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Senior outside hitter Olivia Fairfield had six total blocks and 12 kills for a .524 hitting percentage during the Army West Point Volleyball team’s 3-1 sets win over Colgate Sept. 24 at Gillis Field House. (U.S. Army photo by: Eric Bartelt) 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) A cadet mixes concrete during CE483, Reinforced Concrete Design. During this course students are introduced to the materials and mechanical properties of concrete, and the design of reinforced concrete structures. (U.S. Army photo by: 2nd Lt. Kevin Baek)
U.S. Military Academy senior leaders lead a formation across the finish line at the Tunnel to Towers Run in New York City Sept. 25. Approximately 1700 personnel from the Academy participated in the event.  (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 29 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...