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  • FEATURED ITEM

    Together, Listening and Connecting
    Planning for the future of a loved one with a disability is imperative. At the Together, Listening and Connecting workshop, attendees will learn what needs to be put in place to protect the future of their loved one with special needs.
    Military families have to contend with a unique set of issues that make planning for the future more difficult.
    The Disabled Military Child Protection Act and New York’s adoption of the Uniform Guardianship Act open up some exciting special needs planning opportunities for military families, which will also be discussed.
    The workshop will take place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at Army Community Service (ACS), Building 622.
    For more details, email Josephine.M.Toohey.civ@mail.mil or call 845-938-3655 to reserve your spot for the workshop. Read More

  • ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Organ Recital Fall Schedule at Cadet Chapel
    The upcoming fall schedule for organ recitals at the Cadet Chapel are as follows:
    • Sunday, 2:30 p.m.—Meredith Baker, “Retired Director of Musical Activities, Most Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Chapel, West Point.”
    • Oct. 27, 2:30 p.m.—Craig Williams, “Patriotic Reflections I.”

    TRIBE Yoga Training
    TRIBE—Teach Resiliency, Increase Balance and Endurance —Yoga, is offering yoga training Oct. 26-27 to include physical training or meditation sessions for military units, USMA departments and spouses’ groups.
    Additionally, TRIBE offers a weekend workshop for certified yoga teachers, active duty and their family members who are interested in bringing the physical and mindfulness practices of yoga to the military.
    This is a 12-hour course registered under Yoga Alliance for CEC’s. Read More

  • West Point Band presents ‘West Point Block Party’

    The West Point Band’s Benny Havens Band will continue the Music Under the Stars concert series with a performance titled “West Point Block Party,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Trophy Point Amphitheater.
    The Benny Havens Band will kick off the summer with their own A-list playlist, featuring everything from classic rock and pop favorites to old school hip-hop and R&B.
    We invite all West Point families and the surrounding community to come out and enjoy an evening of carefree summer fun with live music by the Army’s favorite party band. This concert is free and open to all.
    Please RSVP by visiting westpointband.eventbrite.com. Registering for this event allows us to send you up-to-date concert information.
    Established in 1817, the West Point Band is the Army’s oldest musical organization and continues to provide world-class music to educate, train and inspire the Corps of Cadets and to serve as ambassadors of the U.S. Read More

  • Independence Day Celebration

    The West Point Band will present its annual Independence Day Celebration with fireworks at 7:30 p.m. July 6 at the Trophy Point Amphitheater. In case of inclement weather, this outdoor concert will move to 7:30 p.m. July 7. This annual favorite event is free and open to all, and will feature performances by the West Point Concert Band, the band’s field music group the “Hellcats,” and America’s favorite party band, the Benny Havens Band. Read More

  • West Point Band presents “Strike Up the Band!”

    The West Point Band will continue its Music Under the Stars concert series with a performance titled “Strike Up the Band!” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Trophy Point Amphitheater.
    This concert of classics will include military marches and concert band masterpieces.
    In the event of inclement weather, the concert will take place at Eisenhower Hall Theatre. This performance is free and open to all. Please RSVP by visiting westpointband.eventbrite.com. Registering for this event allows us to send you up-to-date concert information.
    Strike up the band—summer is officially here. Join the West Point Band on the historic campus of the U.S. Military Academy for an evening of electrifying music and stunning views at scenic Trophy Point Amphitheater.
    As they welcome back to the stage band alumni, along with former Army band commanders retired Col. Read More

  • West Point Band kicks off “Music Under the Stars” Saturday

    The West Point Band will kick off its “Music Under the Stars” concert series with a performance by the West Point Jazz Ensemble titled “Get the Message!” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Trophy Point Amphitheater at West Point.
    Audiences are welcome to bring picnics, visit the beautiful and historic grounds at the U.S. Military Academy, and enjoy scenic Hudson River views at sunset.
    This performance is free and open to all. Please RSVP by visiting westpointband.eventbrite.com. Registering for this event allows the Band to send you up-to-date concert information, such as weather cancellations.
    The West Point Jazz Ensemble, comprised of members of the West Point Band, is proud to present this centennial tribute to percussion master and bandleader Art Blakey. Read More

  • West Point Band kicks off “Music Under the Stars” June 8

    The West Point Band will kick off its “Music Under the Stars” concert series with a performance by the West Point Jazz Ensemble titled “Get the Message!” at 7:30 p.m. June 8 at the Trophy Point Amphitheater at West Point.
    Audiences are welcome to bring picnics, visit the beautiful and historic grounds at the U.S. Military Academy and enjoy scenic Hudson River views at sunset.

    This performance is free and open to all. Please RSVP by visiting westpointband.eventbrite.com. Registering for this event allows the band to send you up-to-date concert information, such as weather cancellations.
    The West Point Jazz Ensemble, comprised of members of the West Point Band, is proud to present this centennial tribute to percussion master and bandleader Art Blakey. Read More

  • Graduation Week, Day Activities through Saturday

    WEST POINT, N.Y.—Approximately 985 cadets will graduate from the U.S. Military Academy and be commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army on Saturday.
    The following are the main events during Graduation Week at West Point.

    Today
    10:30 a.m.—Superintendent’s Award Streamer Review, The Plain.

    1 p.m.—Superintendent’s Reception with 3rd Regiment cadets and families, Quarters 100.

    3 p.m.—Superintendent’s Reception with 4th Regiment cadets and families, Quarters 100.

    5:30 p.m.—Superintendent’s Awards and Convocation Dinner, Eisenhower Hall.

    Friday
    11 a.m.—Graduation Parade, The Plain.

    6 p.m.—Graduation Banquet, Washington Hall.

    Saturday
    10 a.m.—Graduation Exercise, commencement speaker is Vice President of the United States Mike Pence, Michie Stadium. Read More

  • 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

  • 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

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