Cadet Basic Training at West Point

By West Point Directorate of Public Affairs and CommunicationsAugust 5, 2010

Three new West Point cadets from Alpha Company rappel down the 75-foot wall at the Pine Ridge Mountaineering site July 28.
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Three new West Point cadets from Alpha Company rappel down the 75-foot wall at the Pine Ridge Mountaineering site July 28. (Photo Credit: Tommy Gilligan, West Point Directorate of Public Affairs and Communications) VIEW ORIGINAL
Two Bravo Company cadets close their eyes in reaction to the chemical compound to which they were exposed in the House of Tears (gas chamber) during their Chemical, Biological and Radiological portion of training during Cadet Basic Training July 28. The new cadets are in the final stage of CBT and will conclude training with March Back from Camp Buckner to the front of Washington Hall on Aug. 9.
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Two Bravo Company cadets close their eyes in reaction to the chemical compound to which they were exposed in the House of Tears (gas chamber) during their Chemical, Biological and Radiological portion of training during Cadet Basic Training July 28. The new cadets are in the final stage of CBT and will conclude training with March Back from Camp Buckner to the front of Washington Hall on Aug. 9. (Photo Credit: Tommy Gilligan, West Point Directorate of Public Affairs and Communications) VIEW ORIGINAL
A new cadet assigned to Alpha Company moves through the woods during live-fire lane training July 26.
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New cadets disembark from a V-22 Osprey at Landing Zone Owl during Cadet Basic Training July 31. From there, the cadets moved on to the parade field at Camp Buckner, where they practiced calling in nine-line medical evacuation requests before the Ospreys flew them to Target Hill Field. (Photo by
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – New cadets disembark from a V-22 Osprey at Landing Zone Owl during Cadet Basic Training July 31. From there, the cadets moved on to the parade field at Camp Buckner, where they practiced calling in nine-line medical evacuation requests before the Ospreys flew them to Target Hill Field. (Photo by (Photo Credit: Sgt. Vincent Fusco, Dir. of Public Affairs and Communications) VIEW ORIGINAL