What New Army Cadets Go Through On Their First Day At West Point

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We got an inside look at what it's like on the first day for new cadets at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Over 1,200 cadet candidates arrived on campus on a sweltering July morning for "Reception Day." After an emotional farewell with their families, the new cadets took the first steps of a rigorous six-weeks-long basic training regimen.

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Old enough to kill, not old enough to drink a beer 😂

Author — D Wayne

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Everyone: Gender equality is important


US Military: Girls can keep their hair, mkay.

Author — ラスマスKeiwaM

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The recommendations have brought us together again my friends.

Author — aNoNyMoUs PiG

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0:16 (Frame freezes, record scratches): "Yep, that's me. You're probably wondering how I got here and what decisions I made that led me here. Let's take it to the beginning".

Author — Marl Kalone

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The fact that she has McDonald in her name really serves her purpose as a true American.

Author — meefhere

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0:01 please, don't give a grenade to that guy

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0:16 my dude hasn't even started and already has ptsd xD

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6:29 I think if you embrace the *S U C C*

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0:16 men:"I didn't sign for this"

Author — Captain Sandwich

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0:16 this is when he realized he made the wrong choice..

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"Henry Kissinger referred to military men as "dumb, stupid animals to be used" as pawns for foreign policy." -- The Final Days, Woodward and Bernstein

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My first day of college I got incredibly smashed and missed my second day of classes....

Author — Bust Down Thotiana

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Most of the mens hair is already pretty short, which is not a distraction. Women’s hair is long, but they don’t have to cut it off. Okay equality come through 🤣

Author — Cris. Hernandez

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0:16 "Hello darkness my old friend...."

Author — Marl Kalone

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Congrats you are now 18! You are officially mature enough to make the decision to die for your country. Hell yeah! I’ll drink to that! Wahoo wahooo there champ; you’re not old enough for them there adult beverages yet. Here’s a juice box. If you make it another 3 years we will crack a cold one, hows that sound? 🤦🏽‍♂️

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They're gonna look just as clueless as a 2LT 🤣🤣🤣

Author — triggerrick

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These aren't "Army Cadets". They are West Point New Cadets.

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I'm literally only watching this because I don't want to do my homework

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My former math teacher Brian Bailey attended this school. He was a real model for a soldier, teacher, and mentor. I never did get to thank him for his guidance before he left my school in Manhattan.

Author — Nostalgic Cerebellum

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"leadership laboratory" = just blindly screaming your lungs out at the newbies.

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