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  • Virginia Military Institute - Prospective Midshipmen
    program as early as the second semester of the high school junior year Applications are typically due on 31 January of the year that the student intends to matriculate In addition to the four year national scholarships the Professor of Naval Science is authorized to nominate candidates for a number of three year and two year scholarships from among those students already enrolled in Naval Science at VMI A limited number of scholarships are awarded to candidates who have proven by their academic physical and aptitude record that they have the potential to become Navy or Marine Corps Officers NROTC Unit VMI typically enjoys a high success rate but the number of scholarships available is purely decided by the needs of the Navy and Marine Corps Midshipmen commissioned through the scholarship program will enter the Naval service of their choice as a line officer They will incur obligations of eight years of commissioned service of which five years will be on active duty College Program The Navy also offers a two year subsidized College Program for Cadets who want to serve their country in leadership roles as officers in the Navy or Marine Corps Applicants for the College Program are selected from students already enrolled in Naval science Prior to beginning their junior year College Program Midshipmen with at least a 2 5 GPA will be considered for advanced standing If selected Midshipmen receive a monthly subsistence allowance throughout the school year totaling 5000 for the junior year and 4000 for the senior year Midshipmen enrolled in this program receive the same Naval Science education as their counterparts in the scholarship program After graduation College Program Midshipmen are commissioned as Ensigns in the Navy or Second Lieutenants in the Marine Corps They incur obligations of eight years of commissioned service of which three years will be active duty The Navy Nuclear Power Program The Navy Nuclear Power Program is one of the highest priorities in the NROTC Program and since its inception the NROTC Unit at VMI has been among the nation s most productive units This program seeks the most qualified and motivated young men and women to serve on the submarines and aircraft carriers of today s Nuclear Navy Applications for this program are highly competitive and are founded upon demonstrated excellence in Calculus and Physics There is a very strong interaction between the engineering disciplines at VMI and the Navy Nuclear Power Program The Navy Nuclear Power Program is not restricted to engineering majors but is open to any curriculum as long as the individual student has the dedication and academic potential to excel in this very technically demanding program of study Upon completion of schooling the nuclear power trained officer will serve aboard a broad variety of surface combatants or submarines The obligation incurred for this program is five years of active service from the date of commissioning The Navy nuclear trained officer enjoys the benefits of an unexcelled technical post graduate education the opportunity to serve aboard and command the most sophisticated and modern ships in the world and significant pay bonuses at various points in training and service Navy and Marine Corps Aviation The Navy and Marine Corps each operate one of the world s largest and most capable air forces As a Naval Aviator one has the opportunity to fly aircraft ranging from helicopters to air superiority fighters from both land bases and off the decks of carriers All Navy and Marine Aviators receive initial aviation training together at Pensacola Florida Navy Aviation Selection for Navy Aviation occurs during the senior year at VMI The obligation incurred is from the date of designation as a pilot or Naval Flight Officer Obligation time begins upon completion of flight school For the specific number of years contact the Aviation Representative Requirements are Pass a flight physical to include meeting vision requirements These requirements change For the latest information contact the NROTC Unit Aviation Representative Achieve a qualifying score on a Navy Marine flight aptitude test Maintain a competitive grade point average of a 2 5 or higher Marine Corps Aviation Marine Option Midshipmen can compete for a flight guarantee as early as their sophomore year The process is competitive and is based on the following requirements Pass a flight physical to include meeting vision requirements Achieve a qualifying score on a Navy Marine flight aptitude test Maintain a competitive grade point average The obligation incurred is six to eight years depending on the aircraft from the date of designation as a pilot completion of flight school NAVAL ROTC Extracurricular Activities VMI has two professional organizations in which all midshipmen are encouraged to become involved These organizations have been developed around a three pronged agenda Professional Functions such as guest lecturers and base visits designed to enhance the midshipmen s professional development Service Active community service programs that include projects such as Adopt a Highway and Toys for Tots Social Provide intermittent functions that allow midshipmen to socialize and to get away from the daily rigors of VMI Such events include field meets and picnics The two organizations at VMI are the Trident Society geared towards the professional development of prospective Navy Officers and the Semper Fi Society which is oriented towards the professional development of prospective Marine Corps Officers Introduction trips are offered at various times throughout the year for NROTC Midshipmen interested in submarine warfare aviation surface warfare and Marine Corps specialties These trips are to such places as Charleston SC Pensacola FL Norfolk VA Washington D C and Camp Lejeune NC The Navy and Marine Corps Birthdays are celebrated each year in accordance with the tradition of the Naval service The Midshipmen Battalion holds this events annually General Enrollment Requirements Be a citizen of the United States Meet the academic standards as set forth by the Secretary of the Navy See Note 1 Be medically qualified in accordance with the standards set forth by the Naval Medical Command U S Navy See Note

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  • Virginia Military Institute - Naval ROTC Awards
    cadet recognized for his or her demonstrated academic and leadership ability Daughters of the American Revolution Award This award is presented to 1st Class Midshipmen who have demonstrated dependability loyalty patriotism and leadership Daughters of the Founders and Patriots of America Award This award is presented to outstanding midshipmen having demonstrated superior accomplishments in both military and academic endeavors and who reflects the ideals of patriotism National Defense Transportation Association Award This award is presented to a cadet who demonstrates outstanding leadership qualities academic achievement and aptitude for military service National Sojourners Award This award is presented to outstanding 2nd or 3rd class cadets who have contributed the most to the encouragement of American ideals Sons of the American Revolution Award This award is presented to the ROTC 4th classmen who show a high degree of merit with respect to quality military bearing and excellence in their ROTC programs Military Order of the Purple Heart Leadership Award This award is presented to 2nd Class cadets that have distinguished themselves through selfless service integrity initiative and courage while in a leadership position American Veterans Award This award is presented to cadets for diligence in their discharge of duty and willingness to serve God and Country Veterans of Foreign Wars Award This award is presented to cadets for diligence excellence and individual characteristics contributing to leadership USAA Spirit Award This award is presented to the cadet in each ROTC Department that best displays the Warrior Spirit General Society of the War of 1812 Award This award is presented to the ROTC 3rd classmen who demonstrates excellence in ROTC studies and who are of high moral character Marine Corps League Patriot Award This award is presented to the Marine Option l C Midshipman for outstanding Patriotism Reserve Officer Association Award This award is

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  • Alumni General and Flag Officers
    War New Market Give Close Menu ROTC Leadership Naval ROTC Home Courses Commanding Officer Prospective Midshipmen Naval ROTC Awards VMI General and Flag Officers Medal of Honor Recipients Midshipmen Battalion Naval Marine Corps Links Freedom of Information Act Faculty Mary T Schulz Executive Secretary P 540 464 7275 F 540 464 7329 Virginia Military Institute 2097 Kilbourne Hall Lexington VA 24450 Email Naval ROTC Home Academics Areas of Study Leadership Naval ROTC Alumni General and Flag Officers VMI Alumni General and Flag Officers VMI Class Name Rank Branch 1899 Staton Adolphus RADM USN 1902 Upshur William P MajGen USMC 1906 James Jules VADM USN 1908 Byrd Jr Richard E RADM USN 1909 King Jr Ogden D RADM USN 1909 Read Oliver M VADM USN 1912 Harrill William K VADM USN 1912 Howard Samuel L MajGen USMC 1913 Kingman Matthew H BGen USMC 1914 Clement William T LtGen USMC 1915 Griffin Raphael BGen USMC 1915 Tobin Robert G RADM USN 1916 Hartt Jr William H RADM USN 1917 Cumming Samuel C BGen USMC 1917 Shepherd Lemuel C Gen USMC 20th Commandant of Marine Corp 1942 55 1918 Cruzen Richard H VADM USN 1921 Davis James K RADM USN 1921 Pate Randolph Mc Gen USMC 21st Commandant of Marine Corp 1956 59 1921 Puller Lewis B LtGen USMC 1923 Chappell Clarence J BGen USMC 1923 Franklin Jr Albert G BGen USMC 1923 Phelan George R ADM USN 1924 Ferguson Edwin C BGen USMC 1924 Hart John N MajGen USMC 1924 Letcher John S BGen USMC 1924 Marshall St Julien R BGen USMC 1925 Freeman Calvin R BGen USMC 1929 Seay George C RADM USN 1931 Shell George R E BGen USMC 1934 Yon Joseph L RADM USN 1935 Burton Jr Custis BGen USMC 1935 Riley Thomas F BGen USMC 1936 Banks Charles

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  • Medal of Honor Recipients
    History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu ROTC Leadership Naval ROTC Home Courses Commanding Officer Prospective Midshipmen Naval ROTC Awards VMI General and Flag Officers Medal of Honor Recipients Midshipmen Battalion Naval Marine Corps Links Freedom of Information Act Faculty Mary T Schulz Executive Secretary P 540 464 7275 F 540 464 7329 Virginia Military Institute 2097 Kilbourne Hall Lexington VA 24450 Email Naval ROTC Home Academics Areas of Study Leadership Naval ROTC Medal of Honor Recipients Medal of Honor Recipients Class Rank at Event Name Branch Citation 1890 Sergeant Sutton Clarence E USMC In action during the battle near Tientsin China 13 July 1900 Although under heavy fire from the enemy Sutton assisted in carrying a wounded officer from the field of battle 1894 Surgeon Langhorne Cary D USN For extraordinary heroism in battle engagement of Vera Cruz 22 April 1914 Surg Langhorne carried a wounded man from the front of the Naval Academy while under heavy fire 1899 Lieutenant Staton Adolphus USN For distinguished conduct in battle engagement of Vera Cruz 22 April 1914 was eminent and conspicuous in command of his battalion He exhibited courage and skill in leading his men through the action of the 22d and in the final occupation of the city 1902 Captain Upshur William P USMC In company with members of the 15th Company of Marines all mounted Capt Upshur left Fort Liberte Haiti for a 6 day reconnaissance After dark on the evening of 24 October 1915 while crossing the river in a deep ravine the detachment was suddenly fired upon from 3 sides by about 400 Cacos concealed in bushes about 100 yards from the fort The marine detachment fought its way forward to a good position which it maintained during the night although subjected

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  • Virginia Military Institute - Midshipmen Battalion
    Support Cadet Counseling Career Services Disabilities Services Miller Academic Center Advising Math Resource Center The Writing Center Resources Registrar Financial Aid Canvas Login Dean s Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu ROTC Leadership Naval ROTC Home Courses Commanding Officer Prospective Midshipmen Naval ROTC Awards VMI General and Flag Officers Medal of Honor Recipients Midshipmen Battalion Naval Marine Corps Links Freedom of Information Act Faculty Mary T Schulz Executive Secretary P 540 464 7275 F 540 464 7329 Virginia Military Institute 2097 Kilbourne Hall Lexington VA 24450 Email Naval ROTC Home Academics Areas of Study Leadership Naval ROTC Midshipmen Battalion Midshipmen Battalion The mission of the NROTC VMI Midshipmen Battalion is to provide leadership opportunities and responsibilities to contracted midshipmen and cadets seeking a commission The Midshipmen Battalion seeks to produce educated and competent junior officers in the Navy and Marine Corps junior officers who will be self motivated men and women of action The Battalion will emphasize the necessity of teamwork and team building that is essential to the objectives of the United States Navy Marine TEAM Core Values Honor Courage Commitment Goals The primary goals of the NROTC program are to provide students with an understanding of the fundamental concepts of naval science a basic understanding of associated professional knowledge an appreciation of the requirements for national security a strong sense of personal integrity honor and individual responsibility an educational background which will allow them to successfully undertake in later periods of their careers advanced continuing education in fields of application and interest to the naval service and a high state of

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  • Virginia Military Institute - Navy-Marine Corps Links
    Canvas Login Dean s Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu ROTC Leadership Naval ROTC Home Courses Commanding Officer Prospective Midshipmen Naval ROTC Awards VMI General and Flag Officers Medal of Honor Recipients Midshipmen Battalion Naval Marine Corps Links Freedom of Information Act Faculty Mary T Schulz Executive Secretary P 540 464 7275 F 540 464 7329 Virginia Military Institute 2097 Kilbourne Hall Lexington VA 24450 Email Naval ROTC Home Academics Areas of Study Leadership Naval ROTC Navy Marine Corps Links Navy and Marine Corps Links Links Disclaimer The appearance of external hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the United States Department of Defense the United States Department of the Navy and NROTC VMI of the linked web sites or the information products or services contained therein For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale Welfare and Recreation MWR sites the United States Department of Defense the Department of the Navy and NROTC VMI does not exercise any editorial control over

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  • Virginia Military Institute - Faculty
    Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu ROTC Leadership Naval ROTC Home Courses Commanding Officer Prospective Midshipmen Naval ROTC Awards VMI General and Flag Officers Medal of Honor Recipients Midshipmen Battalion Naval Marine Corps Links Freedom of Information Act Faculty Mary T Schulz Executive Secretary P 540 464 7275 F 540 464 7329 Virginia Military Institute 2097 Kilbourne Hall Lexington VA 24450 Email Naval ROTC Home Academics Areas of Study Leadership Naval ROTC Faculty Naval ROTC Faculty David L Coggins Colonel USMC Dept Head Commanding Officer Email cogginsdl vmi edu Randy Zamora Commander USN Executive Officer Email zamorar vmi edu Daniel M Boring Lieutenant USN Naval Instructor Surface Warfare Officer Email boringdm vmi edu Michael D Andrea Lieutenant USN Naval Science Instructor Email dandreamg vmi edu Nathan Edmondson Lieutenant USN Naval Science Instructor Trickey L Finch Gunnery Sergeant Assistant Marine Officer Instructor Byan W Glock Lieutenant USN Naval Science Instructor Email glockbw vmi edu Kristen M Laraway Lieutenant USN Naval Science Instructor Email larawaykm

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  • Virginia Military Institute - Facts about Naval ROTC at VMI
    nominate candidates for a number of three year and two year scholarships from among those students already enrolled in Naval Science at VMI A limited number of scholarships are awarded to candidates who have proven by their academic physical and aptitude record that they have the potential to become Navy or Marine Corps Officers NROTC Unit VMI typically enjoys a high success rate but the number of scholarships available is purely decided by the needs of the Navy and Marine Corps Midshipmen commissioned through the scholarship program will enter the Naval service of their choice as a line officer They will incur obligations of eight years of commissioned service of which five years will be on active duty College Program The Navy also offers a two year subsidized College Program for Cadets who want to serve their country in leadership roles as officers in the Navy or Marine Corps Applicants for the College Program are selected from students already enrolled in Naval science Prior to beginning their junior year College Program Midshipmen with at least a 2 5 GPA will be considered for advanced standing If selected Midshipmen receive a monthly subsistence allowance throughout the school year totaling 5000 for the junior year and 4000 for the senior year Midshipmen enrolled in this program receive the same Naval Science education as their counterparts in the scholarship program After graduation College Program Midshipmen are commissioned as Ensigns in the Navy or Second Lieutenants in the Marine Corps They incur obligations of eight years of commissioned service of which three years will be active duty The Navy Nuclear Power Program The Navy Nuclear Power Program is one of the highest priorities in the NROTC Program and since its inception the NROTC Unit at VMI has been among the nation s most productive units This program seeks the most qualified and motivated young men and women to serve on the submarines and aircraft carriers of today s Nuclear Navy Applications for this program are highly competitive and are founded upon demonstrated excellence in Calculus and Physics There is a very strong interaction between the engineering disciplines at VMI and the Navy Nuclear Power Program The Navy Nuclear Power Program is not restricted to engineering majors but is open to any curriculum as long as the individual student has the dedication and academic potential to excel in this very technically demanding program of study Upon completion of schooling the nuclear power trained officer will serve aboard a broad variety of surface combatants or submarines The obligation incurred for this program is five years of active service from the date of commissioning The Navy nuclear trained officer enjoys the benefits of an unexcelled technical post graduate education the opportunity to serve aboard and command the most sophisticated and modern ships in the world and significant pay bonuses at various points in training and service Navy and Marine Corps Aviation The Navy and Marine Corps each operate one of the world s largest and most capable air forces As a Naval Aviator one has the opportunity to fly aircraft ranging from helicopters to air superiority fighters from both land bases and off the decks of carriers All Navy and Marine Aviators receive initial aviation training together at Pensacola Florida Navy Aviation Selection for Navy Aviation occurs during the senior year at VMI Requirements are Pass a flight physical to include meeting vision requirements These requirements change For the latest information contact the NROTC Unit Aviation Representative Achieve a qualifying score on a Navy Marine flight aptitude test Maintain a competitive grade point average of a 2 5 or higher The obligation incurred is from the date of designation as a pilot or Naval Flight Officer Obligation time begins upon completion of flight school For the specific number of years contact the Aviation Representative Marine Corps Aviation Marine Option Midshipmen can compete for a flight guarantee as early as their sophomore year The process is competitive and is based on the following requirements Pass a flight physical to include meeting vision requirements Achieve a qualifying score on a Navy Marine flight aptitude test Maintain a competitive grade point average The obligation incurred is six to eight years depending on the aircraft from the date of designation as a pilot completion of flight school NAVAL ROTC EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES VMI has two professional organizations in which all midshipmen are encouraged to become involved These organizations have been developed around a three pronged agenda Professional Functions such as guest lecturers and base visits designed to enhance the midshipmen s professional development Service Active community service programs that include projects such as Adopt a Highway and Toys for Tots Social Provide intermittent functions that allow midshipmen to socialize and to get away from the daily rigors of VMI Such events include field meets and picnics The two organizations at VMI are the Trident Society geared towards the professional development of prospective Navy Officers and the Semper Fi Society which is oriented towards the professional development of prospective Marine Corps Officers Introduction trips are offered at various times throughout the year for NROTC Midshipmen interested in submarine warfare aviation surface warfare and Marine Corps specialties These trips are to such places as Charleston SC Pensacola FL Norfolk VA Washington D C and Camp Lejeune NC The Navy and Marine Corps Birthdays are celebrated each year in accordance with the tradition of the Naval service The Midshipmen Battalion holds this events annually Enrollment Requirements The general requirements for enrollment in NROTC are as follows Be a citizen of the United States Meet the academic standards as set forth by the Secretary of the Navy See Note 1 Be medically qualified in accordance with the standards set forth by the Naval Medical Command U S Navy See Note 2 Be at least 17 years of age on or before 30 June of the year of enrollment and be less that 25 years of age on 30 June of the calendar year in which commissioned

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