News

  • Killingsworth new USCC CSM

    Command Sgt. Maj. Kenneth L. Killingsworth (left) took responsibility as the 26th U.S. Corps of Cadets command sergeant major during an assumption of responsibility ceremony Jan. 8 at the Haig Room. He receives the unit guidon from Commandant of Cadets Brig. Gen. Curtis A. Buzzard during the ceremony. “Duty, Honor and Country serve as the cornerstone in a foundation that has created leaders of character for over 200 years. We honor all those who came before us by upholding the reputation of West Point through the tenants of discipline, academic achievement, and integrity,” Killingsworth said. “It’s my deepest privilege to serve as the Corps of Cadets Command Sergeant Major and to continue the history, legacy and tradition of this great institution.” Before assuming responsibility, Killingsworth, native of Chattanooga, Tenn., was the command sergeant major for the 2nd Security Force Assistance Brigade at Fort Bragg, N.C. Read More



Sports

  • Strong day for Women’s Track & Field at Penn State

     The Black Knights men’s and women’s teams combined for four victories and 18 top-three finishes at the Nittany Lion Challenge Saturday at Penn State in University Park, Pa. (Above) Sophomore Anna Tovkach won the 800-meter run with a time of 2:10.02. Tovkach’s time stands as the second fastest 800-meter time in Army history.  Photo by Army Athletic Communications

    For the second time this week, the Army West Point track and field team was in action as they competed at the Nittany Lion Challenge  Saturday at Penn State in University Park, Pennsylvania.
    The meet marked the first extensive action for much of the team on the young season, as they faced off with athletes from several top east coast schools such as Penn State, Georgetown, Maryland and VCU.
    The Black Knights men’s and women’s teams combined for four victories and 18 top-three finishes on the day.
    Senior captain Samantha Coletti was victorious in the women’s mile with a time of 5:00.28 and sophomore Anna Tovkach won the 800-meter run with a time of 2:10.02.
    Tovkach’s time stands as the second fastest 800-meter time in Army history. Read More



Leisure

  • 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



Extra!

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