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The Class of 2022 officially joins the Corps of Cadets during the Acceptance Day Parade, Aug. 18, 2018. (U.S. Army photo by Cadet Isabela Vargas)

The Corps of Cadets began the 2018-19 school year Monday morning with the first day of class, Aug. 20, 2018. (U.S. Army Photo by Brandon OConnor) Members of the U.S. Military Academy Class of 2022 proudly display their motto as they complete the final leg of a 12-mile road march signifying the successful completion of Cadet Basic Training, Aug. 13, 2018. (U.S. Army photo by Michelle Eberhart)

Cadets from Task Force Pace get the opportunity to take a UH-47 Chinook Orientation Flight during Cadet Summer Training. Cadets were offered a unique vantage of the academy grounds. (U.S. Army Photo by Cadet Collin Cooley) The Class of 2022 awaits the moment to join the ranks of the Corps of Cadets during the Acceptance Day Parade, Aug. 18, 2018. (U.S. Army photo by Cadet Isabela Vargas)
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)
August 16 Pointer View
Summer Training continuesSummer Training 
Yearling cadets familiarize themselves with the M4 carbine and advanced optics ahead of weapons qualification with help from members of Task Force Falcon as part of U.S. Military Academy Cadet Field Training July 9 at training ranges.​ See Page 1 for photos in the July 12 PV issue.

AHF Writing Award
AHF Writing Award
Col. Ty Seidule, head of Department of History, Clifford Rogers and Sam Watson (not shown) display three of the Army Historical Foundation distnguished writing awards for history for editing the hard cover books on War World II, Civil War and most recent, the History of the American Revolution. See Page 4 in the August 9 PV issue.
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