United States Military Academy

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Knicks To Hold Training Camp At West Point For First Time In Nearly 50 Years

The Knicks have been holding camp at their training center in Greenburgh in recent years after having it in Saratoga in former coach Mike D’Antoni’s first two seasons in 2008 and ’09.

09/04/2014

Coaches Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Boeheim, Tom Thibodeau and Monty Williams of the USA Men's National Team stand during the practice on August 18, 2014 at West Point in West Point, New York. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Army Grad Coach K Takes Team USA To West Point

“To spend a day here is better than any offensive or defensive drill you could have,” Krzyzewski said. “It bonds the team together and that’s what today was about.”

08/19/2014

West Point Cadet Giancarlo Rindone (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Giancarlo Rindone Of Bensonhurst Prepares For West Point Graduation

“I’m a first generation Italian-American and I want to give back to the country for all the opportunities they’ve given to my family,” Giancarlo Rindone told WCBS 880 reporter Peter Haskell.

05/24/2013

West Point Cadet Rachel Kim (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Whitestone Resident Rachel Kim Prepares For Graduation From West Point

She grew up in Whitestone, but now it’s off Germany to be a finance officer. It has always been important to her to serve.

05/23/2013

West Point Cadet Mark Owens (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Pearl River Resident Mark Owens Prepares For Graduation From West Point

The United States Military Academy is set to graduate its latest crop of second lieutenants, and among them is a man from Pearl River in Rockland County.

05/22/2013

Sandlot Stats: Learning Statistics with Baseball (Credit: http://www.sandlotstats.com/)

By The Numbers: A Review Of ‘Sandlot Stats’

In this issue of By The Numbers, we review a book which has just been released. The text, titled “Sandlot Stats: Learning Statistics with Baseball,” was authored by Dr. Stanley Rothman, a mathematics professor at Quinnipiac University.

10/15/2012

Graduating cadets at West Point (file / credit: YURI GRIPAS/AFP/Getty Images)

West Point Cadets Look Ahead To Graduation

Graduation is this weekend at the United States Military Academy, and the West Point cadets are excited.

05/25/2012

Cadets at the United States Military Academy - West Point, NY (file / credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

West Point Cadet Profile: Michael Nilsen, Of Brooklyn, Follows His Heart To Become A Leader

When Michael Nilsen told his parents he wanted to go to West Point, they were less than thrilled. But he’s convinced this is right.

05/20/2011

Reporter Peter Haskell interviews Cadet Mike Chiaia (credit: WCBS 880)

West Point Cadet Profile: Mike Chiaia, Of Brooklyn, Realized His Calling On 9/11

For one graduating West Point cadet from Brooklyn, defending his nation has a personal connection.

05/19/2011

Cadets at the United States Military Academy - West Point, NY (file / credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Cadet Tom Anderson Achieves Lifelong Dream Of Graduating From West Point

For graduating cadet Tom Anderson from Poughkeepsie, going to West Point was obvious an obvious life choice.

05/18/2011

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly with members of the NYPD Aviation Unit at One Police Plaza - New York, NY - Feb 22, 2011 - AP Photo/Kathy Willens

NYPD Honors Aviation Unit For West Point Rescue

Five NYPD officers involved in the daring weekend helicopter rescue of two West Point cadets stranded on a cliff in high winds were recognized Tuesday for their heroism.

02/23/2011