News

  • ‘Crass mass of brass and glass’ for Class of 2015

    The Class of 2015 gathered at the Trophy Point Amphitheater Aug. 22 surrounded by hundreds of supporters to see the firsties don their class rings. This is the first milestone which marks their final year at the U.S. Military Academy before graduation and commissioning.

    In a ceremony that honors the tradition of the Long Gray Line beginning in 1835, the Class of 2015 received its class rings Aug. 22 at Trophy Point.

    The rings also signify the class’s connection to those officers and family members who choose to donate their class ring to the annual ring melt, allowing pieces of gold from their rings to be combined into the rings of the class.

    “On Feb. 24, the class leadership stood next to 29 donors who placed their ring or their loved ones ring into the crucible,” Class of 2015 Cadet Gene Fogh, class ring and crest chairperson, said. “Their gold was mixed in with the Class of 2015 ring forever tying us to the Long Gray Line. Read More



Sports

  • Army Women’s Soccer defeats Big East’s St. John’s 2-1

    Junior forward Bailey Widman scores one of her two goals to lead Army past 2013 NCAA participant St. John’s 2-1 Monday at Clinton Field. It was the Black Knights first win of the season (1-1).  Photo by Cordell Hoffer

    Junior forward Bailey Widman scored twice and sophomore goalkeeper Jordan Cassalia was spectacular in goal with six saves as Army shocked Big East member and 2013 NCAA participant St. John’s, 2-1, Monday evening at Clinton Field before 817 fans.

    The win is the first of the season for the Black Knights (1-1-0) while St. John’s (1-1-0) suffered its first loss of the season. St. John’s came into the contest boasting the Big East’s preseason Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year.

    The Red Storm were picked third in the Big East Preseason Coaches’ Poll behind Marquette and Georgetown. Army was picked fourth in the Patriot League’s preseason poll.

    Widman tallied in the 34th minute off a pass from Ellen Duckwall for the first goal scored against St. Read More



Leisure

  • Command Channel 8/23

    For the week of  Aug 28-Sept 4

    Army Newswatch
    Thursday, Friday and Monday through Sept. 4
    8:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Read More



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