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The U.S. Military Academy Class of 2021 completed their 12-mile March Back from Camp Buckner to West Point on Aug. 14, 2017.  In addition to the Class of 2021 new cadets, USMA leadership, cadet cadre, staff, faculty and West Point alumni marched back as well. (U.S. Army photo by Michelle Eberhart) U.S. Military Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Robert L. Caslen Jr. leads USMA staff and faculty in a morning run around West Point on Aug. 16 to boost morale and come together before the academic year officially begins Aug. 21.  (U.S. Army photo by Michelle Eberhart) A Class of 2021 new cadet from F Company practices rappelling during Cadet Basic Training II on July 31.  (U.S. Army photo by Michelle Eberhart) On July 30, USMA’s Class of 2020 completed their Run Back from Camp Buckner, marking the completion of Cadet Field Training for the rising yearlings. At the same time, the Class of 2021 conducted March Out to Buckner to continue Cadet Basic Training. (U.S. Army photo by 2nd Lt. Austin Lachance)
Cadet Levasseur, USMA Class of 2020, applies camouflage in preparation for a field training exercise at Camp Buckner. (U.S. Army Photo by Cadet Robert Norwood)
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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.

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Cadre take pride in new cadetsCadre take pride in new cadetsClass of 2019 Cadet Talitha Peace stands over a new cadet counting off push-ups as other new cadets read from their New Cadet Handbooks July 21. See Page 3 in the July 27 PV issue...

CFT meets CBT
CFT meets CBT
U.S. Military Academy's Class of 2020 completed its Run Back from Camp Buckner July 30. As they finished their summer training, the Class of 2021 new cadets executed the March Out to Buckner to continue Cadet Basic Training. See Pages 1 and 3 in the August 3 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...