First Call - March 8, 2023

Post Night

  Post Night 2023

The Class of 2023 selected their first duty stations during Post Night. The countdown begins as they get closer to graduation and ultimately commission as Second Lieutenants. Read more. Photos. Click to watch Field Artillery, Infantry, Engineers and Armor.

For Country We Commit '26!

  Class of 2026 Crest Unveiling

Congratulations to the Class of 2026 who proudly unveiled their class crest during Plebe Parent Weekend! In addition to parents and guests, two members from the 50-Year Affiliate Class of 1976, LTC (R) Steve Dietrich and MAJ (R) Randy Morgan, were in attendance to celebrate this milestone with the class.

BDE Boxing Open

  BDE Boxing Open 2023

The 67th annual Army West Point Brigade Boxing Open took place at Crest Hall. Highlights included nine action-packed bouts representing 14 companies across the Corps of Cadets. Winners will advance to the National Collegiate Boxing Association (NCBA) regionals scheduled for March 10-12 in Connecticut and the NCBA Nationals from April 13-15 in North Carolina. Winners were:

Bout 1: '24 Brandon Agran, F4
Bout 2: '26 Daisy Terrones, B2
Bout 3: '24 Ryan Chi, I2
Bout 4: '23 Team Captain Skye Williams, D1
Bout 5: '23 Amadou Bah, D1
Bout 6: '26 Lia Stokes, C1
Bout 7: '23 Matthew Beason, C4
Bout 8: '24 Gabby Nelson, D2
Bout 9: '24 Spencer Roy, F3

A/C Training Weekend

  A/C Training Weekend 2023

Cadets had a cold and busy A/C training weekend ahead of spring break as they began preparations for summer training! Cadet companies G4 and I4 conducted qualifying road marches for those that will attend Air Assault School, while others conducted call for fire training in the West Point Simulations Center.

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Class of ’52 Lecture Series

  Class of '52 Lecture Series 2023

SOSH and WPAOG presented the Class of 1952 Distinguished Guest Lecture featuring Jen Easterly ’90, Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. The lecture supported the Dean’s intellectual theme on civil-military relations by highlighting the importance of partners across the government and private sector. Thank you to the Class of 1952 for supporting the Margin of Excellence! Watch the recording.

Women’s Lacrosse Ranked #14

  Army Women's Lacrosse Ranked 14

Army West Point Women's Lacrosse (5-0) was recently ranked #14 in polling after their huge win against #9 Rutgers followed by a win at Hofstra. The team had four cadets earn weekly awards from the Patriot League. Brigid Duffy ’26 and Lacey Bartholomay ’24 claimed back-to-back Rookie of the Week and Goalkeeper of the Week honors, respectively; Jolie Riedell ’23 was named Midfielder of the Week and Evelyn Pickett ’23 was tabbed Defender of the Week.

A-N Men’s Rugby Game Changed


Army vs. Navy Rugby Game Changed


The 2022 D1A National Champion Army West Point Men's Rugby team will now take on Navy at the Anderson Rugby Complex on Friday, March 24 at 7pm where they will be presented the MacArthur Cup. Listen to Head Coach Matt Sherman talk about defending the national championship title and leading cadets to be successful so they leave behind distinguished legacies from their time at West Point. Listen.

“Where on West Point” Scavenger Hunt

  Where on West Point?

Here's the SOP: Guess where on West Point you’ve seen the image--be specific! Submit the correct answer through our form to have a chance at winning a $25 gift card to the WPAOG Gift Shop --it's that simple! The second Tuesday of every month we'll post a new "Where on West Point?" image. We will randomly select and announce the winner from the correct answers on the last Tuesday of the month. Submit your answer here.

Support the Superintendent’s Annual Fund

  Coach Krzyzewski

The Superintendent’s Annual Fund (SAF) provides essential unrestricted funding that strengthens the Margin of Excellence at West Point. The 2023 SAF campaign launched this month with a letter from Mike Krzyzewski ‘69, who said, “We have all been so blessed to experience West Point in the most personal ways. With that in mind, please consider honoring our past, supporting our present, and providing a foundation for our future by committing to the SAF, which makes possible opportunities such as cadet internships and overseas experiences, athletic teams, and clubs, as well as the Academy’s world-class centers and academic programs.” Learn more.

The Alumni Golf Outing is Back

  2023 USMA Alumni Golf Outing

Join the Long Gray Line at the West Point Golf Course June 8-10 for a weekend of golf and networking! Book your hotel through our room block and get all the details here.

Virtual SACC Job Fair for Alumni AND Spouses

  2023 SACC Virtual Job Fair

Join us online at the 1st Virtual SACC event of 2023 on March 30, from 12-4pm EST! Open to grads and spouses, register today for this FREE opportunity to meet employers and recruiters. Join our growing employer list for a virtual booth. More info.

March has us springing into professional development, graduate school research and job search opportunities. Register for our March Wednesday Webinars 12-1pm EST here. Head over to our Career Navigator LinkedIn and Sallyport hubs to network with other grads, sign up to be an Industry Advisor or ask questions.

Spring into Action!

  WPAOG Old School PT Shirt

Old School PT Shirts are back for a limited time only! Pre-order your shirts now. Add your name to the comment section at checkout to personalize. Shirts are expected to arrive just in time for summer. Order online at wpaoggiftshop.com or give us a call, M-F 10am-5pm, at 800.426.4725.

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