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U. S. Military Academy Class of 2016 Cadets gather into Eisenhower Hall at West Point for Branch Night Nov. 19.  During Branch Night, cadets open Branch Notification Letters containing the U.S. Army branch the cadet will commission into upon graduation fr
The U.S. Corps of Cadets unveiled specially designed attire in its continued commitment to the “It’s On Us” campaign Nov. 21. West Point has participated in the campaign, which focuses on the prevention of sexual harassment and assault, since it was initiated by President Obama in 2014. (U.S. Army photo by: Eric Bartelt/ Pointer View)
U. S. Military Academy Class of 2016 Cadets rejoice while proudly holding their Branch Notification Letters during the Branch Night Ceremony at Eisenhower Hall Nov. 19. During the ceremony, the First Class Cadets found out which of the U.S. Army branches they will commission into upon graduation from the Academy. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Vito T. Bryant/ USMA Public Affairs)
Army West Point Football runs into Michie Stadium carrying the national flags of the United States and France Nov. 14. The United States Military Academy stands with the French people and all those who lost loved ones in the Paris attacks. (U.S. Army photo by: John Pellino/ West Point DPTMS VI)
Brig. Gen. John Thomson, 75th Commandant of the US Corps of Cadets, administers the oath of enlistment to future service members Nov. 8 at MetLife Stadium. The ceremony took place during the New York Jets’ Salute to Service Game. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Chrissy Rivers/ West Point Band)
Welcome to the United States Military Academy
The United States Military Academy's mission is to educate, train and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the nation as an officer in the United States Army.

The Academy provides a superb four-year education, which focuses on the leader development of cadets in the academic, military, and physical domains, all underwritten by adherence to a code of honor.
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November 19 Pointer View
Lt. Gen. Hal Moore Award 
Hal Moore Award
The West Point Department of Physical Education presents Class of 2016 Cadets Tyler F. McLees and Ashley J. Zeitvogel with the Lt. Gen. Hal Moore Warrior Athlete of Excellence Award Nov. 12. See Page3 ...
Commandant's Book Club
Commandant's Book Club
Pultizer Prize winning author David Finkel shared the stage with four members of his non-fiction book, "The Good Soldiers," during the Commandant's Book Club Nov. 12. See Page 4 ...
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