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CDT Knight ’21 Earns Barry Scholarship

We are thrilled to share that the Canterbury Institute recently announced that Cadet Denton Knight ’21 an International Affairs major and Persian minor from Fairfax, VA, earned a Barry Scholarship....

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Berg ’21 Reflects on Her Last Year at West Point

A Letter to West Point By Madison Berg ’21 It’s difficult to put the strangest year of my life into words. If you had told me even a year and a half ago that this team would compete in only three dual...

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CDT Murphy Earns Carnegie Mellon Scholarship

Congratulations to our first Carnegie Mellon scholar Ryan Murphy! From Stamford, Connecticut, Ryan Murphy is an International Affairs and Chinese double major with a research focus in conflict...

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CDT Myers ’21 Earns Rotary Scholarship

Congratulations to our Rotary Scholar, Maxwell Myers! Born in Columbus, Georgia, Maxwell is an International Affairs major Grand Strategy minor. As a Stamps Scholar, Maxwell focused many of his efforts...

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CDT Mia Padon ’21 Earns Southampton Scholarship

Congratulations to our newest Southampton scholar Mia Padon! Raised in Spokane, Washington, Mia Padon is an Environmental Engineering major at West Point. Her childhood and development were largely set...

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Celebrating USMA Faculty and Staff

As we celebrate the Class of 2021, let us also celebrate the incredible Faculty and Staff that lead in their academic disciplines and provide our cadets their world-class education. Amidst the...

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Hudspeth’21 Reflects on Her Time at West Point

Cadet Raven Hudspeth, native of Saint Louis, Missouri is a first-generation college student who will be starting a new legacy for her family by graduating from West Point. What has been the most...

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Hudgins, Nichtern Earn More All-America Honors

Cows Marcus Hudgins and Brendan Nichtern added to their postseason awards again on May 18 as they were both named Second Team All-Americans by USA Lacrosse Magazine. The list was compiled by USA...

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Brattan Garners IWCLA All-Region Honors

Jackie Brattan, a firstie captain on the Army West Point Women’s Lacrosse Team, was named to the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-Northeast Region Second Team on May 19....

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OSI Partnership Leads to Fourth New Bridge Project

For the fourth year in a row, the Open Space Institute (OSI) has partnered with cadets from the United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation,...

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Joyner ’21 Reflects on Her Time at West Point

A Letter to West Point By Ana Joyner ’21 “I want this more than anything else in my life” was one of the many thoughts racing through my mind as I tirelessly tried to run my opponent around the court,...

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Zimmerman ’21 Reflects on His 47-Month Experience

Firstie hockey player John Zimmerman reflects on his 47-month experience at West Point in classroom and on the ice. “Being a West Point cadet and Army Hockey player has truly been the greatest honor of...

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CDT Pavlakis ’21 Earns a Rotary Scholarship

Congratulations to Class of 2021 CDT CSM George Pavlakis, native of Avon, Connecticut, who will be going to graduate school in Germany for two years on a Rotary Scholarship. “My most significant memory...

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Watch Class of 2021 Graduation Online

The U.S. Military Academy’s Class of 2021 will graduate close to 1,000 cadets at its commencement ceremony May 22. This marks West Point’s 223rd graduating class and these graduates stand strong and...

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Top Three Pershing Essay Awards

After 1,045 essays were submitted, five finalists were recognized for their introspective pieces as part of the 15th annual General John J. Pershing Reflective Essay competition awards ceremony...

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Trio Recognized with Prestigious AAA Honors

Army West Point Women’s Soccer standout Sydney Cassalia and Baseball star Anthony Giachin were honored with the United States Military Academy's most prestigious athletic honor -- the Army Athletic...

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You can make sure you never miss a story: a digest of all the news posted on WPAOG’s website can be delivered directly to your email inbox.  If you had subscribed to receive the Cadet News email you...

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Eckford ’21 Reflects on Her Time on the Volleyball Team

“I learned how to fit into different roles on the team because no matter what my role was, I knew it was valuable and necessary for the team’s greater success. I learned that no matter what the...

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Welcome Class of 2021 to the Long Gray Line

Congratulations on becoming the newest members of the Long Gray Line. Class of 2021 highlights include:   * Cadets graduating from all 50 states  * 70 percent of the class branched combat arms  * 122...

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West Point Bids Farewell to BG Buzzard

West Point bid farewell to Brigadier General Curtis Buzzard ’92, outgoing Commandant, U.S. Corps of Cadets, and welcomed Brigadier General Mark C. Quander ’95 as the 79th Commandant during a change of...

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Cook Highlights First Day of NCAA East Prelim

For the third time in his career, August Cook will advance to the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship after placing sixth in the javelin event at the East Prelim yesterday afternoon, May 26....

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Baseball Blasts Lehigh 22-7. One Win Away from Patriot League Title

The Black Knight offense exploded for 22 runs on 22 hits to defeat host Lehigh 22-7 in game one of the best-of-three Patriot League Championship series yesterday afternoon, May 26. The Black Knights...

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Watch The Retirement Ceremony for BG Jebb ’82

The United States Military Academy is hosting a retirement ceremony for Brigadier General Cindy Jebb ’82, Dean of the Academic Board at West Point. The next Dean at USMA will be Colonel Shane Reeves...

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Nine Kick Times Set for 2021 Army Football

Game times for nine of Army's 12 scheduled football games in 2021 have been announced. All nine games currently announced will be televised nationally on either the CBS family of networks or the ESPN...

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Brian Plotkin Announced as Next Army West Point Men’s Soccer Head Coach

Army West Point Director of Athletics Mike Buddie announces the hiring of Brian Plotkin as the 12th Men’s Soccer coach in program history May 27. “We are so excited to announce the hiring of Brian...

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Track & Field Continues Competition at NCAA East Prelim

The Army West Point Track & Field Team was well-represented on the second day of action at the NCAA East Region Prelim, as five different Black Knights competed at UNF's Hodges Stadium yesterday,...

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Baseball Clinches 2021 Patriot League Championship Crown

The Black Knights earned their third Patriot League title in four seasons after taking the winner-takes-all game three of the Patriot League Championship series 6-1 yesterday afternoon, May 27. On...

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Gibson Represents Army on Third Day at NCAA East Prelim

Jamir Gibson was the sole representative of the Army West Point Track & Field team on the third day of the NCAA East Region Prelim, as he competed in the discus on Friday May 28. Gibson's best...

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Beyer Competes in USILA All-Star Game

The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) announced the rosters for the 2021 USILA Senior All-Star Games, sponsored by Dynamic, and defenseman Kyle Beyer was among the players...

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Cadets Kick-Off The John G. Winant Scholars Program

Cadets participating in the John G. Winant Scholars Program Summer Field Study traveled to Concord, New Hampshire this week to start their 19-day experience. The program focuses on the life and work of...

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Baseball Selected for 2021 Lubbock Regional

The Army West Point Baseball Team heard their named called for the 2021 NCAA Baseball Tournament yesterday, May 31, as they were selected as the four-seed in the Lubbock Regional. The Black Knights,...

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Willpower Guides Cadets Through Best Sapper Competition

Class of 2021 Cadets Collin Hahn and Griffin Hokanson would be the first to tell you West Point not only teaches you about honor, integrity, and the importance of selfless service, but also strengthens...

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Cadets Visit the Pentagon

Cadets participating in the Winant Scholars Program spent a day at The Pentagon to continue learning about Grand Strategy. During the visit, they met with Dr. Kathleen Hicks, 35th Deputy Secretary of...

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Men’s Rugby Places Third at 7s Collegiate Rugby Championship

In the program's first 7's action since 2019, Army West Point Men’s Rugby stormed their way to a third place finish at the Collegiate Rugby Championships. After receiving a No. 1 seed and a first-round...

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Class of 2021 2LT’s Attend the Indianapolis 500

Class of 2021 2nd lieutenants and faculty from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science attended the Indianapolis 500 as part of a series of events for the Indy Autonomous...

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Watch “Murder Most Fowl: West Point, 1841”

Join the Department of History for a murder mystery drawn verbatim from West Point’s historical archives. In the fall of 1841, five cadets nursing mortal offenses to their sense of honor wrote...

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Baseball Ready for Lubbock Regional

The Black Knights are making their ninth NCAA Regional appearance and third in the last four years when they visit Lubbock for the 2021 Lubbock Regional today June 4. This is also the second-straight...

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Men’s Lacrosse Ranked 13th in Final Inside Lacrosse Poll

The Army West Point Men’s Lacrosse Team was ranked 13th in the final Inside Lacrosse Media Poll of the 2021 season. The Black Knights made it to the Patriot League Semifinals in the conference...

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Message from BG Reeves ’96, Dean of the Academic Board at USMA

“I am honored to serve as West Point’s 15th Dean. I want to sincerely thank Brigadier General Jebb for all the wonderful work she has done, and I am committed to building on what the team has...

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Three from T&F Garner USTFCCCA All-Region Honors

The Army West Point Men’s and Women’s Track had three members earn U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) 2021 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field All-Northeast...

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Cadet Field Training at West Point

Cadet Field Training (CFT) is three to four weeks of training to develop, test, and validate specific tasks, prepare cadets for their duties as NCOs in the Corps of Cadets, and inspire each cadet...

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USMA ’24 CFT Water Confidence Course

Permission to drop! USMA cadets participate in the Water Confidence Course at Camp Buckner during Cadet Field Training. The obstacle is meant to build confidence and overcome the fear of heights and...

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Cook Set to Compete in NCAA Championships

August Cook, a from the Army West Point Men's Track and Field team, will compete in the 2021 Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, on Wednesday, June 9...

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Football Announces 2021 Team Captains

Head coach Jeff Monken announced the four team captains for the 2021 season in firstie defensive lineman Nolan Cockrill, firstie defensive back Cedrick Cunningham, firstie linebacker Arik Smith and cow...

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CFT 1 Completion & Promotion Ceremony

Watch the Cadet Field Training 1 completion and promotion ceremony at Camp Buckner.

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Ward Hires Dellavecchia to Complete 2021-22 Wrestling Staff

In preparation for his eighth season at the helm of the Army wrestling team, head coach Kevin Ward announced that Jesse Dellavecchia will join his staff for the 2021-22 slate on Wednesday afternoon....

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Women’s Soccer Welcomes Two Assistant Coaches

Army Women’s Soccer Head Coach Tracy Chao has officially welcomed two new faces to the program. Tori Ball and Justin Howell will join Chao's staff in 2021-22 as assistant coaches. Coach Chao is...

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CDT Harpole Working at the Pentagon

CDT Lauren Harpole is working with the Joint Staff J5 ENR (Europe/NATO/Russia) office at the Pentagon as a part of the Russia team. In addition to gathering intelligence and advising policymakers, she...

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Women’s Tennis Tabbed Fifth in ITA Northeast Regional Rankings

The Army West Point Women’s Tennis team was slotted fifth in the ITA's Northeast Regional Rankings, which were finalized by the organization earlier this week. The rank is the highest in program...

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Army Men’s Tennis Ranks Third in Final ITA Rankings

Following a stellar 9-3 season and a second-place finish in the Patriot League Tournament, Army Men’s Tennis capped off 2020-21 ranked third overall in the ITA Northeast Region. This team ranking is...

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