News

  • Drill Sergeants mentor cadets for the first time, form bonds

    Staff 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



Sports

  • 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.

    To sign up, email Jim McGuinness at jim.mcguinness@usma.edu or call 938-3033. Read More



Leisure

  • Command Channel 8/23

    For the week of  July 21-28

    Army Newswatch

    Thursday, Friday and Monday – July 28

    8:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.

     

     

     

     

     

     

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