What’s Happening

  • 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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    Connect on Twitter and Instgram! @westpoint_usma 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


    Logistics Readiness Center re-institutes the full North-South Shuttle
    Based on feedback from the Corps of Cadets and the West Point community, the Logistics Readiness Center reinstituted the full North-South Post Shuttle effective Jan. 7 to include more stops along Thayer Road, Cullum Road and Washington Road, as well as reintroducing stops in Highland Falls at Spellman Hall/Visitors Center, and stops at the Child Development Center, PX and Commissary on Stony Lonesome.
    The belief is this change will provide better transportation support to the Corps of Cadets and the entire West Point community.
    For more details or questions about the new schedule, contact the LRC supporting TMP contractor, Akima Support Operations, at 845-938-2018. Read More


    Monthly yoga classes
    TRIBE will offer free monthly Introduction to Yoga and Mindfulness Workshops and regular classes for active duty and family members.
    Please contact studio@nOMadalwaysatOM.com to schedule or get more information.

    Spring Organ Recital at Cadet Chapel
    Through the spring, West Point will offer organ recitals at the Cadet Chapel. The first recital is at 2:30 p.m. Sunday by Meredith Baker, former West Point Catholic director.

    DPE Community Fitness Session (New)
    The Department of Physical Education would like to extend an invitation to the USMA Staff and Faculty to participate in the March Community Fitness Session from 12:15-1:15 p.m. March 27 at the Buckner Functional Fitness Room in the basement of  the Arvin Cadet Physical Development Center.
    The session for March is a Kettlebell clinic. Read More


    Army Education Center
    College courses are offered through the Army Education Center at West Point, located at 683 Buckner Loop.
    Undergraduate classes:
    • Mount Saint Mary College—Call Kathy Yusaf at 845-569-3633 or email kathy.yusuf@msmc.edu; and
    • Saint Thomas Aquinas—Call Gina Erazo at 845-398-4102 or email gierazo@stac.edu.
    Graduate studies:
    • John Jay College of Criminal Justice–master’s degree in public administration—Call Jennifer Heiney at 845-446-5959 or email jheiney@jjay.cuny.edu; and
    • Long Island University–master’s degrees in school counseling, mental health counseling and marriage and family counseling—Call Mary Beth Leggett at 845-446-3818 or email marybeth.leggett@liu.edu.

    Employee Assistance Program
    West Point Garrison offers an Employee Assistance Program that provides free and confidential counseling for civilians, family members and retirees.
    The program offers services from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Read More


    Hummingbirds event
    With their colorful feathers and flying abilities that are an engineering marvel, hummingbirds are a welcome guest in gardens across New York. Join environmental educators at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum’s Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall, for a program all about hummingbirds.
    Learn about these flying jewels with an engaging presentation and take a guided walk to identify plants that attract them and maybe catch a glimpse of a hummingbird feeding.
    This is program recommended for adults and families with children ages 5 and up. There is an admission fee.
    In addition, enjoy a free same day admission to the Wildlife Education Center after paid attendance to this program. Read More

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