Every Friday the Fork Union Military Faculty and Staff meet to nominate a few who have exceeded the standards and demonstrated superlative performance. Whilst we have various awards and recognitions - a simple "Well Done!" we hope, is also appreciated. The combination of the Bravo and Zulu nautical signal flags, i.e., Bravo Zulu, also referred to as "BZ," is a naval signal, typically conveyed by flag hoist or voice radio, meaning "Well Done" with regard to actions, operations or performance.
The following are the Bravo Zulu awards for this week:
Cadet Nicholas Coleman is a freshman and second-year cadet in Charlie Company. He is a boarding student from Woodbridge, VA. Cadet Coleman presented a message on the Beatitudes and our attitude in chapel this week. He did an outstanding job. Bravo Zulu, Cadet Coleman!
Cadet Peter Signorino is a senior and third-year cadet in Headquarters and Service Company. He is a boarding student from Hayes, VA. Cadet Signorino took the initiative to sweep the Dining Hall after the birthdays celebration this week. His willingness to serve is a testament to his character. Bravo Zulu, Cadet Signorino!
Cadet Adam Hylton is a freshman and first-year cadet in Headquarters and Service Company. He is a boarding student from Quinton, VA. Cadet Alex Gibson is an eighth grader and first-year cadet in Charlie Company. He is a boarding student from Frostburg, MD. These cadets volunteered to clean the Veterans Memorial cannon in preparation of the Memorial Day Ceremony. Their dedication to beautifying our campus is commendable. Bravo Zulu, Cadets Hylton and Gibson!
Cadet Jeremy Herron is an eighth grader and second-year cadet in Charlie Company. He is a boarding student from Bolivar, TN. Cadet Joseph Athey is a sophomore and second-year cadet in Headquarters and Service Company. He is a boarding student from Woodsboro, MD. These cadets walked the entire campus and filled a large bag with trash. Their dedication to keeping the campus clean is greatly appreciated. Bravo Zulu, Cadets Herron and Athey!
Cadet William Girod is a junior and fourth-year cadet in Charlie Company. He is a boarding student from Port Republic, MD. Cadet Girod recently volunteered 4 hours of his time to assist a fellow cadet in need of friendship after a hard week. His care of others is a picture of his spirit. Bravo Zulu, Cadet Girod!
Colonel David L. Coggins, USMC (Ret.)
Fork Union Military Academy