Recent News Articles
Posted on Monday, September 28, 2020
Colonel David Coggins, President of FUMA, announced this past week that he is starting a new tradition at Fork Union this week: The Bravo Zulu Awards. In the US Navy, ships use signal flags to send messages, and the flags representing the letters "B" and "Z," when used together, send the message "Bravo Zulu" which means "Well done!" This week, we are pleased to recognize the following persons with the Bravo Zulu Award for their outstanding performance: Cadet Kirko Kirkov, Alpha Company... Read More
Posted on Thursday, September 24, 2020
The PSAT Test will be given to ALL 10th & 11th grade cadets on Wednesday, October 14th. This is basically a practice test for the SAT and is mandatory for the cadets in this grade level. Parents do not have to register their son for this test or pay a fee. FUMA will handle all the logistics of this test. If you have any questions or concerns please contact our Test Director, Ms. Rhonda White at email@example.com.
Posted on Monday, September 21, 2020
As we approach the successful end of Term 1, we have much to celebrate! It will be wonderful to put our first grading term safely in the books, and we are all working hard to see that happen next week. We also, however, know that we need to continue to zealously protect our "bubble" here on campus to keep our cadets and staff safe from the COVID-19 pandemic. There are a few moments in our academic year schedule when we need to be especially vigilant, and one of those moments will arrive next... Read More
Posted on Friday, September 18, 2020
Cadets enrolling for Term 2 will check in on Monday 28 September. Appointments may be made through your School Admin account to arrive at either 9:30 AM or 10:30 AM. Arriving students will report directly to the Academy Infirmary upon arrival. Students enrolling, or hoping to enroll, for Term 2 are required to self-quarantine from 18 September until the arrival date of 28 September. Students enrolling for Term 2 MUST complete the following by close of business Friday 25 September;... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Thanksgiving Leave will be upon us sooner than we realize, and now is the time to begin making your transportation plans! Below are some important updates to keep in mind. THANKSGIVING LEAVE DEPARTURE Leave departure will begin at the end of classes on Friday, November 20, 2020 at approximately 1230. All Cadets must have arrangements to be off campus by 1800 (6:00 pm) on Friday, November 20, 2020. Extenuating circumstances will be reviewed and approved by the Commandant. PARENT/... Read More
Posted on Monday, September 14, 2020
Fork Union Military Academy alumnus, Heisman Trophy winner, and four-time NFL Pro Bowler Eddie George will be the featured speaker at the Sept. 16 meeting of the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club of Alexandria, Virginia. The meeting will be held via Zoom and registration is limited to 100 participants. “I attribute everything in my life to my Fork Union experience,” said Eddie George in a recent phone interview. “The education focused on the whole person – spiritual, body and mind. It cultivated... Read More
Posted on Friday, September 11, 2020
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Posted by Col. David L. Coggins on Friday, September 4, 2020
Greetings! We are in our second month of school and fully-operational within safety protocols and no COVID-19 cases. Our classes are going well, sports are in full swing and our clubs providing some exciting extracurricular activities. The Corps of Cadets looks good. When they need help—we help them through counseling, motivation, and sometimes...extra duties. We have stimulating and competitive activities for them to do on weekends, as well as, quiet time infused in their busy... Read More
Posted on Monday, August 31, 2020
This past Thursday marked the end of our first two weeks since we started classes on campus. We are very pleased to tell you that we are doing very well in creating our "bubble" around our boarding environment here, and we have had zero cases of COVID-19 on campus within our student body or our staff since our cadets arrived on campus. Cadets are following our safety protocols very well As you have no doubt seen from the photographs of cadets in the classroom, at drill, or in physical... Read More
Posted on Friday, August 28, 2020
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