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First Captain McGinnis on Leading the COC

Reilly McGinnis, a soccer standout from a small town in Pennsylvania, has joined a small, elite group of women who have earned the rank of first captain at the U.S. Military Academy – just six in the...

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Cadet Grounds Keeping on Constitution Island

Service is a key component of the West Point - The United States Military Academy experience. Cadets from the History Club spent a chilly afternoon on Constitution Island helping do some grounds...

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The SOSH Run Tradition Continues During COVID

What better way to hand in your end-of-semester research paper than dressing in a costume? Yesterday, cadets continued the tradition of the SOSH Run, rushing to deliver their final papers to the...

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Army Virtual Turkey Trot is Now Live

Army West Point fans who are looking for a fun way to stay active this Thanksgiving should look no further! Army will host its first ever Virtual 5K Turkey Trot between the dates of Sunday, November 22...

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Dr. Kartchner Presents Strategic Culture

Dr. Kerry Kartchner, former State Department official and Visiting Associate Professor at BYU, delivered a presentation and engaged in a discussion on strategic culture with cadets from SS289: Intro to...

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Men's Tennis Closes Out Weekend with 27 Victories Against Air Force

The Army West PointMen's Tennis team closed out their weekend long tournament with the United States Air Force Academy Saturday afternoon in the final two rounds of doubles and singles play. The Black...

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Rifle Takes Second Place in All-Academy Match

The No. 5 Army West Point Rifle team earned a second place finish in the All-Academy President's Trophy match featuring service academy foes No. 6 Air Force, No. 14 Navy and No. 18 Coast Guard. The...

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LTG(R) Hodges Virtual Guest Lecture

Lieutenant General (Retired) Ben Hodges, former commander of U.S. Army Europe, recently gave a virtual guest lecture to cadets enrolled in Dr. Rob Person’s course, SS375 - Politics of the Post-Soviet...

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Air Force Game Officially a Virtual Sellout

Despite the unfortunate news regarding the postponement of the November 7th Army-Air Force game at Michie Stadium, Army West Point Athletics feels it's important to celebrate and recognize the Army...

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Patriot League Plan on 2021 Basketball Season Starting in January

The Patriot League Council of Presidents endorsed a plan for a League-only Men's and Women's Basketball schedule for the 2020-21 season, beginning on Saturday, January 2, it was announced Monday....

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Fall Sandhurst Results

Sandhurst is the world’s premier international academy military skills competition that inspires excellence through rigorous physical and mental challenges that reflect the tempo, uncertainty and tasks...

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Army Hockey Slated 5th in Preseason Poll

The Army West Point Hockey team was slated fifth in the Atlantic Hockey Association Coaches Poll, announced by the league today. “For us, it has been a long preseason, but I am really proud of how our...

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Jeff Monken Press Conference: Tulane

Army West Point football head coach Jeff Monken met virtually with members of the local media on Tuesday afternoon for his weekly press conference inside Nowak Auditorium. The Black Knights will look...

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Cross Country Competes in Veterans Day Race on The Plain

The Army West Point Men's and Women's Cross Country teams competed in a joint Veterans Day meet on the historic grounds of The Plain at West Point on Wednesday. The event was held after the cancelation...

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No. 25 Football Heads to the Big Easy to Face Tulane

The Black Knights will be back in action on Saturday, November 14 at 12 p.m. ET at Yulman Stadium in New Orleans vs. Tulane. The game will be streamed live on ESPN+, with Joel Meyers and Brian Kinchen...

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Stephenson Named Wuerffel Trophy Nominee

After being tabbed to the Wuerffel Trophy Watch List in July firstie linebacker Joe Stephenson was officially named a nominee for the award this past Tuesday afternoon. The Wuerffel Trophy, known as...

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WPAOG Spirit Button Contest Winner

WPAOG is pleased to announce Monica Sweatt, parent of a Firstie, as the winner of the 2nd WPAOG Army-Navy Spirit Button Design Contest. Monica was thrilled to learn her design was selected and wanted...

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Radiance Independence Bowl Ticket Information

Army West Point Athletics has announced that ticket sales for the Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl will begin Monday, November 16 with a membership-level presale for 2020 Army A Club members and...

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Cadets Virtually Interact with Junior ROTC H.S. Students

Last week 23 cadets interacted with Junior ROTC high school students for the virtual Leadership, Ethics and Diversity in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (LEADS) workshop with students...

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Behind the Game, Presented by USAA

Each week leading up to the America's Game, Rich DeMarco looks back at all the great moments in Behind the Game, presented by USAA. As we get ready for the 121st meeting between service-academy rivals...

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Cadet MAL Receives Overall Distinguished Delegation Award

Congratulations to our Model Arab League for their performance in the North East Regional Model Arab League (NERMAL) conference, they received the Overall Distinguished Delegation Award! Additionally,...

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CDT Black ’22 Nominated for the Dean’s “Brain Gainz”

CDT Adam Black, Class of '22, Company G-3, was nominated by his company for the Dean’s “Brain Gainz” recognition. According to his company, “CDT Black successfully navigated one of the most challenging...

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Feinstein’s Findings: A Long Day

The case can be made that the final score Saturday in New Orleans: Tulane-38, Army-12 was a bit deceiving. Tulane's last touchdown came on a poorly conceived and executed trick play attempt by Army on...

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GEN Raymond Tours the House of PANE

Recently, General John Raymond, the very first Chief of Space Operations of the U.S. Space Force, took a tour of the House of PANE (Physics and Nuclear Engineering). CDTs Muffett, Catina, Michels,...

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West Tabbed Senior CLASS Award Candidate

Amadeo West, a firstie on the Army West Point Football team, was selected as a candidate for the 2020-21 Senior CLASS Award for the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), it was announced this past...

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MG Mennes ’88 Guest Lecture for Cadets

Some cadets of SE301: Fundamentals of Engineering Design & Systems Management had a special guest lecture last week: MG Brian Mennes, USMA Class of 1988, and Commanding General, 10th Mountain...

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CDT Lamb ’23 Fall Photo Contest Winner

This year’s Cadet Fall Photo contest winner is Class of 2023 Cadet Hannah Lamb. She received over 228 likes. Her photo is the capture of a Firstie in the Class of 2021 looking off into her bright...

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CHGS Hosts the Mass Atrocity Prevention Practicum

The West Point - The U.S. Military Academy Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (CHGS), in collaboration with Binghamton University, hosted the Mass Atrocity Prevention Practicum (MAPP). The...

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Women's Rugby to Host Senior Day Against Coast Guard

The Army West Point Women's Rugby team is set to host the Coast Guard Academy this Friday, November 20 at 4 p.m. for their final matchup of the fall. The Black Knights will also be using Friday's game...

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Cadets Watch “West Point” 1956 T.V. Show

History instructors continue to be creative, inclusive, and safe in executing lessons with cadets enrolled in HI101. This week, CPTs Jessica Engel and Mandi Rollinson co-taught a lesson about the Role...

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USMA Faculty Presents at the 2020 IEEE NSS

Congratulations to CPT David Fobar, MAJ Logan Phillips, MAJ Andrew Wilhelm, and COL Pete Chapman on presenting at the 2020 The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Nuclear Science...

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Jeff Monken Press Conference: Georgia Southern

Army West Point football head coach Jeff Monken met virtually with members of the local media on Tuesday afternoon for his weekly press conference inside Nowak Auditorium. Army will look to get back in...

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Army Football Hosts Georgia Southern on Senior Day

The Black Knights will be back in action on Saturday, November 21 at 12 p.m. ET at Michie Stadium as they host Georgia Southern. The game will be televised live on CBS Sports Network, with Ben Holden,...

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CDT Aldhizer ’21 Receives Thomas Young Award

As West Point continues to produce multiple research projects to advance the Army warfighter, cadets at the U.S. Military Academy are constantly at work reaching technological breakthroughs that make...

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Rhattigan Added to Bednarik Award Watch List

Jon Rhattigan, a firstie linebacker on the Army West Point Football, was added the Chuck Bednarik Award watch list the Maxwell Football Club announced Wednesday morning. The Chuck Bednarik Award has...

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USMA Tied for 2nd & Wins People's Choice Award

In October, two West Point cadet teams competed in the American Society of Engineering Management (ASEM) International Student Case Competition. The USMA teams tied for second place overall in the...

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36th Annual Army Ten-Miler

During this year’s 36th Annual Army Ten-Miler, Virtual Edition, the Marathon Team formed two teams (Black and Gold) to compete in the event and finished 1st and 2nd overall in the ROTC/Service Academy...

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Cadet Hostess Launches Fall Wine Tasting Program

The Cadet Hostess Office Launched the Fall Wine Tasting Program recently. These tasting events are designed to train and educate Cadets regarding wine protocol, etiquette, and formalities. Some of the...

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Extracurricular Club Update

Though these last seven months have changed the way we would normally operate, our cadet clubs are still active and developing their leadership skills.• The Corbin Forum is staying physically ready as...

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CDT Rabb ’22 Tests Skeletal Traction Device

Where else can you combine flight testing and biomechatronics but West Point! As part of an independent study, Cadet Ethan Rabb’22, Mechanical Engineering, conducted inflight testing of his skeletal...

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Feinstein’s Findings: What a Game

The question after a football game like the one that took place inside Michie Stadium on Saturday is this: Where in the world does one begin? Do you start with the bizarre and breath-taking ending? Or...

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Behind the Game, Presented by USAA: Patriot Games

This week on Behind the Game, presented by USAA, Rich DeMarco highlights the Patriot Games, which began in 2008 to enhance the weekend experience at America's Game. A spectacular two-day competition...

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Football Wins Over Georgia Southern in Comeback Fashion, 28-27

Army West Point completed an incredible come-from-behind victory to defeat visiting Georgia Southern, 28-27 to remain unbeaten at home on Saturday afternoon at Michie Stadium. The Black Knights went...

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CDT Bender & CDT Walker Named 2021 Rhodes Scholars

The United States Military Academy is proud to announce the Rhodes Scholars for the Class of 2021, CDT Tyrese Bender and CDT Evan Walker. They are of 32 scholars from the United States and will be...

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CDT Schieve ’21 Accepted to Attend USU

Congratulations to CDT Bailey Schieve (ME, ’21) for being accepted to attend medical school at the F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine of the Uniformed Services University (USU) next Fall. This is a...

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Women’s Hoops Adds a Pair of Non-Conference Tilts

The Army Women's Basketball team added home contests with Hofstra and Iona to its non-league slate on Monday afternoon. The Black Knights will open their season tomorrow Wednesday, November 25 vs....

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Men’s Basketball to Tip Off Season Tomorrow vs. Merchant Marine

The Army West Point Men's Basketball team has announced a season-opening home contest against Merchant Marine tomorrow Wednesday, November 25 at 6:30 p.m. in Christl Arena. The matchup will be streamed...

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Cadets Build Full-Scale Wood Trusses

2022 Civil Engineering majors in CE403 Structural Analysis nailed their timber design block, learning how to design and efficiently fabricate wood trusses using expeditionary techniques. The cadets...

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Last Call for Virtual Beat Navy Tailgate

Don’t forget to register for our first virtual Beat Navy Tailgate which begins at 1:30pm EST on Saturday, December 12. Registration closes on Sunday, December 6 at 10pm EST. And until we can resume the...

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COL Reeves & Prof Watts Definition of “Attack” Overview

The West Point Lieber Institute for Law and Land Warfare's Articles of War completes its symposium on the definition of "attack" that was recently discussed at the International Criminal Court. COL...

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