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After 20 years, grad still enjoys marching with new cadets

In 20 years of March Backs, Wallace Ward has seen it all. In the beginning, the march was 15 miles, now 20 years later it is only 12...

Hacking for Defense: Finding solutions to DOD problems

For two weeks it was pedal to the metal. Given a problem on day one, 35 cadets divided into seven teams were given 10 days to network with...

"Jack-of-all-trades" cadet hones leadership skills at CBT II

With the first three weeks of training completed, the leadership for Cadet Basic Training at the U.S. Military Academy underwent a change Ju...

Cadet News

New cadets in the Class of 2023 relax, meet community members

Three weeks after saying goodbye to their families and beginning the transition from civilian to cadet, the new cadets in the Class of 2023 ...

Class of 2020 Cadet Phillips thrives in environment she once had no plans to enter

Class of 2020 Cadet Eden-Elizabeth Phillips is serving as the regimental commander for Cadet Field Training, the six-week long summer...

West Point cadet supports DPAA mission searching for MIA Soldiers from Vietnam War

Class of 2020 Cadet Joshua Smoak joined the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency on a trip to Vietnam ...

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Dean's faculty leaves classroom behind for field training

Throughout summer training, which includes Cadet Basic Training, Cadet Field Training and more, there are 119 professors from departments...

Summer Task Force brings experience, power to CALFEX

The second annual Cadet Summer Training Combined Arms Live-Fire Exercise (CALFEX) displayed not only the capabilities of multiple air and...

West Point Lacrosse's Schultz Achieves Scholar All-American Honors

Senior defender Griffin Schultz achieved Scholar All-American honors from the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association...

Dean's faculty leaves classroom behind for field training

Throughout summer training, which includes Cadet Basic Training, Cadet Field Training and more, there are 119 professors from departments...

Summer Task Force brings experience, power to CALFEX

The second annual Cadet Summer Training Combined Arms Live-Fire Exercise (CALFEX) displayed not only the capabilities of multiple air and...

West Point Lacrosse's Schultz Achieves Scholar All-American Honors

Senior defender Griffin Schultz achieved Scholar All-American honors from the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association...

Community News

VCC expands hours to meet requirements for unescorted access to West Point

Starting July 22, non-DOD visitors will be required to check in at the Visitor Control Center daily from 6 a.m. until 10 p.m. to be issued...

DoD wants resident input on Housing Bill of Rights

Development of a bill of rights for those living in privatized Defense Department housing is underway, and DOD is seeking the input of resid...

Cadet Uniform Factory performs at high pace as R-Day approaches

With a thimble on her right middle finger, Ester Quiroc works the needle and black thread through the collar of a cadet's long overcoat. Wit...