Assemblyman Schmitt Pays Tribute To Cadets During West Point Day In Albany

ALBANY, NY — Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM - New Windsor) paid tribute to a group of cadets from the United States Military Academy during the annual West Point Day on Thursday, March 24, 2022, held in the New York State Capitol in Albany. A group of cadets and officers from West Point were honored in the Senate and Assembly chambers for their dedication, commitment, and desire to serve our nation faithfully.

"It is my honor and distinct privilege to represent the United State’s Military Academy at West Point in the New York State Assembly. West Point is our nation’s most significant and exceptional military academy, exemplified by the Academy’s fantastic cadets,” Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt stated. “I am proud to continue to the tradition of recognizing West Point cadets in Albany at the State Legislature’s Annual West Point Day. These cadets will go on to be our nation’s leaders, protecting our nation at home and abroad, ensuring continued freedom for all. We thank them for their dedication, and today we show our appreciation for their commitment to service.”

Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay stated, “Each year, it is truly an honor and a pleasure to meet the next generation of American heroes face-to-face on West Point Day. As a legislative body, it is our job to ensure the cadets at West Point, and all active service members and veterans, have the support they need here at home. And while we work diligently for them year-round, West Point Day gives us an invaluable opportunity to meet these individuals and listen to their stories. I am extremely thankful for this opportunity and look forward to meeting this year’s class.”