Community Leisure

  • New exhibition at the West Point Museum highlights recent acquisitions

    Opening Friday, the West Point Museum will feature an exhibition of artifacts that have recently entered the museum’s collection.
    Highlights from the exhibition include some of the recent and significant acquisitions to the museum’s holdings including Gen. Martin Dempsey’s cadet letter jacket.
    The pieces span the timeline of global, national and local military history.
    The exhibition is only a small sampling of more than 45,000 individual artifacts within the West Point Museum collection, representing the culmination of more than two centuries of military heritage preservation.
    The West Point Museum is the nation’s oldest federal museum.
    Its origins can be traced to the American Revolution.
    Today, visitors can view the actual weapons, uniforms and memorabilia across American history as well as military artifacts from around the world. Read More

  • Fishing fun at Kids’ Fishing Fun Day

    Children of many ages come out to the West Point MWR 2019 Kids’ Fishing Fun Day May 11 at Round Pond. The annual event brings many community children out for the joy of fishing and the prizes available. Read More

  • West Point Band presents ‘A West Point Concerto”

    The West Point Band will continue its Masterworks Concert Series with a performance titled, “A West Point Concerto” at 2 p.m. May 11 at Eisenhower Hall Theatre.
    As always, this concert is free and open to all. Please note, however, that starting in 2019, all West Point Band concerts at Eisenhower Hall will be ticketed through Eventbrite. Reserve your free tickets in advance by visiting westpointband.eventbrite.com.
    Experience the stunning virtuosity of classical music’s greatest concertos at West Point.
    Featuring some of the U.S. Army’s finest musicians, this performance will consist of three timeless musical masterworks for soloist and band, interspersed with wind ensemble favorites and military marches.
    Program highlights include selections from Camille Saint-Saëns’s “Cello Concerto No. 1” performed by Cadet Dion Perinon; Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s “Violin Concerto,” featuring special guest Staff Sgt. Read More

  • Statue unveiling for Grant at 1 p.m. today on the Plain

    This afternoon, the U.S. Military Academy will have a new permanent resident on The Plain.
    In a ceremony starting at 1 p.m., West Point will officially unveil a statue of Ulysses S. Grant, USMA Class of 1843, one of two presidents to graduate from the academy.
    The statue will be the first added to The Plain since a statue of Dwight D. Eisenhower was unveiled in 1983.
    The area around The Plain also includes statues of George Patton, George Washington, Douglas MacArthur, Sylvanus Thayer and John Sedgwick.
    “Ulysses S. Grant embodied the West Point motto of Duty, Honor, Country,” Professor and Head of the Department of History Col. Ty Seidule said.  “As a soldier, he led an army that emancipated four million people, ended slavery and saved the United States of America. Read More

  • West Point Bad presents a community concert in New Milford

    The West Point Band takes the stage at New Milford High School, located at 388 Danbury Road in New Milford, Connecticut at 7 p.m. Monday.
    Join the band for this unique collaborative performance of entertaining works for winds by some of your favorite American composers and featuring the New Milford High School Band in a fun side-by-side performance.
    As always, this concert is free and open the public.
    The band will present a wide array of patriotic and concert music, including William Schuman’s “Chester: Overture for Band,” Karl King’s spritely “Barnum and Bailey’s Favorite March,” and a fantastic arrangement of John Williams’ film score from the 2000 blockbuster film “The Patriot.”
    The band will also feature its international award-winning principal saxophonist Staff Sgt. Read More

  • New Program at West Point

    USAG West Point Leadership hotline
    Call 845-674-7693
    *This hotline will be monitored 24/7 by a member of the West Point Garrison leadership team. Read More
  • West Point Glee Club and Friends concert Friday

    Mark your calendars to attend West Point Glee Club and Friends at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Cadet Chapel for an exciting evening of music featuring some very special friends.
    Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms” brings the Glee Club together with Craig Williams, Cadet Chapel organist; Sgt. 1st Class Craig Bitterman, percussionist; and harpist Joy Plaisted.
    The cadets are pleased to welcome Devin Zamir Coleman to West Point as guest soloist in this work. Coleman and the West Point Glee Club appeared together last summer with the West Point Band at Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular on NBC.
    Williams will follow Bernstein with “Parables” by Sandra Gay, a work he premiered at the Cadet Chapel at the American Guild of Organists Regional Convention in 2005. Read More

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  • Ready Army, Ready West Point!

    The DPTMS Ready West Point Program offered  an educational presentation for children up to age 10. The program provided important information about emergency preparedness to children about personal family preparedness and local hazards in emergency situations. The program’s goal is to increase awareness and understanding of emergencies and personal preparedness. Children learned how to prepare and practice for emergencies and shared their knowledge with their families and friends. (Above) Susan Foley, Ready West Point Program operations officer, gave a presentation to the West Point Family Home residents with its mascot, Ready Raccoon, Nov. 29 at WPFH’s Leasing and Management office. Children learned what items should be in an emergency kit and had the opportunity to decorate their own personal Emergency Tote bags.  Courtesy Photo Read More

  • SHARP Resources

    • West Point Sexual Assault/Harassment Response Hotline: 845-659-7467;

    • USMA SHARP Program Manager, Samantha Ross—call 845-938-0508;

    • USCC SARC, Capt. Kathryn Hermon—call 845-938-7479 or email kathryn.hermon@usma.edu;

    • USMAPS SARC, Dr. Stephanie Marsh—call 845-938-1950 or email stephanie.marsh@usma.edu;

    • Garrison SARC, Dan Toohey—call 845-938-5657 or email dan.toohey@usma.edu;

    • KACH SARC, Sgt. 1st Class Cheri Safford—call 938-4150 or cheri.k.safford.mil@mail.mil;

    • USCC Victim Advocate, Kerry Dunham—call 845-938-3532 or email kerry.dunham@usma.edu. Read More

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