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Class of 2019 cadets assembled in Robinson Auditorium for a virtual teleconference with astronauts Jeff Williams and Tim Kopra as they were aboard the International Space Station May 2.  Williams and Kopra, both graduates of the Academy, answered a wide range of questions from math and science to laundry and football. ‪(U.S. Army photo by Michelle Eberhart) Cadet Michael Shares gives an overview of his team project, the Demon Eye, at the West Point Club, April 28.  During the 16th Annual Projects Day hundreds of cadets from all academic departments presented design projects or theses. (U.S. Army photo by: Michelle Eberhart) Cadets Jakub Smola and Jinny Yan defend against a cyber-attack April 12 during the 16th annual Cyber Defense Exercise.  CDX is an annual cyber security exercise in which students from the service academies design and build computer networks and defend them against intrusions by the National Security Agency/Central Security Services (NSA/CSS) Red Team (Red Cell).  (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Vito T. Bryant/ USMA Public Affairs) U.S. Military Academy cadets use a zodiac to cross a water obstacle during the 2016 Sandhurst Military Skills Competition at West Point, April 9. (U.S. Army photo by: Staff Sgt. Vito T. Bryant/ USMA Public Affairs)
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)
May 05 Pointer View
Special Olympics  
Special Olympics
One thousand cadets and community members volunteered and supported roughly 800 athletes from several area counties at the annual Hudson Valley Region Spring Special Olympics at West Point April 23. See Page 3 ...

Days of Remembrance
Days of Remembrance
The Equal Opportunity Office and the Cadet Respect Committee sponsored the annual Days of Remembrance, onserving the Holocaust April 20 at the West Point Club. See Page 7 ...
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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...