I had struggled all of my son's school years trying to find an environment that would motivate him and where he felt that he fit in. Then my friend asked if I had looked at any of the boys military schools.

My son now tells everyone how much he loves Fork Union Military Academy.

When he shared his ambitions with me regarding the grades and rank he wanted to attain, I, for the first time, saw a very real sense of purpose in him. Now, not only does my son fit in, but he feels he truly belongs.

Our friend told us about military schools—and the brotherhood they build...