Military Academy Research Paper

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My motivation for seeking admittance to the U.S. Military Academy started in my early childhood. When I was a child I said I wanted to be a soldier and serve my country in the most honorable way possible. To this day that has not changed. The military always fascinated me. In my childhood I would watch military documentaries over cartoons. They still continue to intrigue me. Going into high school I considered the different branches of the armed forces. I decided the Army was the best fit for me and that becoming an active duty officer will be the best path to take to make the Army a career. In my junior year of high school that plan changed slightly. When I turned seventeen I decided to enlist in the Army reserves through the split option. This allowed me to …show more content…

At the same time I am applying again for West Point. I am determined to get into West Point. In the fall I will be attending Valley Forge Military College to improve my academics and open up more opportunities for myself. Why specifically West Point and not some ROTC? West Point is the premier way to become an active duty officer. The U.S. Military Academy offers the best education and the best training. If I am going to become an officer in the Army I want to be one of the best and West Point produces some of the best officers in the Military. West Point will also challenge me and push me to be a better person and to do better. I want that challenge. I want to be the best that I can be. I want to learn and become a better person, a more knowledgeable person, a more focused person, a more driven person, and most importantly, a leader. As I have mentioned before I want to make a career out of the Army. As far as my plans for the future of my military career I would like to become an officer and stay in as long I can and become an accomplished officer. This is a job I have always wanted to

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