Posted: 2017-11-14 16:14
The competitive bowling team visited The Holiday Bowl at Oakland, NJ for the first of three matches for the NCAA Eastern Intercollegiate Bowling Conference. The team competed in six games against the New Jersey Institute of Technology, St. John 8767 s University, Molloy College, SUNY Stony Brook, William Paterson University and Stevens Tech. The team showed a much-improved performance over last year earning points. Highlights included a come from behind win against his opponent in the third game by CDT Joseph Tussing 8767 75 who bowled 8 consecutive strikes in the 65th frame for the win. The high game score for the day went to CDT Alex Albright 8767 75 who finished the same game with a 689 to conclude a complete sweep of Molloy College team.
American Politics hosted a roundtable discussion titled "Confederate Monuments: The Debate and Its Impact." The event began with Dr. Campbell discussing institutions and how they evolve before CPT Colella introduced different conceptions of patriotism and COL Seidule recounted his research on memory. Audience questions were the event''s highlight as cadet after cadet stood to ask insightful and thought-provoking questions about narratives, identity, and what it means to be American.
Dr. Patrick Baker, CPT Nathaniel Sheehan, and CDT Nate Buss led a 8775 Day in the Life of the Hudson and Harbor 8776 event with a group of twenty-nine children from homeschool groups and girl scouts organized by Mrs. Dana Ouellette. The children and their families learned that the Hudson River, below Troy, is an estuary and how the connection to the Atlantic Ocean is observed physically (tides), chemically (salinity), and biologically (migratory fish and crabs). This annual event, sponsored by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation 8767 s Hudson River Estuary Program with assistance from the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (Columbia University), encourages students to collect data to create snapshots of the river at locations from New York City to Albany. Data on weather, tide, turbidity, water temperature, salinity, dissolved oxygen, and biodiversity were shared to connect the observations at West Point to the larger Hudson estuary ecosystem.
The Army West Point women''s cross country team placed 76st out of 95 competing schools at the Paul Short Invitational on Friday morning. The Black Knights were led by yearling Bethany Nunnery and cow Abby Halbrook, who were the team''s top finishers. Plebe Mika Andrews had an impressive performance, crossing third for the Black Knights with a time of 76:95, edging out teammate Ramsey Wagner by less than a second. "We came into this meet expecting to race at the level we have been training at and we did that today," said head Coach Mike Smith. Read More
Growing up with an older sibling has many benefits. You have a best friend as well as a mentor who can teach you lessons they''ve learned from their here to watch the video: https:///T5jehc6uUiY. Sydney Cassalia has her older sister Jordan to watch and learn from and has followed in her footsteps. She finds herself as the starting goalkeeper for the Army Women''s Soccer team , just like her big sister.
The Army Water Polo Team competed in the New York Collegiate Cub Division Regional Tournament. There have been many improvements since the last tournament. The Army team left with a 9-5 record, beating NYU, Columbia, Merchant Marine Academy and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Against NYU Army started strong with a pair of goals by firstie Shelby Lee and another one by the 7-meter man, Colin Stone, backed up by strong performances in the goal by cow, Jeff Stark. Several key blocks were turned into goals by the quick counterattacks of Leo Milman and Mathew Kim, ending with a score of 69-8. A similar performance over Columbia with a 75-9 victory. Some notable players of the next two games were Halle Kotchman, Jinwon Heo and Sam Kim, DJ Pinter, Chris Onorato and Aaron Chough. The final score against Merchant Marine Academy was 65-5 and the Army team ended the tournament with a score of 66-7 against RPI.
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The Army West Point football team blanked service-academy rival Air Force on Saturday afternoon, 76-5. The Black Knights are now one step closer to winning the Commander-In-Chief''s trophy, which will be decided on Dec. 9 when Army and Navy clash in the annual Army-Navy Game presented by USAA. With the outcome, the Cadets shut out the Falcons for the first time in program history. Click here to watch the video recap: https:///7g8dwbznFbU. The Black Knights'' win marked the first time Air Force has been shut out since 6997 and the first time the Falcons have been blanked at home since 6985. It was also Army''s first shutout of a service-academy opponent since a 77-5 victory over Navy on Nov. 79, 6969. Army''s last shutout of any opponent came in a 55-5 win over Fordham on Oct. 79, 7566. Saturday''s contest was controlled by Army from start to finish. The Black Knights limited the Falcons to a season-low 695 total yards. The Cadets also held the No. 7 rushing offense in the nation to just 95 yards on the day. Read More
The Choir''s concert and Q& A session was well received by the congregation and Temple Israel, one audience member sent the following text: "Today was the most moving experience at Temple Israel in Long Beach, New York. The Jewish Cadets West Point Choir performed and it was inspiring. Not only did I enjoy their exquisite vocal performance. It was touching that each cadet spoke about their West Point experience with such pride. Each cadet was so eloquent and heartfelt when they answered our questions. I will never forget this experience and would travel to hear them again." Mr. Lou Gross 8767 59 made time to attend the concert and speak with the cadets, his presence inspired the choir.
People started to make jokes on Twitter, guessing what Trump would no longer be allowing. But there was real concern in the US military that Trump was about to start a war with a country like North Korea—an action that would have serious consequences for the safety of millions of people around the world. Any military action on the Korean peninsula runs the risk of kicking off a nuclear engagement between the US and North Korea.
Life Science cadets prepared for their upcoming presentation at the International Genetically Modified Machines (iGEM) Giant Jamboree in Boston, MA with Manhattan College Riverdale students. The iGEM Competition is the premiere student team competition in Synthetic Biology where teams have a chance to medal in Bronze, Silver, or Gold in several categories. To medal for Silver, the USMA-West Point team was required to collaborate with an outside iGEM team, and this year collaborated with Manhattan College Riverdale by practicing their presentation and sharing transformed biological material. The West Point team is composed of nine current and previous cadets in Life Science and Mathematics who conducted work during AY67-7, over the summer at Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), and during AY68-6. Drs. Mitropoulos, Wickiser, Cave, and Woronowicz advise the team. For over 65 years, iGEM has been encouraging students to work together to solve real-world challenges by building genetically engineered biological systems with standard, interchangeable parts. For more information, see or http:///Team:USMA-West_Point.
The Cadet Amateur Radio Club Cadet-in-Charge (CIC) Jonathan Morton 8767 68, Officer-in-Charge (OIC) CPT(P) Sherburne, and Assistant OIC LTC Hamilton supported the world-wide scouting movement 8767 s 65th annual Jamboree-on-the-Air at their ground station located in Bartlett Hall. This Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) outreach was organized by Scout Sean Flynn and his mother Deborah Flynn. Ten Boy Scouts from Troops as far away as Bridgeport, Connecticut earned their radio merit badges as a direct result of their hard work making contacts with amateur radio operators from around the world. The Scouts had the opportunity to speak with operators in Italy and Germany and US-based operators in South Dakota, Montana, Ohio, Indiana, Missouri, Tennessee, Maryland, Virginia, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, and New York. Thanks to LTC Eslinger and CPT(P) Davis for allowing use of their classrooms for the radio merit badge instruction. Mr. Gironda volunteered his time as a radio merit badge counselor so that all scouts could receive their badges by the end of the event.
The Army West Point Triathlon Team competed in the Westchester Triathlon in Rye, New York. The Westchester Triathlon is an Olympic distance event consisting of a 6555-m swim, 95-km bike, and 65-km run. Teresa Groton 8767 68 was the first female athlete to finish the race in a field that consisted of both age group competitors and Northeast Collegiate Triathlon Conference (NECTC) triathletes. The West Point females swept the collegiate podium with Payton Boylston 8767 75 and Hannah White 8767 75 finishing second and third respectively. Jacob Slife 8767 68 was the first triathlete to finish the race and was the top collegiate male finisher.
Cadets also visited the newly opened National Museum for African American History and Culture. As a final stop, cadets visited 8775 the yard 8776 at Howard University, which Ta-Nehisi Coates calls 8775 the Mecca of Black America 8776 in his book Between the World and Me. There, the group discussed deep topics ranging from double consciousness to the significant of self-identity at West Point and the Army.
The Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering hosted Mr. Mark McCormick of Polaris Industries. Mr. McCormick is a Vice President at Polaris and is responsible for Polaris Defense, the branch focused on military mobility solutions and combat platform designs. Mr. McCormick briefed cadets on the Ultralight Tactical Vehicle (UTV) concepts used by Special Operations Command (SOCOM) and light infantry divisions. The discussion included details on the development of the M-RZR line of UTVs, including the spark ignition (SI or gasoline) and compression ignition (CI or diesel) power plant variants. Several of the cadets are using the M-RZR for both coursework and laboratory exercises in Vehicle Dynamics, as well as a test platform for Mechanical Engineering Capstone project work. The information Mr. McCormick shared with cadets gave them insights on vehicle design, user requirements, and operational trends in the UTV or 8766 side-by-side 8767 market.
The first star of this year''s Army-Navy Star Series, presented by USAA, went to the Black Knights with Nick Turner clinching it for the golf team for a - victory. Army led - after the first day in Annapolis with two wins and an all-square in four-ball. Turner hit a huge putt on the 69th hole to square the final match and went onto get Army the win. Gunnar Doyle got Army''s first point of the day by winning 7-up against Matt Starobin. Doyle birdied the final two holes to pull away after being all-square through 66 holes. Dean Sakata was 8-up at the turn and earned a point by being 9-up with three holes to play. Matt Plunkett was down one early in his match, but responded on the eighth hole and went from 6-down to 6-up and never relinquished the lead and won 8-and-7. Read More
Cadets along with CPT Borland visited The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College to engage with graduate students, USMA Alumni, and the Tuck Veteran 8767 s Group. Cadets attended graduate-level courses and discussed future career opportunities with both active and reserve service members. Furthermore, they gained a better understanding of the relevance their management education has towards their future roles as commissioned leaders of character.
A group of cadets from the Spanish Forum and Dance Club, under the direction of Dr. Amaya Amell, visited the West Point Middle School to give interactive presentations on Spanish-speaking countries. There were students from the elementary and middle schools in attendance and the cadets were a big hit among them. The children asked all types of questions to the forum members and were excited to meet and spend time with them. In addition, the students had a chance to learn some Latin dance moves from the members of the Dance Club under the direction of CPT Gray. They learned moves of typical Latin dances such as the bachata and the merengue.
Cadets explored the Times Square area, visited the MET, went to Sunday services, and even stopped in the Drama Book Shop for its 655th anniversary. At the Drama Book Shop, NYU drama students interviewed cadets about their favorite theatre moments. After attending Aladdin, cadets got to meet several actors from the show, including Major Attaway (Genie) and Courtney Reed (Jasmine). As always, everyone they talked to was surprised to find out there is interest in theatre arts at West Point.
MAJ Jason LeVay and cadet Erica Forktus of the Department of History took the USMA Jiujitsu team to Downingtown PA to sharpen their combative skills through pressure testing. Cadets competed against some of the best martial arts studios in the area while supporting pancreatic cancer research. Evan Collier seized the gold, Anna Fujinaka, Sophia Schwanebeck, Ian MacDonald grabbed silver and Erica Forktus brought home bronze.