About the Conference
"The Enduring Legacy: Leadership and National Security Affairs during the Ronald Reagan Era" is sponsored by the John A. Adams '71 Center for Military History & Historic Analysis and the Center for Leadership and Ethics at Virginia Military Institute. For more information please contact Lt. Col. Bradley Coleman, Director of the Adams Center for Military History, or Maj. Amy DeHart, Assistant Director for Programs at the Center for Leadership and Ethics.
John A. Adams '71 Center for Military History & Strategic Analysis
Established in 2002, the John A. Adams '71 Center for Military History & Strategic Analysis is a specialized element of Virginia Military Institute focused on Cold War military history and the connection between the Cold War and contemporary national security affairs. Its mission is to produce, preserve and perpetuate knowledge related to Cold War military history and strategic analysis with the goals of promoting innovative scholarship on Cold War topics, enhancing awareness of the utility of Cold War history among current and future national security professionals, and increasing visibility and prestige of the Adams Center and Virginia Military Institute.
Center for Leadership and Ethics
The Center for Leadership and Ethics enhances VMI’s system of leadership
training by offering cadet programming focused on leadership, ethics,
and character development, and a robust schedule of conferences on
challenging topics of national and international interest. It's mission is to advance the understanding, practice and integration of leadership and character development at the Institute and share insights gleaned from VMI programs with a broader national audience. The development of leaders of character at VMI involves a four-year journey through experiences of intellectual, military, physical and character development.