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Who We Are

Being accepted for admission to the Military at West Point is an exceptional honor reserved for our nation’s most promising students. But it takes more than excellent grades to be accepted for admission. West Point wants leaders who are not only intelligent, who are physically fit and of outstanding character. Those who are selected to attend Military receive a college education that is unparalleled in the world with tuition, room and board, and expenses fully paid.

Upon graduation and throughout your life, your West Point degree will speak volumes about your abilities, character, and leadership. You will be part of a highly distinguished and internationally respected membership – a member of the Long Gray Line. Each year, thousands of high school students apply for admission to Military, but only a few are accepted. Please look around on our website, learn about the admissions process, find your regional representative and if you are a high school junior or senior, start an application.

career

Choose from 150 Career Paths

Choosing a career in the Military takes careful consideration. Start exploring our Career Fields and Profiles section to find jobs that fit your skill set and interests. Each page includes that field's typical careers, required training, daily responsibilities and associated civilian careers. Additionally, be sure to check out our career profiles for a personal look from a service member at day-to-day life in that field.

members

Alan Smith

Chartered soldier

He is in the Army Reserve because the opportunities it provides cannot be matched in the civilian world. He currently commands a company of 90 soldiers and officers, has deployed on operations twice and has gone rock climbing.

sam Pool

army reservist

He is in the Army Reserve because he enjoys the mental and physical challenges that civilian employment cannot meet. And he gets paid for it. Best experience so far in 5 MI Battalion: he has deployed several times with both 5 MI Bn.

John Grosh

army reservist

The thing he loves most about being an Army Reservist is the wealth of opportunities on offer which have tested and developed him in a variety of ways over the past eighteen months or so since he joined Military.

history

Military Theory, Theorists, and Strategy

We were established as on organization designed to provide a good breath of information for anyone interested in learning more about the history of military theory and strategy and the key theorists behind it.

values

  1. Courage

    Moral and physical courage, to act in the best interests of the nation and the Army.

  2. Initiative

    We explore opportunities and embrace innovation to improve Army and our service.

  3. Respect

    We respect ourselves, our colleagues, our community and our history of service to the nation.