News

  • Finding a Branch Fit: Cadets experience military professions during Branch Week

     Sgt. 1st Class Jesse Cruz, field artillery proponent office, Fort Sill, Okla., discusses the use of the LL DR Lightweight Laser Designator Rangefinder to a cadet during Branch Week Monday. Branch Week takes place from Monday through Friday and gives cadets the opportunity to explore all 17 U.S. Army officer braches. Cadets from all class years, as well as U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School cadet candidates and ROTC cadets from other colleges, have the chance to speak with branch representatives to help them decide which military profession best fits them.   Photo by Michelle Eberhart/PV

    From Monday through Friday, cadets have the opportunity to participate in Branch Week. Throughout the week, cadets from all class years, as well as U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School cadet candidates and ROTC cadets from other colleges, have the chance to speak with branch representatives to help them decide which of the 17 U.S. Army branches interests them for a future career.

    Military Police Branch Representative, Capt. Jannelle Allong-Diakabana, said that the week is a great opportunity for both staff and cadets.

    “Cadets can take the time to meet potential mentors in the branches of interest to them,” she explained. “It’s important that these cadets get candid and professional insight into the varying branches of the Army before making their selection.”

    Learning about each branch, Allong-Diakabana emphasizes, is key. Read More



Sports

  • Army Rugby trounces UB in home opener

     Army West Point senior fly half Jon Kim scored Army’s first try and added five conversions to help the Black Knights to a 60-0 victory over the  University at Buffalo Sept. 9 at the Anderson Rugby Complex. Courtesy Photo comeback.           Photo by Class of 2021 Cadet Meghan Yerkes

    The Army West Point Men’s Rugby team defeated University at Buffalo, 60-0, in its season opener Sept. 9 at the Anderson Rugby Complex.

    Army improved to 1-0 on the season, while the Bulls fell to 0-1 in Rugby East play.

    Game notes

    • The Black Knights set a new record for most points scored in a season opener in their 15s season.

    • They posted their third-consecutive shutout against the Bulls after defeating them 49-0 in 2016, and 48-0 in 2015.

    • Senior Jon Kim put the Black Knights on the board with a try in the first minute of the game.

    • Kim posted 15 points on a try and five conversions.

    • Reserves Andrew Finken, Jordan Jurosic, as well as Drew Zagula scored their first career tries in 15s play. Read More



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