The Cadet Prayer was no exception. This prayer was written by Colonel Clayton E. Wheat, when he was Chaplain at the United States Military Academy 1918-1926.
When factoring in bonuses and additional compensation , a Cadet at US Army can expect to make an average total pay of $13,492 .
Privileges are only allowed for Cadets in “good standing” and are commensurate with rank. (a) All Cadets . Cadet Privates of legal age are only allowed to consume alcohol when on pass or leave and when outside of the West Point Military Reservation and the walking limits boundaries.
Cell phones are normally allowed once the academic year begins, but this may vary by company. Cell phone reception at the Academy is spotty at best.
Make us to choose the harder right instead of the easier wrong and never to be content with a half truth when the whole truth can be won. This portion of the prayer is poignant. Leaders make the hard choices. Leading with excellence is about choosing the harder right instead of the easier wrong .
Quote by Thomas S Monson: “May we ever choose the harder right instead of ”
United States Naval Academy ( USNA ) USNA is the most competitive of the service academies in terms of admissions, with only 9% of applicants receiving an acceptance.
It’s not unusual for cadets to drop out of West Point , an institution known for its rigorous academic and physical demands. But the window for dropping out without the potential for a penalty is in the first two years. Dropouts are rare after that point .
All are required to be U.S. citizens and between 17 and 23 years old. West Point cadets must be unmarried, not pregnant, and not under obligation to support any children. Above-average high school or college academic records, and good scores on either the ACT or SAT tests are also expected.
West Point is considered a “Stone Cold Sober” school by Princeton Review, which is in part due to the rigorous training of the cadets and their lack of interaction (for the most part) outside of the strict regime of West Point . Uniforms keep the vibes homogenized and the sex appeal to a minimum.
Cadets always find time for fun and relaxation. There are many outlets for cadets to enjoy their free time at West Point . The Cadet Activities Office coordinates more than 100 extracurricular activities.
1) No, there are no classes on the weekends /holidays at least for most people. You get a few days off for Thanksgiving, about 2 weeks for Christmas, about week for Spring Break and at least 2 weeks off in the summer. As for weekends , your privileges as to where you can go on the weekends will increase with each year.
ACADEMIC MAJORS American Politics. Applied Statistics & Data Science. Chemical Engineering . Chemistry . Civil Engineering . Computer Science . Cyber Science. Defense and Strategic Studies.
R – Day or Reception Day is the day the Cadet Candidates enter (report to) West Point . Candidates report early in the day (time assigned by the last digit of their social security number) to begin their in processing for their 47-month experience.