West Point News

New Director of Admissions passionate about West Point being vital link to producing future leaders

An opportunity is all a person needs to change the course of his or her life, and on July 1 a group of nearly 1,240 new cadet candidates making up the U.S. Military Academy Class of 2028 will arrive at West Point to transform the dynamic of their future....

Three Class of 2024 Cadets join Long Gray Line as they graduate, commission during June ceremony

Sometimes in life the things you strive to achieve don’t happen on the expected timeline, which at West Point is graduating in 47 months. This was the case for three Class of 2024 Cadets who each missed one of their summer training requirements, which is an U.S. Military Academy prerequisite for all cadets to attain commissioning, due to injuries they had to recover from last summer. ...

The power of data: Data Literacy 101 course helping military organizations make sound decisions

In simplest terms at its most basic level, data is information, facts or statistics that can be collected, stored and analyzed, which in turn enables leaders of organizations to make more sound, less risky decisions and strategies based on facts provided by data instead of going off of intuition....

Academic News

West Point Dean and Professor discuss impact of language on leadership and strengthening alliances

“We can think of innovation as adopting something that’s new in our context, new in our force, so it’s innovative to us, even though it’s happening somewhere else.” Col. John Baskerville explained....

West Point Dean and retired Gen. Brooks discuss crisis leadership and information warfare in latest podcast episode

“Narrative power comes from what you choose to communicate,” Retired Gen. Vincent “Vince” Brooks explained. “If you choose to highlight your goals and define what success looks like, it’s your adversary who will be in a reactive mode.”...

Cadets earn Pershing medallion in recognition of top reflective essays through MX400

Through the Simon Center for the Professional Military Ethic (SCPME), MX400 is the superintendent’s capstone course for all U.S. Military Academy firsties with an emphasis on an officer’s duty to provide moral leadership. The course challenges cadets to become commissioned leaders of character who demonstrate virtue, honor, patriotism and subordination to civilian authority....

Community News

West Point Band continues "Music Under The Stars" concert series with "Pure Imagination"

The West Point Band continues its "Music Under the Stars" concert series with a concert band performance titled “Pure Imagination” on Saturday, June 29 at 7:30 p.m. at West Point’s Eisenhower Hall Theatre. This performance is free and open to all; no tickets are required. For more information visit westpointband.com....

Join us For The R-Day Rehearsal!

Ever wonder what it's like to transition from civilian to a West Point cadet? The U.S. Military Academy invites you to participate in a rehearsal for Reception Day on June 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the academy grounds. If you're interested, sign up to Be a Cadet for a Day!...

Pesky insect destroys foliage, changes landscape but damage not permanent

Many residents have expressed concern about the appearance of invasive caterpillars, commonly known as the Spongy Moth, on trees in the West Point neighborhoods. ...

Sports & Entertainment News

Baseball’s Derek Berg Drafted by Pittsburgh Pirates

Army West Point Baseball's Derek Berg was selected July 15 by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2024 Major League Baseball Draft, with the No. 294 overall selection in the 10th round. ...

Men’s Rugby alumni propel the United States to victory in CISM Military Challenge Rugby 7's Championship

Army West Point Men's Rugby alumni Ben Kelly ('22), Will Holder ('13), Nate Conkey ('00), Luke Heun ('17), Andy Sullivan ('17), Aaron Retter ('13) and Mike Amberg ('23) played pivotal roles in leading the USA team to victory in the second annual CISM Military Challenge Rugby 7's Championship in Amsterdam on June 6....

Army Baseball selected to Athens Regional

Army West Point Baseball is off to the Peach State....

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