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In the News

Step into cadet life and explore various extracurricular activities that are offered at VMI. See how cadets, faculty advisors and coaches, and post itself, reflect the ever-changing landscape of athletics, academics, community service, and interests beyond the classroom, going the extra mile.


Students at VMI, a military college in Virginia, performing a play

Oddly Unordinary: How this Theatre Production Showcases VMI’s Clubs

Cadet Matthew Frazier and the cast of “The Odd Couple” just closed out their production Sunday, March 26. For Frazier and fellow castmate Cadet Ted Harris ‘23, this was their last VMI Theatre production.   

Students part of the Marathon Club at VMI, a military college in Virginia

The Extra Mile: Marathon Club

At VMI, cadets that join the Marathon Club dedicate many hours of their lives to training for a single race.

Cadets from the Virginia Military Institute Club Pistol Team attended the Scholastic Action Shooting Program Intercollegiate Pistol Nationals.

VMI Pistol Makes History at Intercollegiate Pistol Nationals

For the first time in history, Virginia Military Institute Club Pistol Team attended the Scholastic Action Shooting Program Intercollegiate Pistol Nationals.

Students before an ethics competition at VMI, a military college in Virginia

VMI Ethics Team Competes in National Competition

The two-day, multi-institutional collegiate competition included 36 teams. During the preliminary round, VMI scored three wins beating teams from the United States Military Academy West Point, Rollins College, and William & Mary.

VMI cadets to perform play The Odd Couple

VMI Theatre Presents “The Odd Couple”

The VMI Theatre will present Neil Simon’s comedy classic, “The Odd Couple” on Thursday, March 23 - Saturday, March 25 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, March 26 at 2 p.m. in Gillis Theater. 

The Extra Mile: Cadet Emergency Medical Technicians

The unofficial EMT program stems back to the 1990s, with a group of about five to six cadets. In the spring of 2016, it became certified by the state as a non-transport emergency medical service (EMS) agency.

The Extra Mile: Boxing Club

After a hiatus due to COVID-19, the club — dubbed The Regulators — took to nationals last year sweeping the competition. This year, they aim to do it again.  

VMI Hosts 6th Annual Commonwealth Cyber Fusion Event

Virginia Military Institute hosted the 6th annual Commonwealth Cyber Fusion and Virginia Cyber Cup Competition, a state-wide collegiate cyber security competition Feb. 24-25.

VMI Bands Perform in New Orleans Mardi Gras Parade

The Virginia Military Institute Regimental Band and Pipe Band traveled to New Orleans, Louisiana recently to perform in the Krewe of Endymion, the largest Mardi Gras parade in the city.

The Extra Mile: Combat Shooting Team

The combat shooting club team, currently consisting of 13 cadets, meets every Tuesday and Thursday at a location known as “the barn” at North Post.

VMI: Forging 21st Century Leaders