Military School Articles

Valley Forge Military Academy President Walt Lord

Interview with Valley Forge Military Academy President

We are joined by Valley Forge Alumnus and President Major General Walt Lord, for a conversation about his wonderful school.

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Military School Alumni Interview - James Bithorn

There were certain lessons that I got as a 16 year old as a cadet team leader that I now apply as a Major in the Army with 15 years. Being there out early in front of your people, having some sort of guidance and direction - don't just tell them what to do, show them what to do, teach, educate. And these were lessons that I learned at 16 years old in the first few months of figuring out how to get people from point A to B, very menial small tasks, but it was really invaluable to me.

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Best Graduation Photos 2018

Graduation is both an exciting and a sad day in the lives of cadets. They are all ready for the upcoming challenges but will miss the camaraderie and busy cadet lifestyle. Almost all cadets move on to college after graduation.

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Extreme Military Challenge

Exploring Extreme Military Challenge!

Last summer I had the pleasure of spending a few days with Extreme Military Challenge (XMC), a military-themed summer camp in Alabama for boys and girls ages 13 - 18. The camp simulates a two week Basic Training, which is the first step for all of their campers. Upon graduation campers earn the coveted title of Cadet

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Matriculation at Marine Military Academy

Survival Kit for Military Boarding School

Whether you are a Frog, New Cadet, Plebe, RAT, ROK, Rook, Scrub, Trainee or a returning cadet, welcome to military school! This list will help you make the best of your passage into life on a military school campus and should help your parents to send more care packages.

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fishburne military school superintendent with future VMI cadet

Interview with Fishburne Military School Superintendent

Captain Mark Black joins us for a great conversation about Fishburne Military School and what drew him into Military School Education. Also a great bonus story from his experiences as a Naval Aviator.

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marine military academy summer camp

Summer Schools and Summer Camps

Summer is a busy time for every Military School. Many of the schools offer Summer Camps and Summer School programs, some of which are a mixture of school and camp. Families use the summer to explore the boarding school experience or as a time for something fun and educational to help their students learn & grow. Students make friends and develop skills that will last a lifetime. Most summer students/campers are new to military school.

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history of military schools

Two Hundred and Fifteen Years of American Military Schools

The educational format for military schools did not originate in the United States; however the U.S. is now home to the largest number of military schools.

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