First Call - September 28, 2022

WPAOG’s Hudson Valley Project Kicked Off CONNECT

  West Point AOG CONNECT

The Rabble Rousers came to support the first day of CONNECT’s free, full-time after school program at the Highland Falls Intermediate School. With over 100 students in grades 3-6 participating, CONNECT is a three-hour after school program that provides students with a snack, homework help, and electives such as mindful movement, cooking, robotics, engineering, and more. Learn more

Monken Moves Up Army All Time Win List

  West Point Football Coach Monken

With the 49-10 victory over the Villanova Wildcats, Army West Point Football Head Coach Jeff Monken logged his 59th career win at Army West Point, breaking the tie and surpassing the legendary Charles Daly for No. 2 on the Academy's all-time win list. Monken, now only trails Earl "Red" Blaik (121 wins) in program history. Read more.

SACC Job Fair in Dallas, TX

  Service Academy Career Conference

The joint Service Academy Career Conference (SACC) is headed to Dallas, TX for the first time ever October 27-28. Regardless of your location, you’re encouraged to register for this event to get your resume in front of 90+ grad-friendly employers and graduate school programs who are eager to meet you. Register.

Contribute Where You Can

  WPAOG David Melcher Podcast

This episode of the WPAOG podcast features an interview with LTG(R) David F. Melcher '76. In this episode, David talks about how he had no doubt that West Point was where he could gain the best leadership skills. He discusses working in the White House and then transitioning into business. David also explains what he feels are the keys to success in life and the importance of continuing to be an active member of the West Point community. Listen.

Find Grads Helping Grads on Sallyport

  West Point Grads helping Grads

Grads Helping Grads keeps with the spirit of being the most connected alumni body in the world by offering graduates a way to stay connected during catastrophic emergencies and find helpful resources when transitioning. Visit the Grads Helping Grads group on Sallyport to find resources or offer support to other grads. 

Recent Gifts to the Academy

  Women’s Rugby Shuts Down Princeton

During the Villanova game, the Class of 1982 presented a record 40th Reunion Gift of $5,082,000 in support of the Modern War Institute (MWI). Their generous gift will endow four MWI programs in perpetuity. Since graduation, the Class of 1982 has given more than $15.5 million dollars back to their alma mater.

Additionally, the Class of 1997 presented a record 25th Reunion Gift of $2,001,997 in support of the Cyber & Engineering Academic Center (CEAC) which will name the Class of 1997 quad at the CEAC. In their campaign, the class set a record 25th reunion gift participation rate of 86.6%!

In August, the Class of 1961 made a generous gift of $525,000 in support of the Superintendent’s Endowment. We thank these classes for their outstanding generosity since graduating!


Stop by the WPAOG Open House

Before every home game, WPAOG’s Alumni Support team welcomes Army Fans to the Alumni Center (and AOG gift shop!) for pre-game food, fun, and shopping! View photos.


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2022 Army-Navy Football Suites Available

  2022 Army-Navy Football Suites Available

Looking to be an official 2022 Army-Navy Tailgate sponsor? Get your brand in front of thousands of Army West Point Football fans with the chance to enjoy the “Suite Life” at Lincoln Financial Field during the big game! For details on how to customize a partnership for your company, click here. Go Army! Beat Navy!

Get Your Exclusive West Point Entrepreneur Gear

  2022 West Point Entrepreneur Summit

With the Entrepreneur Summit right around the corner, the WPAOG Gift Shop is now taking orders for West Point Entrepreneur gear.

Pre-order now through October 31 to support our alumni entrepreneurs--Stronger Together! 

Career Services Virtual Series

  Career Services Virtual Series

Have you seen the lineup from Career Services with featured employers and cohorts to assist you in your job search journey? Tune in every Wednesday 12-1pm EST via Zoom to meet with featured employers. Join us for the Job Search Accelerator Program (JSAP) October 3-7 from 12-1pm EST on Zoom for a cohort based professional development series

LTG(R) Thompson ’50 Gives Back with Tax-Saving Gift Annuity

  Perseverance bench

In these times of financial uncertainty, a charitable gift annuity provides the security of fixed payments to support retirement income—a Rhodes Scholar, LTG(R) James M. Thompson is one of many graduates who have taken advantage of that strategy to make a gift to WPAOG in gratitude for his Academy education and career as a military officer. Learn more.


Football Classics

  Gift Shop Pint Glass

The WPAOG Gift Shop is drafting our favorites! Our new Army glassware is handmade and one of a kind. These are the perfect accessory to your Army Football Saturdays. The three new styles, rocks glass, pub glass and decanter, are pre-packed in special gift-worthy boxes. Shop for these glasses and all your Army Fan gear online, 24/7 at WPAOGGiftShop.com or on our app. Phone orders call: 800.426.4725. Open home football Saturdays through November.

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