FFRs are passionate about two things: their alma mater and helping potential applicants. As an officer, he was often gone taking care of his troops, performing his duties, and faithfully serving his country.
It was men like my father and those with whom he served that rose to stand up to people who seek to destroy everything we hold dear. To many when the word "free" is uttered about any of the academies people's ears perk up and heads turn.
These visits typically begin at 9 am on Mondays through Fridays during September through April.
For the majority however, the calling of Duty, Honor, Country is one we seek to answer as well as the opportunity to continue our education at an institution whose goal everyday is to inspire you to be a leader of character.
However,I know that I belong at West Point and I hope to not only prove myself during the decision process, but to continue to prove and improve myself long after. It was my goal to become an officer; now it is my goal to become a warrior and a gentleman, in the finest sense of the word.
I'm running along a stone path flanked by beautiful great green lawns towards an awe-inspiring stoney castle, not that I had a chance to admire. They also tour West Point and the Museum, take a boat ride on the Hudson, and even enjoy a mixer. Finally, after an eight minute rest, all candidates run the mile.
A max score of points requires men to throw the ball feet while women can max it with a throw of 66 feet. All it takes is dedication, some free time, and the willingness to learn about the various aspects of the process via the Admissions Team Tutorial.
They lived in the cadet barracks and ate in Washington Hall. All candidates are led and trained by a cadre of about 43 cadets.