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World War I AIAD8/27/2014
Fifteen U.S. Military Academy cadets and five officers began a circuitous journey, one early June morning, through the rolling farmlands of Northern France for a World War I Academic Individual Advanced Development trip. Read more...
Cadet Leadership Series: Q&A with Austin Welch8/21/2014

​This is the first in a series of interviews with brigade and regiment leadership in the Corps of Cadets. The following is the Q&A with Austin Welch, the brigade commander. Read more...

Cadet Leadership Series: Q&A with Nick Pappas8/21/2014

​This is the second in a series of interviews with brigade and regimental leadership in the Corps of Cadets. This installment features Class of 2015 Cadet Nick Pappas, the brigade command sergeant major. Read more...

USMA welcomes new commandant8/14/2014

​The U.S. Military Academy welcomes Brig. Gen. John Thomson as the 75th commandant of cadets Aug. 11 during a ceremony at Crest Hall. Read more...

Cadet leadership takes charge of Corps8/14/2014
Class of 2015 cadets serving brigade and regimental leadership positions met Saturday at Eisenhower Hall for key leader development training, and spoke with the brigade tactical officer, commandant of cadets and superintendent while planning and collaborating on a shared vision and plan for the academic year. Read more...
Pyramids in Mexico?8/7/2014
Those who have not traveled south of the border are often surprised by the discovery of pyramids left by ancient civilizations of the Americas, such as the Mayan and Aztec. Ancient pyramids are often exclusively associated with Egypt. A group of six cadets had the opportunity to experience life and culture in Mexico from June 24-July 14, everything from exotic foods to astounding pyramids. Read more...
USMA cadets leads cadet candidates through CCBT8/6/2014
Two hundred thirty-four cadet candidates entered the U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School July 21 for Cadet Candidate Basic Training and committed to a one-year program of basic military training, military science and academics. Read more...
Focusing on the Army Ethic8/6/2014
The inaugural theme at the Army Profession Annual Symposium was “Living the Army Ethic” with more than 200 general officers, senior enlisted and DA civilians in attendance July 30-31 at West Point. Read more...
Class of 2018 earns respite midway through CBT7/24/2014
One of the favorite traditions of West Point, at least from a new cadet point of view, is the New Cadet Visitation Day or Ice Cream Social where community members invite new cadets to their homes or to picnic areas for food, fun, relaxation and the all important call home Sunday afternoon. Read more...
Yearlings hone patrolling skills at CFT7/24/2014
They may not have reached the objective, but they learned what they could do better next time and they honed their skills both as warriors and as leaders. That is what Cadet Sgt. Samuel Andersen, Cadet Pfc. Taylor Boylan and Cadet Pfc. Hyanghwa Kwak said after the three U.S. Military Academy cadets served as squad leader and two team leaders, respectively, during a patrolling exercise with five of their fellow 3rd Company cadets July 19. Read more...
Parachute Team trains in England7/24/2014
Following an exciting academic year, the West Point Parachute Team was invited to England this summer to conduct combined training with the Red Devil British Army Parachute Team. Read more...
CLDT concludes with Buckner ceremony6/19/2014
Cadet Leader Development Training ended Monday for more than 900 cadets in the Class of 2015 and Class of 2016.Read more...
Behind the scenes with OPFOR6/18/2014

​During Cadet Leader Development Training this summer, more than 130 rising yearlings served as the opposition force, or OPFOR, and learned a good deal about being bad. Read more...

CLDT: Leading from the Front6/11/2014
More than 900 cadets from the Class of 2015 and Class of 2016 are nearing the end of their 19 days of Cadet Leader Development Training at Camp Buckner. Read more...
Summer STEM Workshop6/11/2014
West Point cadets and faculty shared their knowledge of mathematics, science, technology and engineering with students from across the country during a STEM workshop at the academy. Read more...
2014 Cadet Field Training6/4/2014
The first iteration of Cadet Field Training included roughly 140 rising yearlings who will also serve as the opposition force during Cadet Leader Development Training. Read more...
Cadre prepares for Summer Leaders Experience6/4/2014
The West Point Admissions Office conducts the cadet-led Summer Leaders Experience for rising high school seniors for an accelerated program that includes academic classes and physical and military training to expose them to the challenges of cadet life. Read more...
Why negotation skills matter6/4/2014
In April, the Army instituted new officer evaluation reports built around leadership doctrine outlined in the Army’s leadership manual, ADRP 6-22. Among the changes were format and rating procedure, but there has also been a change in evaluation content. The Army is now explicitly grading officers on their ability to negotiate. Read more...
Volunteers needed for Reception Day rehearsal6/3/2014
Reception Day (R-Day) is an annual event held at the U.S. Military Academy. The Corps of Cadets needs volunteers on June 30 to serve as cadet candidates and go through the process as if they were arriving on R-Day.
Class of 2014 Graduation Banquet5/28/2014

​The Class of 2014 shared their final meal together as cadets May 27 during the Graduation Banquet inside Washington Hall.Read more...

Class of 2014 Graduation5/28/2014

​The Class of 2014 graduated and commissioned as second lieutenants from the U.S. Military Academy May 28. Read more...

Cadet Activities Update: May 22, 20145/21/2014
Men's Team Handball and Grappling closes out this academic year's Cadet Activities Update.Read more...
CASPiE research introduced to plebes, yearlings5/15/2014
Roughly 80 Class of 2017 cadets and several yearlings enrolled in the Advanced General Chemistry course participated in research projects in toxicology, analytical chemistry and chemical engineering this semester. The U.S. Military Academy partnered with the Center for Authentic Science Practice in Education at Purdue University to bring this educational research project to West Point. Read more...
2014 Holocaust Observance Luncheon5/15/2014
Maximilian Lerner spoke about his family’s exile from Austria during the German occupation of Europe and how he fought the Nazis as an American service member during World War II at the 2014 Holocaust Remembrance Day Observance April 28. Read more...
Experts discuss development in Africa5/15/2014
Ambassador William Garvelink, senior advisor for global strategy at International Medical Corps, served as keynote speaker at the 2nd annual African Symposium April 30 in the Haig Room. Read more...
2014 Projects Day5/15/2014
More than 250 presentations from every academic department were on display; everything from posters, presentations, mock court trials to robotics during this year’s Projects Day May 1. Read more...
Workshop explores civil-military relations5/15/2014
For the second year at the U.S. Military Academy, a Student Workshop on Civil-Military Operations brought decades-worth of field experience to the classroom. Read more...
2014 Spring Brigade Championships5/14/2014

​The 2014 Spring Brigade Championships May 5-6 determined the winning teams in five sports from the company athletics program. Read more...

Staff ride provides junior leadership lessons for team captains5/7/2014
Twenty-one U.S. Military Academy Cadet Corps Squad team captains took a staff ride to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, where they learned what it was like to be a young leader during the American Civil War’s climatic battle. Read more...
Cadet Activities Update5/6/2014

​The Cadet Activities Update for the week ending May 9, 2014. Read more...

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