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Posted on Friday, August 28, 2020
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Posted by Colonel David L. Coggins, USMC (Ret.) on Thursday, August 20, 2020
  Fork Union Military Academy has opened for the 2020-2021 school year with outstanding on-campus education, our rigorous Cadet Leadership Training program, competitive fall sports teams, and an impressive Corps of Cadets composed of new and returning students.  Some of these young men have not been on a school campus since March of this year. We will work with them through some homesickness and adjustment challenges and we will maintain strict COVID-19 prevention and mitigation protocols.  ... Read More
Posted on Friday, August 14, 2020
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Posted on Monday, August 10, 2020
FORK UNION, VA – Fork Union Military Academy has named Seth Wilson as the head coach of the Postgraduate Basketball Program, the Academy announced Monday. Wilson has replaced longtime basketball coach Matt Donohue, who resigned for personal reasons last week.    Wilson is no stranger to the program as he spent 18 months as an athletic intern and PG basketball assistant from January 2013 to July 2014. He returned to the Academy this past January to teach leadership after six years at the... Read More
Posted on Friday, July 24, 2020
We have taken a number of new and unprecedented steps to help you feel more safe and secure as you prepare for enrollment at our school. We are guaranteeing a limited single-occupancy rooms in our student barracks for those who request them with their paid deposit and signed enrollment agreement. We have fewer then 20 single-occupancy rooms still available and rooms are reserved on first come, first served basis.   We are offering enhanced payment options for this school year.   We are... Read More
Posted on Friday, July 24, 2020
Fork Union Military Academy is pleased to announce coaching changes for the 2020-21 academic year. Former professional athletes Phillip Merling and Sean Singletary join the athletic staff, while Reginald Barnette has been promoted to head prep basketball coach.   Reginald Barnette Barnette, who is starting his fifth year at the Academy, was the former Junior Prep basketball head coach in 2018 and is the current defensive coordinator for the Prep football team. The Salem, Va., native is a... Read More
Posted on Thursday, July 23, 2020
In today's daily update, I want to step back briefly from discussing our COVID-19 preparations in particular, and discuss a broader topic that remains at the top of the list of concerns for many families considering enrolling at Fork Union Military Academy: Financial Aid Introducing LTC Steven McCoy LTC Steven McCoy is our Deputy Chief of Staff assigned to the President's Office. This year, Steve is taking the reins of our financial aid program...which demonstrates just how important we... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Our check-in days are approaching rapidly, and our anticipation is growing as we make ready to welome students back to campus!   Check-In Days - Mark Your Calendars! Your check-in day depends on whether your cadet is coming back as a cadet leader, an athlete, a new student, or a returning cadet. Monday, August 3 - Cadet Leadership Training This first check-in date is for our cadets returning for Cadet Leadership Training by invitation of the Commandant. If you have questions about... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, July 21, 2020
The key word for today's update is: Preparation We have spent weeks on campus making preparations for the safe return of students to campus, and we will be filling you in on those preparations in these daily updates in the days ahead. Our focus in this update, however, is on some important preparation we are asking you to do. In this email, we will give you the broad outline of the steps you must take to prepare for check-in. In our daily updates that follow this week, we will provide... Read More
Posted on Monday, July 20, 2020
Countdown to Check-In Update for July 20, 2020 We are now just three weeks away from the arrival of our new cadets to the campus of Fork Union Military Academy! We are very excited to welcome our new cadets and their families to our community, and we are looking forward to seeing our returning cadets once again.   Ready for Our Cadets’ Safe Return to Campus We have prepared a page on our website to serve as the central information point for any general questions you might have about the... Read More


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