MILITARY PROGRAM


 

OVERVIEW

The USMA Military Program consists of military science classroom instruction, military science summer training labs, military development sequence, military enrichment experiences, and the Academy and Military Program capstone officership course. 

PURPOSE

The purpose of the Military Program is to instill in cadets the foundational military competencies necessary to win in a complex world while inspiring them to professional excellence and service to the Nation as an officer in the United States Army.

VISION

The vision is that West Point establishes the world's preeminent land-power military program that:

  • Produces leaders of character who demonstrate the mastery of foundational military competencies necessary to win in a complex world and are inspired to professional excellence;
  • Produces military faculty who demonstrate the military and intellectual competencies necessary to be effective institutional leaders in the Army and operational and strategic leaders in the joint force;
  • Serves as an intellectual resources for solving military problems.

The Military Program has five organizational goals:

  • 1
    CADET EXCELLENCEUSMA graduates demonstrate the mastery of foundational military competencies necessary to win in a complex world and are inspired to military and professional excellence.
  • 2
    EDUCATION AND TRAINING EXCELLENCE: The USMA Military Program provides the world's preeminent military curriculum, pedagogy, and leadership experience in developing of foundational military competencies within graduates.
  • 3
    FACULTY EXCELLENCE:  Military Program faculty possess the military and intellectual competencies necessary to be effective institutional leaders in the Army and operational strategic leaders in the joint force.
  • 4
    SUPERIOR INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL: The USMA Military Program generates new knowledge for the profession of arms, enhances the USMA curriculum, and provides the Army with intellectual resources for solving military problems.
  • 5
    ORGANIZATIONAL EXCELLENCE: The USMA Military Program maintains a learning organization that achieves the mission using the most efficient and effective processes.