Drill Sergeants mentor cadets for the first time, form bondsStaff Sgt. Kristopher K. Jackson, a drill sergeant stationed at Fort Benning, Ga., observes a cadet during the U.S. Military Academy’s Leader Training Program July 13. Photo by Staff Sgt. Vito T. Bryant/USMA PAO
The U.S. Military Academy at West Point integrated current drill sergeants during its Summer Training regimen for the first time in Academy documented history.
The easily distinguished “round browns” could be seen traversing the Academy’s central area this summer as drill sergeants trained cadets firsthand during the Leader Training Program (LTP).
The program provides cadets serving in the cadet chain of command the opportunity, environment and resources to hone their leadership skills as cadet noncommissioned officers or cadet officers.
The drill sergeants used the “train the trainer” method to teach cadets how to effectively train new cadets in the Class of 2020 during Cadet Basic Training (CBT).
“They’re going to be training the new cadets so we’re just showing them those leadership abilities and challenges that they’re going to take on once they get them,” Staff Sgt. Read More
Posted on July 21st, 2016 3:24 pm
Women’s Softball All-Star Game
The West Point MWR Sports Office will conduct the fourth annual West Point Women’s Softball All-Star Game at 6 p.m. Aug. 10 at H-Lot Softball Fields. The rain date is Aug. 11.
Any West Point women may participate whether they played in the league or not. All players must have a military or DOD ID Card to participate. MWR needs at least 20 women to participate for the game to be played.
Posted on July 21st, 2016 3:34 pm
Command Channel 8/23
For the week of July 21-28
Thursday, Friday and Monday – July 28
8:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Posted on July 21st, 2016 6:00 am
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