Parent Review - December 2022
Happy Thanksgiving

This is the last Parent Review of 2022 and we want to wish you a wonderful holiday season!

What A Win!

  Army Navy 2022 Cadets

Army defeated Navy in the second overtime with a game-winning field goal and a final score of 20-17! It was the first overtime game in Army Navy history.  View photos.

Wait ’23 Selected for Marshall Scholarship

  CDT Wait '23 Marshall Scholar

Cadet Marley Wait ’23 was one of 40 recipients selected to receive the prestigious Marshall Scholarship for continued academic study following graduation and commissioning in May. Wait is an environmental engineering major and currently serves as the 1st Regimental Executive Officer. Read more.

Branch Night for Class of 2023

  West Point Branch Night

Branch Night was held on December 1 for the Class of 2023. Members of the Class of 1973, the 50-Year Affiliate Class, attended the event and distributed commemorative cards and branch insignia to cadets. GEN(R) John P. Abizaid '73 served as the guest speaker. View photos.

A Lifetime of Coaching with Coach Riley

  WPAOG Podcast Coach Riley

The latest WPAOG podcast features Army Hockey Head Coach Brian Riley. Take a listen as Coach talks about his own dream job at Army West Point Athletics and relives his father's Team USA Hockey success at the 1960 Winter Olympics. Listen.

Free Virtual Background Download

  West Point Virtual Background

We’ve created a series of virtual backgrounds depicting West Point that are free to download from our website. Our exclusive WPAOG images are sized for Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Google. They also work well for Facebook cover photos! Download.

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There’s so much great news around West Point that we often can’t include it all in Parent Review. But you can make sure you never miss a story: a digest of all the news posted on WPAOG’s website can be delivered directly to your email inbox. Visit the news page you are interested in and subscribe. The link is at the top of each page. Grad News is all about the Long Gray Line, and USMA & Cadet News highlights the Corps and the Academy. You can also follow WPAOG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


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Brick and Pavers Make a Lasting Holiday Gift

  Bricks at WPAOG

Looking for a great holiday or graduation gift? Commemorate your soon-to-be second lieutenant’s time at West Point by leaving their legacy written in stone at the Herbert Hall Alumni Center. The next installation will be done right before Graduation. Learn more.

It’s Not Too Late to Join the Superintendent’s Circle!

  West Point Seasons

Make a gift of $1,000 or more before December 31 to the West Point Parents Fund and you’ll have an opportunity to receive a special membership card and pin, invitations to the annual Superintendent’s Circle weekend, Projects Day, the Superintendent’s Circle Tailgate and other exclusive events, and have the opportunity to interact with the Superintendent, key Academy staff, and fellow donors. Superintendent’s Circle members take a leading role in strengthening the Margin of Excellence and in sustaining West Point as a leader in all endeavors. Learn more.

Decorate with Class

  WPAOG Gift Shop Banner

When the holiday decorations come down, keep your porch or hearth festive with our class specific leaner signs. The same great quality and weather resistant style we offer in stock is now available with all four cadet class years. Choose from an athletic-themed style featuring the Athena Shield or go traditional with the USMA Crest. Order yours today at WPAOGGiftShop.com or give us a call at 800.426.4725. Happy Holidays from your WPAOG Gift Shop team!

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