West Point: Innovation and Development (August 24, 2012)
West Point-Highland Falls Rotarian John Willis discusses his position as Director of Research Operations at the Institute for Innovation and Development at West Point’s U.S. Military Academy. A retired Lieutenant Colonel, Mr. Willis describes several of the 37 research centers and programs as well as his family’s history of three generations in the military. Pointing out that West Point is not only a training center for tomorrow’s officers but also a highly respected four year college, Mr. Willis reviews the admissions process in some detail. He also identifies West Point’s many additional activities open to the public, such as its tours, concerts, and theater, which attracts top talents.