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Superintendent of the United States Military Academy, Lt. Gen. Robert L. Caslen, Jr., and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin E. Dempsey, present arms with the West Point Color Guard as Queen Latifah sings the National Anthem to kick off the National Basketball Association All Star Game at Madison Square Garden, Feb. 15. (Photo by: Staff Sgt. Vito T. Bryant/ USMA Public Affairs)
Cadet Brigade Commander, Cadet First Captain Austin Welch, presents a coin to guest speaker, Col. John Baskerville, at the 2015 Henry O. Flipper Dinner Feb. 12 at the Cadet Mess Hall. Since 1977, West Point has held the dinner in honor of Henry O. Flipper, the first African-American to graduate West Point in 1877. (Photo by: Kathy Eastwood/ Pointer View)
All nine Sandhurst teams from 4th Regiment conducted training Jan. 28 in the first of three regimental-level competitions for skills assessment. (Photo by Mike Strasser/USMA PAO)
Members of the Class of 2015 celebrated another milestone Jan. 29 when they gathered for Post Night to receive the locations of their first duty assignments and start dates for Basic Officer Leadership Course. (Photo by: Mike Strasser/USMA PAO)
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.
  This Week's Pointer View (PDF)Feb. 26 Pointer View 
The Club Report
   The Club Report
   An update on various club activities from 
   the past week.
 DSS War Council continues 
War Council on ISIS
The Defense and Strategic Studies Program continued its War Council series Feb. 18 with a strategic perspective on combatting ISIS. Read more...

Plebes visit Holocaust Museum
Plebes visit National Holocaust Museum
The Department of History sent 80 members of the Class of 2018 to visit the U.S. National Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. Read more...
 Sharing Ideas    
The inaugural Idea Sharing Session was conducted Feb. 20 to promote intellectualism, encourage idea generation and enhance leader development. Read more...

Club Hockey faces Navy

Club Hockey
Support the Club Hockey team on Valentine's Day as they face-off against Navy 4:30 p.m. at Tate Rink. Admission is free. Read more...
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West Point is a tremendous place to live and serve. Find out more about available assignment opportunities within the USMA staff and faculty here...