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Sophomore running back Andy Davidson bursts through Temple’s defensive line into the end zone for one of his two touchdowns during Army West Point’s 28-13 win in their season opener Sept. 2 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Vito T. Bryant) For the sixth year in a row, the U.S. Military Academy ranks No. 1 on the Princeton Review’s list of “Most Accessible Professors.”  The report also ranked West Point in its Top 10 schools in several categories, including No. 1 for “Students Study the Most.” Other notable rankings include No. 2 in “Best College Library,” No. 2 in “Everyone Plays Intramural Sports,” No. 3 in “Best Health Services” and No. 3 in “Most Active Student Government.” (U.S. Army photo by: Carmine Cocchia) The U.S. Military Academy Class of 2017 assembled at Trophy Point Aug. 26, 2016 to receive their class rings during the annual Ring Ceremony. Ring Weekend, which includes the Ring Ceremony, Ring Banquet and a Cadet Hop, commemorates the Firsties’ (Seniors) academic careers as they enter their final year at West Point. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Vito T. Bryant) Class is back in session for the United States Corps of Cadets! Aug. 15 marks the official start of the 2016-2017 academic year. (U.S. Army photo by 2nd Lt. Kevin Baek)
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)
September 22 Pointer View
Branch Week
Branch Week
Members of the Air Defense Artillery speak to cadets about their branch and the use of the Patriot Missile Defense System during Branch Week Sept. 10-16 in Central Area. See Pages 1-3 in Sept. 22 PV issue ...

Campo Visits
Campo Visit
Jose Campo, one of the 152 cadets expelled in 1976 over a cheating scandal, returned to West Point on Sept. 9 to tell his story to cadets, encouraging them to make good choices and act honorably. See Page 4 in Sept. 22 PV issue...
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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...