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Construction has begun on the Michie Stadium Preservation Project. Mills Road is now closed to all vehicular and foot traffic between Stony Lonesome Road and Herbert Hall. Learn more.

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West Point Assists Military with Food-Supply Mapping Tool in Hudson Valley to Plan Crisis Response

Categories: Academics, Cadet News

The Hudson Valley was the initial test case for an interactive mapping system developed by the U.S. Department of Defense to plan food-supply disaster response. The system under development by military and federal emergency responders will be used to understand the challenges and weaknesses of a localized food system in times of crisis or natural disasters by pinpointing key locations for food production and community-level distribution.

The U.S. Military Academy gathered data needed to map and assess systems related to critical human needs through the CIS Project: Center for the Study of Civil-Military Operations at West Point.

The project is also instructional. It teaches cadets how to work with civilian entities when offering humanitarian assistance or entering a conflict zone.

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