News

  • Expanded hours at VCC to meet requirements for unescorted access to West Point for non-DOD visitors

     Starting July 22, non-DOD visitors will be required to check in at the Visitor Control Center daily from 6 a.m. until 10 p.m. to be issued Local Access Credentials in order to gain entry onto the military installation. These changes will bring West Point into compliance with Department of the Army access control requirements and provide a safe and secure community to study, work and live.   Photos by Brandon O’Connor/PV and Dave Brzywczy/USMA PAO

    Starting July 22, non-DOD visitors will be required to check in at the Visitor Control Center daily from 6 a.m. until 10 p.m. to be issued Local Access Credentials in order to gain entry onto the military installation. These changes will bring West Point into compliance with Department of the Army access control requirements and provide a safe and secure community to study, work and live.
    “We expect delays at the gates as people learn about the new requirements,” Lt. Col. Brian Heverly, director of Emergency Services, U.S. Army Garrison, West Point, said. “We ask for patience and assistance in passing this new information along to members of the community, visiting family members, alumni and friends of West Point.”
    This change impacts non-DOD card holders who desire unescorted access to visit cadets, friends, family, the hospital, sporting events, concerts and other programs not deemed special events. Read More



Sports

  • Schultz achieves scholar All-American honors

     Senior defender Griffin Schultz achieved Scholar All-American honors from the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA). Schultz is the eighth cadet in Army West Point Men’s Lacrosse history to achieve this high academic distinction.   Photo by Army Athletic Communications

    Senior defender Griffin Schultz achieved Scholar All-American honors from the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA).
    Schultz is the eighth cadet in Army West Point Men’s Lacrosse history to achieve this high academic distinction.
    “This is an absolutely amazing honor for a tremendous cadet-athlete,” Army West Point Men’s Lacrosse Head Coach Joe Alberici said. “Griffin represented the very best of us on the field and off the field. His efforts made his teammates and the coaching staff better.”
    The defender joins James Yastrzemsky (1997), Craig Massie (2008), Brendan Buckley (2013), Sam Somers (2015), Jimbo Moore (2016), Austin Schultz (2016) and Daniel Grabher (2017) who were also named Scholar All-Americans while on the Black Knights’ roster.
    Of Army’s eight Scholar All-Americans, seven have been during Alberici’s tenure. 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



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