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British officer shares wisdom during Kermit Roosevelt Lecture

The Class of 2024 Cadets gathered at Robinson Auditorium to learn about the legacy of Kermit Roosevelt and receive insight on strategies and tactics from British Lt. Gen. Sir Ralph Wooddisse, commander of the Field Army, during the 76th annual Kermit Roosevelt Lecture on Sept. 29 at the U.S. Military Academy. ...

USMA hosts the Army Cycling Classic, Army places third

The U.S. Military Academy hosted the return of the Army Cycling Classic April 9-10 at Shea Stadium....

Branch Night: Class of 2022 receives its branch notifications

The U.S. Military Academy Class of 2022 celebrated one of its most significant milestones at West Point thus far — Branch Night. On Dec. 2, 1,026 cadets assembled inside Eisenhower Hall Theatre in an event hosted by the Department of Military Instruction to discover what branch they will proudly serve upon graduating and commissioning in May. ...

Cadet News

Spring semester begins with first day of classes

The grind continues again as U.S. Military Academy cadets begin with the first day of classes for the spring semester Tuesday at West Point....

West Point graduates 14 more cadets from Class of 2022

While the Corps of Cadets were streaming out one-by-one to enjoy the winter break, 14 cadets from the Class of 2022 had one more moment to experience before they left West Point for good as the small group graduated Dec. 16 at Crest Hall. ...

West Point cadet selected for Marshall scholarship

Class of 2023 Cadet Marley Wait was recently selected for the Marshall Scholarship. She is an environmental engineering major from Macungie, Pennsylvania, and currently serves as the 1st Regimental Executive Officer. ...

Academic News

West Point among recipients of NSF Award to explore Data Science Education Through Sports Analytics

West Point has a long history with sports. Its first football game was played in 1890 on “The Plain,” after the cadets were challenged by their Navy counterparts. Since then, fans of both teams have been carefully keeping track of wins, losses and scores. So, it would seem natural that sports statistics be incorporated into the U.S. Military Academy curriculum. ...

West Point launches the West Point Press

Faculty, staff and cadets gathered at the West Point Club to witness the grand reveal of the academy’s first university press, the West Point Press, hosted by the 15th Dean of the Academic Board, Brig. Gen. Shane Reeves, Monday at the U.S. Military Academy....

DMI recognizes its best in the military pillar

The Director of the Department of Military Instruction (DMI), Col. Alan Boyer, and the Chief of Military Science and Training, Lt. Col. Daniel Stuewe, along with honored sponsors Clarence Daugette III, JeNeal Granieri, and Chris and April Morgan presented awards for the top achievers in DMI from the last academic year on Nov. 19 at West Point. ...

Community News

Legal Assistance Office has moved to Building 626

Greetings, West Point community! We are excited to share that the Legal Assistance Office has completely moved to the second floor of Building 626. ...

Take a Break! The Benefits of Alcohol Abstinence

The holiday season can be a time of overindulgence in food and drink for many of us. Drinking too much or too frequently has known negative effects on our physical health, our emotional health, and, sometimes, on our bank accounts. ...

Celebrating the life of MLK with birthday observance

The U.S. Military Academy’s Equal Opportunity Office hosted the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Observance on Friday at the West Point Club. The event’s guest speaker was retired Maj. Gen. Barrye L. Price, who is currently the president and CEO of Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA). ...

Sports & Entertainment News

West Point Nordic Ski Club partners with Vermont NG, Army’s Biathlon Team

Taking advantage of a rare opportunity to partner with the Vermont National Guard and the U.S. Army Biathlon Team, nine cadets from the West Point Nordic Ski Team, led by Class of 2025 Cadet Sierra Bennett-Manke, a Department of Foreign Languages German minor, and Maj. John Georg, DFL German instructor, visited Camp Ethan Allen, Vermont, from Jan. 6-8. ...

A Hero on Ice

Superintendent Lt. Gen. Steven W. Gilland (left) and Army West Point Athletics Director Mike Buddie (right) stand with Army West Point Athletic Trainer Rachel Leahy as she was recognized and honored Sunday at Tate Rink before the Providence game for her life-saving work on Army hockeyʼs Eric Huss during a game Jan. 5 at Sacred Heart. ...

Army football defeats Navy in double overtime

In front of a crowd of 69,117 at Lincoln Financial Field, Army West Point and Navy met for the 123rd time in Philadelphia, the first time in the City of Brotherly Love since 2019. In the first overtime game in Army-Navy Game history, the Black Knights came away with a thrilling 20-17 double overtime win. ...

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