Cadets Participate in Field Training at West Point, N.Y.

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Army cadets practice using binoculars before a field training exercise on Camp Buckner at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., July 10, 2013. Cadet teams rehearsed several field exercises, including marksmanship, urban operations, land navigation and interdiction for improvised explosive devices. The exercises trained more than 1,000 cadet candidates from the Class of 2016. U.S. Army photo by Mike Strasser
  • Army cadets receive a briefing before their field training exercise on Camp Buckner at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., July 10, 2013.  U.S. Army photo by Mike Strasser
  • An Army cadet uses a lensatic compass during a field training exercise on Camp Buckner at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., July 10, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Mike Strasser
  • Army cadets receive a terrain map briefing by a soldier assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division’s 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, before their field training exercise on Camp Buckner at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., July 10, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Mike Strasser
  • An Army cadet uses a radio to report a situation to his headquarters during field training on Camp Buckner at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., July 10, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Mike Strasser
  • Army cadets read over the next training scenario during their field training exercise on Camp Buckner at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., July 10, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Mike Strasser
  • An Army cadet manuevers along a rope over the water obstacle during a field training exercise on Camp Buckner at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., July 10, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Mike Strasser
  • An Army cadet slides along a rope over the water obstacle during a field training exercise on Camp Buckner at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., July 10, 2013.
 U.S. Army photo by Mike Strasser
  • An Army cadet splashes into the water after releasing from a cable during a field training exercise on Camp Buckner at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., July 10, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Tommy Gilligan
  • An Army cadet splashes into the water after releasing from a cable during a field training exercise on Camp Buckner at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., July 10, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Tommy Gilligan