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Photonics brings to light the use of lasers on the battlefield

Initially it seems like nothing happened. The command, "Laser on" is given, but the laser itself isn't visible to the human eye. Then, spark...

U.S. Military Academy Cemetery sees increase in burial demands, expansion project underway

It's not everyday one contemplates his or her mortality. However, the West Point Cemetery is where graduates can make their final resting p...

Cadets reunite with loved ones for annual Family Day Weekend 2019

Family Weekend 2019 at the U.S. Military Academy allowed family members to reconnect with their cadets Oct. 25...

Cadet News

Capt. Lindsay Heisler receives 2019 Nininger Award for actions in Afghanistan

In Capt. Lindsay Gordon Heisler's mind she was just doing her job. From the moment she began training as an Apache pilot following graduat...

West Point cadet found dead following search

Cadet Kade Kurita, 20, from Gardena, California, was found dead Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 9:47 p.m. at West Point...

Hispanic cadets show talent as first generation college students

Class of 2023 Cadet Leslie Rodriguez-Diaz, Class of 2022 Cadet Eliana Vargas and Class of 2021 Cadet Nathania Nuno are each the first member...

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Cadets learn to choose harder right over easier wrong at U.S. Military Academy

West Point hosted the 35th annual National Conference on Ethics in America Oct. 8 and 9 at the U.S. Military Academy's West Point Club...

Cadets, ADDAS Project developing products for Soldiers in combat

During their four years at the U.S. Military Academy, cadets prepare to lead Soldiers in combat. Through their courses and military trainin...

Ham Radio Club contacts, speaks to Morgan aboard ISS

"Whiskey Two Kilo Golf Yankee this is November Alpha One Sierra Sierra." More than 250 miles above Earth aboard the International Space Sta...

Cadets learn to choose harder right over easier wrong at U.S. Military Academy

West Point hosted the 35th annual National Conference on Ethics in America Oct. 8 and 9 at the U.S. Military Academy's West Point Club...

Cadets, ADDAS Project developing products for Soldiers in combat

During their four years at the U.S. Military Academy, cadets prepare to lead Soldiers in combat. Through their courses and military trainin...

Ham Radio Club contacts, speaks to Morgan aboard ISS

"Whiskey Two Kilo Golf Yankee this is November Alpha One Sierra Sierra." More than 250 miles above Earth aboard the International Space Sta...

Community News

Tailgating, food part of the Army Football experience

Whether it is every week or once a year, Army tailgates are a time for old friends and new to come together and root on the Black Knights....

USMA honors those who died on 9/11 with ceremony

At 8:26 a.m. on Sept. 11, a West Point firefighter rang the bell on the front of the fire truck...

Fair engages community to promote empowered responders

The annual Emergency Preparedness Fair was hosted at West Point Saturday. Agencies that attended included local, state and federal organiz...