West Point News

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....

USMA honors Gavin during D-Day ceremony June 6

The U.S. Military Academy in concert with the 82nd Airborne Division Association of New Hartford and the Greater Hartford Lt. Gen. James Gavin Chapter commemorated the 80th anniversary of D-Day and the legacy of Gavin with a wreath-laying ceremony at Gavin's gravesite on June 6 at the West Point Cemetery....

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. ...

Academic News

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....

Center for Faculty Excellence presents Dean's Awards to deserving faculty members

The Center for Faculty Excellence presents the Dean's Awards Ceremony, a celebration of Dean's Awards winners and the Master Teacher Program graduates on May 13 in the Haig Room at Jefferson Hall. ...

USMAPS Class of 2024 graduates, members accepted into USMA Class of 2028

The U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School honored its Class of 2024 on its achievement with a Graduation Ceremony on May 11 at Eisenhower Hall Theatre....

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....

CLS, PANE join forces to provide science adventure, discovery for WPES fifth graders

Approximately 50 fifth graders from the West Point Elementary School took a field trip to Bartlett Hall May 29 to experience a science adventure with professors and instructors from the Chemistry and Life Sciences (CLS) and Physics and Nuclear Engineering (PANE) Departments....

West Point hosts wreath laying ceremony to honor Kosciuszko

The U.S. Military Academy hosted the commemoration of the 278th birthday of Tadeusz Kosciuszko with a wreath-laying ceremony on May 4 at the location of Kosciuszko’s monument....

Sports & Entertainment News

Army Baseball selected to Athens Regional

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

Champions again! Army Baseball wins sixth consecutive Patriot League Championship

Army West Point Baseball defeated archrival Navy May 20 at Doubleday Field to win its sixth consecutive Patriot League Tournament Championship with a 3-0 victory in Game 2 of the best-of-three series....

Welcome to the Show: Jacob Hurtubise Called up by Cincinnati Reds

Army West Point Baseball alum Jacob Hurtubise was called up to the major leagues by the Cincinnati Reds on May 13....

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