14 Sep '18, 8pm

Branch Week is coming to a close at West Point. Which #Army branch would you choose?

Branch Week is coming to a close at West Point. Which #Army branch would you choose?

The Army is changing, but as the cadets at the U.S. Military Academy prepare to become the next generation of Army leaders, they are getting ready to face that challenge head on. During the annual Branch Week at West Point from Sept. 10-14, the cadets have had the chance to learn about each of the branches open to them upon graduation and how they are adapting to the changes currently facing the Army. After 16 years of warfare in the Middle East and with the constantly growing importance of electronics in the Army, the challenges facing this generation of cadets are different than any before. "The Army is in a transition right now. We have fought wars in a certain way for the last 16 years and we are facing threats that are near-peer," Capt. Kimberly Kopack, who spent the week at West Point introducing cadets to the Air Defense Artillery branch, said. "We are facing threat...

Full article: https://www.army.mil/article/211171/branch_week_shows_cad...

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