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Space Force Training at West Point

The Department of Physics and Nuclear Engineering hosted two instructors from Space & Missile Defense Command for Phase II of the 3rd Annual Army Space Cadre Basic Course conducted as a MIAD at...

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CDT Johantges ’22 Collaborates with CABCS at Tufts

This summer, Adam Johantges (a GIS Major and Space Science Minor) collaborated with the Center for Applied Brain and Cognitive Sciences (CABCS) at Tufts University. For the last two years, Adam taught...

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West Point Biomechanics Fort Devens Field Study

The West Point Biomechanics Team supported a 72-hour field study in Fort Devens, MA. Drs. Zifchock, Freisinger, and Steckenrider traveled to Fort Devens, MA for a week to participate in a 72-hour field...

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Class of 2024 Graduates CFT and Receives their Flag

On Tuesday, June 29, 2021, the United States Military Academy held a Cadet Field Training Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2024 at Camp Buckner. During the ceremony, plebes were promoted to...

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Cadets Produce & Design a Special Edition Book

In its third iteration this summer, the Department of English and Philosophy’s Thornwillow Fellowship Advanced Individual Academic Development (AIAD) again offered students from diverse majors the...

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Cadet Summer Training Update

Check out what is happening with Cadet Summer Training over the past week. United States Military Academy (USMA) continues to conduct its annual Cadet Summer Training as part of the West Point core...

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USMA 2024 Cadets Culminate CFT

After receiving weeks of instruction on the basics of strategy and warfare, Cadet Field Training finally culminated with the Class of 2024 cadets performing numerous military procedures during the...

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Cadets Take Advantage of Performance Psychology

Performance psychology is an important tool for high performance. Our cadets are fortunate to take advantage of our Center of Enhanced Performance visits as they prep for graded events like the water...

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Air Assault 2 Graduation

Congratulations to the 174 graduates of Air Assault 2. We are so proud of you! U.S. Army Air Assault School is a 10-day course designed to prepare Soldiers for insertion, evacuation, and pathfinder...

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Single Game Football Tickets Available Now

September 11, 2021 vs. Western Kentucky September 18, 2021 vs. UConn September 25, 2021 vs. Miami (OH) October 23, 2021 vs. Wake Forest November 13, 2021 vs. Bucknell November 20, 2021 vs. UMass...

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Cadet Summer Training Update

CST 2021 is in full swing and cadets, staff/faculty, and supporting units continue to train hard! Between issue points and knowledge memorization, CBT 1 cadre and their new cadets also spent a lot of...

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Robotics Team Presents Research on Unmanned Aircraft

Dr. Jinho Kim, CDT Kevin Lin, Mr. Dominic Larkin, and COL Christopher M. Korpela from the Robotics Research Center (RRC) presented their research, “Detecting and Localizing Objects on an Unmanned...

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Cadets Earn Preseason Offensive Accolades

The Army West Point Football Team saw two members of the offensive unit earn 2021 Preseason All-Independent Team honors from Phil Steele Publications recently. Running back Jakobi Buchanan and lineman...

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Cadets Explore Ethics of Emerging Technologies

Four cadets spent two weeks exploring the nature of ethics and the ethics of emerging technologies in DEP's “Ethics of Emerging Technology” Advanced Individual Academic Development (AIAD). The cadets...

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Cadets Complete Final Fundamentals of Electrical Design Lab

Cadets completed their final lab for The Fundamentals of Electrical Design, an introductory course in electrical engineering for the non-electrical engineering majors. The course provides a foundation...

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CDT CSM Erickson ’22 Explains CLDT

Cadet Command Sergeant Major Layne Erickson, Class of 2022, explains Cadet Leader Development Training this summer. CLDT trains, mentors, and assesses basic leadership skills focusing on troop leading...

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Gas! Gas! Gas!

Some cadets just can’t get enough of the gas chamber. CDT Vishnu Kumar ’23 participated in CBRN training while on the Center for the Study of Civil-Military Operations Advanced Individual Academic...

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Cadet Cadre Learn to Lead from the Front During CBT

What does it take to feel steadfast in knowing you are ready to lead young Soldiers? For Class of 2022 Cadets Quinton Marmo and Jack Brown, the answer lies in the energetic and regimented atmosphere of...

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Cheatham Named Associate Athletic Director of Administration

Army West Point Director of Athletics Mike Buddie announced the addition of Tangela Cheatham to his executive staff on Sunday afternoon. Cheatham will join the Black Knights in a newly created role,...

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Cadets Put a Cap on CBT I

The Class of 2025 enjoyed a relaxing afternoon with West Point families, faculty, and staff on Cadet Visitation Day which officially completes Cadet Basic Training I. New cadets reconnected with family...

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Four More from Army Football Earn Preseason Accolades

The Army West Point Football Team had multiple defensive players named to the Preseason All-Independent Team by Phil Steele Publications recently. The Black Knights were represented on the squad with...

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Professor Watts Leading the Way in Cyber Law

Professor Sean Watts lead the way in the CCDCOE International Law of Cyber Operations Course. Sean’s extensive experience and knowledge provided the students with invaluable advice during the classes...

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West Point Air Assault 2021

Over the course of the summer, a total of six classes of Air Assault will be conducted at the United States Military Academy at West Point. A combination of active-duty soldiers, U.S. Army Cadet...

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Cadet Leader Development Training (CLDT) is in Full Swing!

The Leadership Training Program (LTP) begins one week before trainees arrive and is designed to prepare the cadre for the rest of the detail. During the week, cadre set up the tactical operations...

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Hockey Lands Three on AHCA All-American Scholar List

Army Hockey placed three members of the 2020-21 team on the AHCA - Krampade All-American Scholar list yesterday. To be included, a student-athlete must record a GPA of 3.6 or higher in each semester....

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235 Cadet-Athletes Land on Patriot League Honor Roll

Army West Point Athletics was well-represented among the Patriot League's 2020-21 Academic Honor Roll, as 235 cadet-athletes were tabbed to the list that was put out by the league office on July 19....

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This Week in Army Football

Fans are invited to tune in to a virtual edition of “This Week in Army Football” with head coach Jeff Monken on Thursday, July 22 at 7pm. The show, which will be hosted on the athletic department's...

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Overland Campaign Staff Ride

The 124th New York Infantry Regiment Civil War re-enactors teach cadets how to properly wield black powder muskets during the Overland Campaign Staff Ride, which is a hands-on Civil War Drill, July 20...

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Football Introduces the Class of 2025

Army West Point football head coach Jeff Monken officially announced the team's Class of 2025 on July 20, 2021. “We are so excited to welcome these future leaders into the Army Football Brotherhood”...

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DSE Fallen Grad Memorial Hike to Torne Monument

The new faculty and staff from the Department of Systems and Engineering (DSE) hiked to Torne Monument. This site is only accessible via steep trails off Mine Torne Road, and began as an unofficial...

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CDT Zheng Describes CLDT

Cadet Yusen Zheng, E Company, 2nd Platoon Leader, describes Cadet Leader Development Training. CLDT trains, mentors, and assesses basic leadership skills focusing on Troop Leading Procedures (TLPs),...

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History Staff’ Strong Dedication to Cadets

Since the end of the academic year, Department of History faculty have been staying engaged with cadets by applying their skills outside of the classroom. One group of faculty served as mentors for...

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Cadets Experience the “House of Tears”

“Conquer Your Fears, Don’t Let Your Fears Conquer You.” New Cadets from G Company receive classes and equipment familiarization on Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) training. They...

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West Point NCO’s Inducted in the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club

CSM Michael Coffey and MSG Eric Engstrom presented Soldiers from the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, with powder blue medallions during the Sergeant Audie Murphy Induction Ceremony on...

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Strong Finish for Golfs Marshall Daniel at Memphis Amateur Championship

Marshall Daniel of Army West Point Golf had an impressive week at the 2021 Memphis Amateur Championship and finished in a tie for ninth on the leaderboard at 2-over par in the Championship flight. The...

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USMA 2022 Leadership Announced

The U.S. Military Academy announced the names of the cadets from the Class of 2022 selected to lead the Corps of Cadets during the academic year. These cadets will assume their leadership duties on Aug...

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USMA Salutes Buffalo Soldiers

Since 1992, America honors Buffalo Soldiers on July 28 to commemorate the first Army regiments comprised of African American Soldiers. The U.S. Military Academy salutes Buffalo Soldiers who served...

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Interview with Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Zac Daly caught up this week with head Women’s Soccer coach Tracy Chao, who will be entering her first preseason at West Point next month.

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GVSC and West Point Advance Ground Vehicle Autonomy

The United States Military Academy at West Point has a long-standing collaborative relationship with Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC) to develop...

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2021 Cadet Leader Development Training Graduation

Congratulations to the Cadets that their 2021 Cadet Leader Development Training (CLDT) graduation. CLDT, is one of the most notable summer training exercises that West Point offers. Over the course of...

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Overland/Petersburg/Appomattox Campaigns Staff Ride

Cadets and faculty hit the ground running on the first full day of the Field Study phase of the Overland/Petersburg/Appomattox Campaigns Staff Ride. Day 1 began with the crossing of the Germanna Ford...

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Army Men’s Soccer Adds Jonathan Delano as Assistant Coach

Army West Point Men’s Soccer head coach Brian Plotkin has announced Jonathan Delano as the newest addition to his coaching staff. Delano joins the Black Knights in an assistant coaching role after...

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USMA Cadets Collaborate to Enhance Soldier-Robot Teaming

U.S. Military Academy cadets conducted joint field experiments with Army researchers on the development of enhanced Soldier-robot teaming. The academy’s Robotics Research Center, with support from the...

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Our Military Rotators Non-Stop Mentoring

MAJs Alex Saul and Simmer Singh, ‘10 classmates from the same congressional district who deployed to Afghanistan together in 2012 and teach Economics together in the Department of Social Sciences,...

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CDT Afuso ’22 Explains FTX Fundamentals

Cadet Travis Afuso, Class of 2022, and Cadet Leader Development Training Commander, explains the fundamentals of the ten-day intensive Field Training Exercise (FTX), where cadets engage in platoon...

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Michie Stadium Preservation Project Support Spotlight: Robert Healy

A consistent supporter of West Point and a member of the West Point Association of Graduates (WPAOG) Douglas MacArthur Lifetime Giving Society, Robert Healy was among the first to make a significant...

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Class of 2025 will March Back from Lake Frederick

New cadets descend on Lake Frederick for a historical experience that has not been conducted since 2009 that will forever bond the class before they march back to the academy for acceptance into the...

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CDT Udler AIAD with Special Operations

This summer, through the West Point Combating Terrorism Center, Cadet Amir Udler worked with Special Operations at Fort Bragg, NC to analyze the evolving threats that the community will be facing in...

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CDT Canarie Explains His Summer Training Roll

Cadet Cole Canarie, B4 Platoon Leader, explains his role in cadet Summer Training, how the Field Training Exercise (FTX) provides direct leadership instruction for squad leaders entering their third...

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2021-22 First Captain Holland Pratt

Cadet Holland Pratt has been named First Captain of the U.S. Military Academy’s Corps of Cadets for the 2021-2022 academic year. Pratt is majoring in military history with a minor in Arabic, and most...

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