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Posted by Colonel David L. Coggins, USMC (Ret.) on Monday, November 23, 2020
  Greetings, FUMA Family and Friends! Happy Thanksgiving! Our Cadets departed campus for an extended break on November 20th and will return on January 10th.  We have had zero cases of COVID-19 on campus. Just let that sink in for a moment... This pandemic could have been a disaster for our school and community, but our cadets were tough. They followed the protocols and they did not complain. They went 120 days straight on campus with no break, not even a Day Pass to get off campus with... Read More
Posted on Monday, November 23, 2020
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Posted by Colonel David L. Coggins, USMC (Ret.) on Friday, November 20, 2020
  Cadets, As we prepare to depart campus this week, please always remember: You are a FUMA Man.  You have done well these past three months. I am proud of you.  Keep your honor clean. Stay safe. Stay healthy.  Enjoy your well-deserved break! I look forward to the time when we will be together again.  “The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.”  – Numbers 6:24-26   Best regards,... Read More
Posted on Friday, November 20, 2020
  Two cadets from Fork Union Military Academy were named the top prize winners in the local Patriot's Pen essay contest sponsored by Post 8169 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). Each year, the Veterans of Foreign Wars organization sponsors the Patriot's Pen essay competition for students in grades six through eight. More than 150,000 students across the nation from public schools, private schools, and home schools participate, hoping to win a portion of more than $1.4 million in local,... Read More
Posted by Colonel David L. Coggins, USMC (Ret.) on Tuesday, November 17, 2020
  PG Football Cadets,  Thank you for being part of the Fork Union Military Academy (FUMA).   As you finish the term and prepare to depart after over 100 straight days of education, development and inspiration in a military-styled, college preparatory, boys only, Christian academy, you should do so with a sense of accomplishment and pride. No class since 1898 has done as much as you under such conditions as COVID-19.  Whether you were awarded a college scholarship yet or not, we’ll be praying... Read More
Posted on Friday, November 13, 2020
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... Read More
Posted by Colonel David L. Coggins, USMC (Ret.) on Wednesday, November 11, 2020
  Happy Veterans Day. Today is set aside as a special day to honor those who served. Our academy has many alumni and former staff members who are veterans. We currently have over twenty veterans on our faculty and staff with service spanning from the Korean War era, Vietnam, the Gulf War, as well as other conflicts including Afghanistan and Iraq.  To all Veterans—thank you for your service.  God bless you and God bless the United States of America.   Best regards, Colonel David L. Coggins... Read More
Posted on Friday, November 6, 2020
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... Read More
Posted by Colonel David L. Coggins, USMC (Ret.) on Monday, November 2, 2020
  Greetings from Fork Union Military Academy! At Fork Union Military Academy, we pray for each cadet by name. We ask God’s blessing on them. As believers, we are set aside and claimed by God. We rise above this world and although we are in this life, it is salvation through Christ that sets us apart. Therefore, press on doing good and believing. Run the race with all your body, mind, and spirit. Be therefore encouraged, and encourage others in the faith. Fork Union Military Academy may well... Read More
Posted on Saturday, October 31, 2020
We invite you to hear from our cadets, ask questions, and learn more about Fork Union Military Academy. Pre-registration will be required, and families will also be able to submit a question when they register.  When: Nov 14, 2020 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAlcOCgqzssHtEVMmSL-4iIeGQ8jzrEeTgP After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  

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