West Point News Michie Stadium Erupts with Cheer, Praise during the Class of 2023 Graduation Ceremony Michie Stadium trembled with excitement as family and friends roared at the site of the graduating class triumphantly marching onto the field during the U.S. Military Academy Class of 2023 Graduation and Commissioning Ceremony on May 27 at West Point.... Public Affairs Pointer View Press Releases Community Links Top cadets receive medals for their reflective essays during Pershing Writing Award Ceremony To reflect on something is to give deep thought to experiences that may have left a profound effect on you. For the cadets of the U.S. Military Academy Class of 2023, they faced numerous obstacles during their tenure at West Point and before their arrivals to USMA, which they were forced to overcome – whether it was personal, academic or physical – while building a character base as future military leaders.... Through Struggle and Strife, Women of West Point Carve out a Military Legacy Women throughout the decades display their mettle and fervent desire to lead Soldiers to prove that trivial notions of gender-based limitations cannot measure the desire to serve effectively and lead honorably. The tried and tested way of accomplishing that was by mastering military skills. ... West Point honors remarkable graduate with Medal of Honor plaque unveiling The U.S. Military Academy honored one of its remarkable graduates, retired Col. Ralph Puckett Jr., with a Medal of Honor Plaque Unveiling Ceremony in the Inchon Sallyport May 23 at West Point. The event was hosted by USMA Superintendent Lt. Gen. Steven W. Gilland.... Public Affairs Pointer View Press Releases Community Links Academic News Officers Reach Milestone, Receive Diploma during ELDP Graduation Ceremony The U.S. Military Academy celebrated the efforts of the 18th Eisenhower Leader Development Program cohort at the Haig Room in Jefferson Hall as 17 officers received their diplomas, marking the successful completion of the ELDP Masters of Arts Program, where they completed their Master's Degree in Social-Organizational Psychology (Leader Development) from Teachers College, Columbia University on May 19. ... Dean recognizes instructors, professors during Dean's Awards ceremony The Dean of the Academic Board, Brig. Gen. Shane Reeves, recognized instructors and professors for their excellence in several different categories, two-year master teaching program graduates and the 2023 Apgar Award recipients during a Dean’s Awards ceremony May 15 at the Haig Room. ... ACI team receives $1 million of $6.4 million DARPA award to research neuro-symbolic artificial intelligence applications on the future battlefield Military leaders must make timely, high-quality decisions on a regular basis. That process will become increasingly challenging in the fast-paced and dynamic environment of cyberspace and the broader information domain. ... West Point ACI researchers receive $525K of award from OUSD (R&E) to develop a decision-support system to meet needs of future cyber warriors The cyber battlefield is growing faster, larger and more complex, and future Army operators/analysts will need to keep pace to be effective. ... Community News USMA celebrates Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders heritage during observance His family’s story of service began during dire times amid World War II when his father fought at the Battle of Bataan with the 57th Infantry Regiment (Philippine Scouts) and then was captured as a Japanese POW and survived the Bataan Death March. To this day, the fight continues for retired Maj. Gen. Antonio Taguba as he is taking the mantle to help Filipino warriors from that era to receive their due through an injustice made by the American government shortly after the war ended nearly 80 years ago.... Cadet candidates graduate from USMAPS, next stop USMA R-Day The Class of 2023 Graduation and Commencement Ceremony for the U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School (USMAPS) took place May 13 at Eisenhower Hall at West Point, in front the USMAPS 31st Commandant Col. Rick Johnson, Command Sgt. Maj. Addley Saimbert, Academic Dean Melanie Wong Dodge, USMAPS leadership, family and friends. ... Military Training Conducted at West Point Area residents can expect to hear summer training activities conducted on the military installation beginning now through mid-August to include areas in and around Camp Buckner and Lake Frederick. ... 2023 Graduation Week Parking and Force Protection information During Graduation Week, several traffic and parking restrictions will be enforced. Please allow additional travel time when coming to West Point and driving on and around the installation during Graduation Week.... Sports & Entertainment News Champions! Army Claims Fifth-Consecutive Patriot League Championship Title The top-seeded Army West Point baseball team (38-16, 21-4 PL) defeated No. 2 Bucknell (23-23-1, 14-11 PL) 21-6 in Game 2 of the Patriot League Championship, claiming their fifth-straight Patriot League Championship May 22 at Doubleday Field. ... Men's Lacrosse Downs Defending National Champions Maryland in NCAA First Round 16-15 For the first time since 2010 the Army men's lacrosse team is advancing to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament after a thrilling 16-15 victory over no. 4 seed and defending national champions Maryland in College Park, Maryland.... West Point Recognizes 16 Competitive Clubs during End of the Year Huddle The Department of Physical Education Competitive Clubs held their annual ‘End of Year Huddle’ on April 27 to recognize the accomplishments of the 16 competitive clubs throughout the academic year. ... Coach K Teaching Character Through Sport Award recognizes awardees for commitment to character, leadership The Department of Physical Education hosted the 17th annual Mike Krzyzewski Teaching Character Through Sport Award May 4 at the Cadet Mess Hall. The award recognizes West Point cadet-athletes, coaches, officers in charge (OIC) and sport educators for their outstanding commitment to the development of noble character through athletic participation and leadership.... Video Highlights West Point: Branch Week 2022 Representatives from more than 17 Army branches were here to provide cadets opportunities to learn more about the branches West Point 2022 Ring Ceremony The Class of 2023 received their rings on Friday during a special ceremony at Trophy Point here at West Point Kenneth Fisher 2022 Sylvanus Thayer Award Recipient the highly distinguished and noteworthy philanthropist Kenneth Fisher will received the 2022 Sylvanus Thayer Award. West Point Simulation Center The United States Military Academy at West Point Simulation Center Superintendent 2022 Superintendent 2022 Parent-Plebe Weekend 2023 Interviews with parents on Parent-Plebe Weekend 2023 West Point Cadet Summer Training 2022 West Point's Cadet Summer Training consists of several training iterations for all class years.