West Point News

Honoring Cadet Teryon Lowery and the Legacy of Henry O. Flipper

The 147-year legacy of Henry O. Flipper echoed through the halls of West Point as cadets, faculty, and staff gathered at the Mess Hall to honor this year's Flipper Award Recipient, Cadet Teryon Lowery, on Feb. 15 at the U.S. Military Academy....

USMA Social Sciences Department hosts annual Security Seminar

More than 250 Soldiers, scholars, diplomats and other subject matter experts from around the world participated in the Department of Social Sciences (SOSH) Security Seminar from Feb. 7-8 at the West Point Club Ballroom and Jefferson Hall....

Rice brothers, Army West Point Esports reaching new heights in gaming

The video gaming industry is a prosperous business that has evolved from its infancy in the 1970s as a leisure pursuit with enthusiasts to a skyrocketing juggernaut enterprise that offers esports professional team and career options among its most gifted gamers....

Academic News

West Point faculty receive $900K DURIP award for manufacturing enhancement technology

To be effective on the battlefield and during intense training, Soldiers need to have equipment that is strong, durable and lightweight. Now, two faculty members from the U.S. Military Academy’s Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering (CME) will have more resources to advance their research in materials development and manufacturing, leading to the development of lighter, stronger and more resilient materials. ...

NEW! Inside West Point Podcast: West Point Dean and Mechanical Engineering Professor Discuss Energy Technology and National Defense

During this episode, “Powering the Future: Electrification of the U.S. Army Tactical Fleet,” Dr. Todd Davidson, an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering (CME), and Dean of the Academic Board Brig. Gen. Shane Reeves discuss the complexities of electrifying the U.S. Army's tactical fleet. ...

Legal experts share insights at West Point to elevate Military Law dynamics

Exploring new methodologies in military law regulation entails navigating a terrain of challenges and responsibilities....

Community News

West Point commemorates FDR’s 142nd Birthday

Amidst the biting chill of a blustery winter's day, U.S. Military Academy Dean of the Academic Board Brig. Gen. Shane Reeves lightened the atmosphere with a jovial remark. Addressing a gathering of nearly 100 individuals, he quipped, “Green grass in January in New York, so that’s something to cheer for,” eliciting laughter that warmed up the assembled group....

West Point/Fall Comrades Half Marathon sign-ups

This year’s West Point Half-Marathon/Fallen Comrades Run and one-mile Kids Run race will be held in person on Sunday, March 17. ...

Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation accepting applications for the annual scholarship program

Applications are now being accepted for the Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation Scholarship Program for the 2024-25 academic year. All residents living in Balfour Beatty Communities housing – including spouses and children – who are pursuing a degree are eligible to apply. ...

Sports & Entertainment News

Army Football, Notre Dame to renew rivalry in Shamrock Series Game at Yankee Stadium

The Army West Point and the University of Notre Dame football teams will square off this upcoming season on Nov. 23, 2024, at Yankee Stadium, in a home game for Notre Dame....

Army West Point Club Hockey defeats Sacred Heart in OT, takes SECHL playoff championship

Sophomore defenseman Chris Tamer scored 2:20 into overtime to give the Army West Point Club Hockey team a 3-2 overtime triumph over Sacred Heart and its third consecutive Super East Collegiate Hockey League (SECHL) playoff championship on Feb. 11 in Little Falls, New Jersey. The victory completed a 2-0 weekend that began with a 7-1 rout of tournament host Montclair State on Feb. 10. ...

Men’s basketball wins "Star" Series matchup over Navy, first "Star" since 2020

The Army West Point men's basketball team (8-17, 4-8 PL) was victorious in the annual "Star" Series matchup presented by USAA over the Navy Midshipmen (8-15, 4-8 PL), 69-67, in an overtime thriller at Christl Arena on Feb. 10, Army's first "Star" Series win since 2020, also snapping a four-game losing streak to the Midshipmen since last defeating them Jan. 22, 2022....

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