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  United States Military Academy at West Point
The United States Military Academy is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
USMA was first accredited by Middle States in 1949 and has been reaccredited each successive decade.
Military training is combined with military science instruction to provide a solid military foundation for officership.
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  United States Military Academy — FactMonster.com
The original act provided that the Corps of Engineers stationed at West Point should constitute a military academy, but the growing threat of war with England in 1812 resulted in congressional action to increase the corps and to expand the academy's facilities.
the military academy was one of the nation's major sources of civil engineers, and its graduates made excellent records in the Mexican War and especially in the Civil War.
The sources of nomination are the President of the United States; the Vice President; U.S. Senators and Representatives; and the representatives of the District of Columbia and the U.S. territories.
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  AllRefer.com - United States Military Academy, United States (Colleges, U.S.) - Encyclopedia
United States Military Academy, Colleges, U.S. Related Category: Colleges, U.S. United States Military Academy, at West Point, N.Y.; for training young men and women to be officers in the U.S. army; founded and opened in 1802.
the military academy was one of the nation's major sources of civil engineers, and its graduates made excellent records in the Mexican War and especially in the Civil War.
The sources of nomination are the President of the United States; the Vice President; U.S. Senators and Representatives; and the representatives of the District of Columbia and the U.S. territories.
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  United States Military Academy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Established in 1802, it is the oldest military academy in the United States.
Following the Air Force Academy sexual assault scandal and due to concerns about alleged sexual assault in the U.S. military the U.S. Department of Defense was required to establish a task force to investigate sexual harassment and assault at the United States military academies in the law funding the military for the 2004 fiscal year.
The commanding officer of the United States Military Academy is its superintendent.
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 ipedia.com: United States Military Academy Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Academy graduates are awarded a Bachelor of Science degree and commissioned as Second Lieutenants in the U.S. Army.
George Washington quickly realized the need for a national military academy, however his Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson argued that there was no provision in the Constitution which allowed for the creation of a military academy.
For the first half century, USMA graduates were largely responsible for the construction of the bulk of the nation's initial railway lines, bridges, harbors and roads.
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 United States Military Academy, Military Academy in United States
United States Military Academy is popularly known as the West Point or USMA.
It was established on 1802 that is supposed to be the oldest academy in United States.
The Graduate from the Military academy is known as the "The Long Gray Line" after they have passed out being a cadet.
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 United States Military Academy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: )
the military academy was one of the nation’s major sources of civil engineers, and its graduates made excellent records in the Mexican War and especially in the Civil War.
The academy is now under the general direction and supervision of the Dept. of the Army.
The sources of nomination are the President of the United States; the Vice President; U.S. Senators and Representatives; and the representatives of the District of Columbia and the U.S. territories.
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  United States Military Academy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Military Academy, also known as West Point, or simply USMA or Army is a United States Army fort and military academy.
Established in 1802, it is the oldest military academy in the United States.
Following the Air Force Academy sexual assault scandal and due to concerns about alleged sexual assault in the U.S. military, the Department of Defense was required to establish a task force to investigate sexual harassment and assault at the United States military academies in the law funding the military for the 2004 fiscal year.
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 United States Military Academy - West point   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The United States Military Academy, the nation's oldest national service academy, focuses on educating, training and inspiring the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate will be commissioned a leader of character.
Simply the Honor Code states that "A cadet will not lie, cheat, steal, or tolerate those who do." The purpose of the Honor Code is to foster a commitment to honorable living in cadets in preparation for their service as leaders of character for the Army.
Military training is conducted primarily during the summer here at West Point's Camp Buckner and at military installations throughout the country and the world.
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The names of the subjects to be taught at the Academy are changed, where necessary, to conform to the names of those presently taught, pursuant to regulations and orders issued under the general authority for the change of titles of departments of instruction, contained in section 4332 of this title.
In clause (4)(B) and (I), the provisions of 10:1077 and 1077a relating to the appointment of a civilian in the department of English, and a professor of economics, government, and history, by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, are omitted as executed.
(c) The director of admissions of the Academy shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, and shall perform such duties as the Superintendent of the Academy may prescribe with the approval of the Secretary of the Army.
uscode.house.gov /download/pls/10C403.txt   (11415 words)

  
 U.S. Military Academy Insignia Page
Background:  The Distinctive Unit Insignia was originally approved for the U.S. Military Academy Detachment of Troops on 23 Apr 1923.
On a shield of the United States of America the emblem of the United States Military Academy, viz; a helmet of Pallas over a Greek sword, Proper.
Holden, Librarian of the Military Academy and author of a book on Heraldry, and incorporated in its final design, suggestions received from certain well known artists including Mr.
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 United States Military Academy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The United States Military Academy, also known simply as West Point and USMA, is a U.S. military academy and former Army fort.
General of the Army Dwight Eisenhower, Class of 1915 (34th President of the United States)
Gen., Class of 1915 (1st Superintendent of the United States Air Force Academy)
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 Army.com - Articles - United States Military Academy - West Point
Since its founding two centuries ago, the Military Academy has accomplished its mission by developing cadets in four critical areas: intellectual, physical, military, and moral-ethical - a four-year process called the "West Point Experience." Specific developmental goals are addressed through several fully coordinated and integrated programs.
Cadets spend their third and fourth summers serving in active Army units around the world; attending advanced training courses such as airborne, air assault or northern warfare; or training the first and second year cadets as members of the leadership cadre.
Military training is combined with military science instruction to provide a solid military foundation for officership.
www.army.com /articles/april_west_point.html   (556 words)

  
 United States Military Academy - College Closeup
The Academy’s mission is to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character who is committed to the values of duty, honor, and country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the nation as an officer in the United States Army.
The United States Military Academy provides its graduates with a solid foundation for intellectual and moral/ethical growth that is essential for successfully handling high-level responsibilities in national service.
Uniforms, room inspections, military drill, parades, and physical exercise become part of everyday life, and extensive demands are made upon new cadets to foster maturity, perseverance, and ability to succeed when challenged.
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 Military Academies
The Naval Academy was founded in 1845 in what is now historic Annapolis, MD. The Naval Academy gives young men and women the up-to-date academic and professional training needed to be effective naval and marine officers in their assignments after graduation.
Cadets learn basic military skills, including leadership, through a demanding Military Program Cadets spend their third and fourth summers serving in active Army units around the world; attending advanced training courses such as airborne, air assault or northern warfare; or training the first and second year cadets as members of the leadership cadre.
The U.S. Coast Guard Academy is unique among the service academies in that we educate the leaders of a humanitarian force.
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 United States Military Academy - Search Results - MSN Encarta
United States Military Academy - Search Results - MSN Encarta
United States Military Academy, public, coeducational military college at West Point, New York, maintained by the United States Department of the...
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 United States Military Academy
The United States Military Academy — also known as West Point — is an academic training institute for the grooming of cadets for the United States armed forces, and is the oldest continuously occupied military post in the country.
The United States Military Academy was conceived in 1802, with the aim to develop its own team of a technically sound workforce, in an attempt to eliminate completely America’s wartime reliance on foreign engineers and artillerists.
It was Colonel Sylvanus Thayer — hailed as the "Father of the Military Academy" — who had upgraded the academic standards and inculcated a fresh spirit of military discipline and an emphasis on honorable conduct to the whole procedure.
www.u-s-history.com /pages/h3616.html   (807 words)

  
 Welcome to The United States Military Academy Prep School - Home Page
The purpose of the United States Military Academy Preparatory School (USMAPS) is to prepare selected candidates for admission to the United States Military Academy.
To provide focused academic, military and physical instruction in a moral-ethical military school environment in order to prepare and motivate candidates for success at the United States Military Academy.
The U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School, known as USMAPS, the Prep School, or West Point Prep, was formally established in 1946, but the "history" of "prepping" of soldiers for West Point has been done since Congress enacted legislation in 1916 authorizing appointments for soldiers to West Point.
www.usma.edu /USMAPS   (304 words)

  
 US Military Academy | United States Military Academy
The United States Military Academy at West Point, established in 1802 and better known as West Point, is the Army's four-year college.
They are also taught military courtesy, uniform regulations, drill and ceremony, and of course, lots of physical fitness.
Graduates of the US Military Academy routinely go on to careers in the top levels of the Army, government, Fortune 500 corporations, and quite often to graduate school programs.
www.princetonreview.com /cte/articles/military/armyacademy.asp   (420 words)

  
 FastWeb: United States Military Academy
The Military Academy has, since its founding in 1802, provided a broadly structured undergraduate curriculum that balances the physical sciences and engineering with the behavioral and social sciences.
The Military Academy provides its graduates with a solid foundation for intellectual and moral/ethical growth that is essential for successfully handling high-level responsibilities in national service.
Uniforms, room inspections, military drill, parades, and physical exercise become part of everyday life, and extensive demands are made upon new cadets to foster maturity, perseverance, and ability to succeed when challenged.
www.fastweb.com /fastweb/colleges/view_united_states_military_academy_9071   (2073 words)

  
 United States military academy: military career, education and training at military school, boot camp and boarding and ...
United States military academy: military career, education and training at military school, boot camp and boarding and private school
United States Military Academy, also known as "West Point" and "Army", founded 1802.
Any of these and other military academies are a sound option to start your military career in the United States.
www.military-school.org /Towards_Military_Career/Academies.asp   (92 words)

  
 Events : United States Military Academy Band   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The United States Military Academy Band, the U.S. Army's oldest active band, traces its roots to the Revolutionary War, when fifers and drummers were stationed with companies of minutemen across the river from West Point.
With the establishment of the U.S. Military Academy in 1802 came an increased demand for military music.
As the premier musical representative of the United States Army, the band appeared at many historical events, including the dedication of the Erie Canal, the Chicago and New York World's Fairs, and the funerals of Ulysses S. Grant and Franklin D. Roosevelt.
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 College Profiles - U.S. Military Academy/West Point
The United States Military Academy, our nation's oldest service academy, is located in New York's picturesque Hudson Valley, approximately 50 miles north of New York City.
Each of these programs is rooted in principles of ethical-moral development, epitomized by the Academy motto, "Duty, Honor, Country." Upon graduation, cadets are commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army and are normally required to serve on active duty for at least five years.
All cadets also study military science and receive classroom instruction in the principles of small-unit tactics and leadership during a two-week intersession between the first and second semesters.
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 US Universites and Colleges Program - United States Military Academy
University Attributes: Since its founding nearly two centuries ago, the Military Academy has accomplished its mission by developing cadets in four critical areas: intellectual, physical, military, and moral-ethical - a four-year process called the 'West Point Experience.' Specific developmental goals are addressed through several fully coordinated and integrated programs.
Cadets learn basic military skills, including leadership, through a demanding Military Program which begins on their first day at West Point.
Military training is combined with military science instruction to provide a solid military foundation for officership.
www.usuniversities.com /listingsp3.cfm/listing/6500   (291 words)

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