• CBT cadre arrives

    U.S. Military Academy staff sets up stations to receive the Cadet Basic Training cadre Sunday at the U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School. Arriving cadets checked in , got their temperatures taken , were tested for COVID-19, ate their first meals back at the academy and received a briefing from the superintendent and commandant on how to assimilate during their return to West Point. Read More


  • Portland Timbers sign Zac McGraw

    Former Army West Point men’s soccer standout defender Zac McGraw was signed by the Portland Timbers to a first-team contract, the team announced on June 22. McGraw made history back in January after he became the first cadet in program history to be selected in the MLS SuperDraft. The Torrance, Calif., native will be the first active MLS player from any of the nation’s service academies since Navy graduate Joseph Greenspan spent the 2015-17 seasons in the league with the Colorado Rapids and then Minnesota United. During his time at West Point, McGraw made a name for himself as a two-year team captain on the back line. He appeared in 68 matches while making 66 starts and recorded 11 career points on one goal and nine assists. Read More


  • KACH recognizes volunteers

    On June 21, Keller Army Community Hospital recognized the Red Cross volunteers who provided assistance in six different medical departments and the front desk. The 20 volunteers provided an average of 208 volunteer hours per month, and more than 2,500 hours per year. The citation they received reads: “In recognition of the unwavering contributions you make daily in support of Keller Army Community Hospital and the West Point community. Your continuous support and willingness to devote your time has positively impacted the lives of the staff, America’s service members and their families. Your commitment to the American Red Cross volunteer program displays the true meaning of volunteerism and has been a critical contributing factor to the high level of customer service and clinical support provided by the hospital. Read More


  • The Dean’s Book Club: “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”