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OPAT: Advanced Standards for a Progressive Army3/31/2016

In 1852, the U.S. Military Academy implemented the first Army fitness test, a program that included gymnastics, calisthenics, swimming and fencing. Read more...

Women's Rugby cadets participate in an OPAT testing session March 10 at the Arvin Cadet Physical Development Center.
Mental Health: Be a Friend, Think ACE3/24/2016

Lt. Gen. Robert L. Caslen Jr.'s message to the West Point community regarding mental wellness. Read more...

Army ACE Card
Class of 2019 Plebe Parent Weekend: So Freedom Will Reign3/13/2016
West Point parents came from across the globe to visit their U.S. Military Academy Cadets for Plebe Parent Weekend March 11-13. Read more...


Class of 2019 Cadets march in front of their parents and Academy Command teams during the Plebe Parent Weekend Review March 12 on Washington Hall
Kermit Roosevelt Lecture Series at West Point3/9/2016
Lt. Gen. James I. Bashall, CBE, The Adjutant-General to the Forces, British Army came to West Point on March 9-10 to speak during the 70th annual Kermit Roosevelt Lecture Series. Read more...
Army West Point Crew Teams' 2nd annual Golden Oar Run3/3/2016
The 2nd annual Golden Oar Run, manned by the West Point Men’s and Women’s Crew teams and some family members, took place March 3 at Trophy Point.​​ Read more...
Women's History Month Luncheon: It's more than Cookies3/2/2016

​​The Women’s History Month luncheon took place at the West Point Club March 2. Guest Speaker, Anna Maria Chãvez, CEO of Girl Scouts of USA, spoke to cadets, staff and faculty about the importance of instilling confidence and leadership values at a young age. Read more...