May 3, 2017

Assembly Honors West Point Cadets and Commemorates New York State's
More Than 200 Year Connection to the U. S. Military Academy

photo Speaker Carl Heastie welcomes U.S. Military Academy Superintendent Lieutenant General Robert L. Caslen, Jr., to the Assembly chamber on West Point Day with a resolution honoring the commitment of West Point's cadets to the defense of our freedom and peace throughout the world. During this annual tribute to the Academy's men and women and their extraordinary devotion to "duty, honor and country," the Assembly also commemorates New York State's 215 year association with the nation's most prestigious military academy located at West Point, on the historic west bank of the Hudson River.