West Point, January 2008 − Travels − Captain Tom

West Point, January 2008

Some photos from West Point Military Academy. I went there together with Thomas, a colleague of mine, and his family. West Point is located very close to New York on the western bank of the Hudson river.

Duty Honor Country. Guiding words for the acadamy and title of a famous speach by the american General Douglas MacArthur
The cadets chapel
Again the guiding words
The Cadet Mess Hall and the Washington Monument
Gathering for Lunch. All Cadets have lunch at the same time within 25 minutes
Quarter 100, home of the superintendent and his family
There is a tradition for graduates to plant a tree
The million dollar view to the Hudson and towards Constitution Island
The battle monument