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Be, Know,Do: Forming character the West Point Way

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Conventional wisdom says that by the time young people reach college, it’s too late to change them. The U.S. Military Academy begs to differ. The civilian world can learn a lot from the way West Point instills values, shapes behaviors, and builds character.

… West Point embarked upon an intense institutional conversation that continues to this day. We questioned our basic assumptions and reexamined our very essence. In a world that had been remade virtually overnight, what was the purpose of the U.S. Military Academy, and how exactly should we go about meeting that obligation?

Check out the article – https://frrl.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/beknowdo_formingcharacterthewestpointway.pdf

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March 21, 2010 at 5:03 am

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