Join the West Point Band at 6 p.m. tonight at Trophy Point for Story Time with Quintette 7. Kids of all ages can enjoy an instrument petting zoo, classic children’s stories set to exciting music, interactive singalongs and an outdoor screening of the movie, “Coco.”
The “Music Under the Stars” Concert Series is free and open to the public. The instrument petting zoo starts at 6 p.m. with the concert following at 6:30 p.m.
Secretary Of The Army Dr. Esper, Army Undersecretary Ryan McCarthy, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Milley and Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. McConville are holding a joint news conference regarding an announcement about Army Futures Command right now at 10 a.m. See it here ....
That feeling after you fire your first howitzer #FridayFeeling
#USArmy Garrison #WestPoint held its change of command ceremony at Eisenhower Hall July 12. Col. Harry C. Marson V replaced Col. Andrew S. Hanson as the garrison commander during the ceremony. Vincent E. Grewatz, executive service, director of Installation Management Command-Training, presided over the ceremony. #USMA
(Photos by Bryan Ilyankoff)
As summer continues, so does training in the field for #CBT and #CFT. From BRM and medical training to physical training and combatives, the new cadets and yearlings are continuing to progress toward their careers as officers in the #USArmy. #USMA
(Photos by Class of 2020 Cadet Alex Gudenkauf, Matt Moeller, Dan Furlong and Mike Lopez.)
Keller Army Community Hospital held its change of command ceremony at #USMA Trophy Point, July 11. Col. Brett Venable replaced Col. Eric B. Sones as the hospital commander during the ceremony. Brig. Gen. Telita Crosland, who is the commander of the Regional Health Command - Atlantic, honored both colonels at the change of command ceremony.
(#USArmy photos by Bryan Ilyankoff and Robert Lanier)
ICYMI: The New York Stock Exchange welcomed the #USArmy to highlight Independence Week July 6 in New York City. U.S. Corps of Cadets Commandant Brig. Gen. Steven Gilland joined Brig. Gen. Robert Cooley, commanding general of 353rd Civil Affairs Command, Staten Island; Brig. Gen. Jemel Beale, N.J. National Guard adjutant general; and Chris Taylor, vice president of NYSE listings & NYSE Services, to ring the NYSE Closing Bell.
(Photo by NYSE)
As #USMA2022 learns Army physical fitness, the #USArmy has approved a new physical fitness test - the Army Combat Fitness Test - to directly connect fitness with combat readiness.
Check out the article on the new #ACFT at https://www.army.mil/article/208189/army_combat_fitness_test_set_to_become_new_pt_test_of_record_in_late_2020
(#USArmy photo by Dan Furlong/DPE)
To see more photos from last night's Independence Day celebration concert, visit the West Point Band Flickr page at https://www.flickr.com/photos/westpointband/42559525804/in/album-72157697165697191/
(Band photo by Staff Sgt. Ashley Mendeke)
Thousands of people, including the new cadets from the #USMA2022, watched the West Point Band as it presented its annual Independence Day celebration concert Saturday at the Trophy Point Amphitheater.
The crowd enjoyed the concert as it concluded with a spectacular fireworks display over the Hudson River.
(#USArmy photos by Class of 2020 Cadet Alex Gudenkauf)
Join the West Point Band at 7:15 p.m. tonight at Trophy Point for one of their largest performances of the year, the Independence Day Celebration!
Can't make it? Watch it live here:
The U.S. Military Academy celebrated the 242nd anniversary of America's birth performing at the Macy's 4th of July celebration. (U.S. Army photos by: Michael Lopez)
For amazing photos from the night go to: https://www.flickr.com/photos/west_point/albums/72157670838169128