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Retired U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Chris Burns is the Gen. J. H. Binford Peay III '62 Leader-in-Residence (LIR) for the 2023-24 academic year at Virginia Military Institute.

Retired Green Beret Serves as VMI Leader-in-Residence

Retired U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Chris Burns, VMI's 2023-24 Leader-in-Residence, said true leadership is defined when it's raining, when it's hard. Sitting in on a few classes recently, Burns led cadets in discussions on effective leadership in both the military and private sector.

VMI hosted Family Weekend Oct. 20-22 with a variety of events and activities.

VMI Hosts Family Weekend

VMI hosted Family Weekend Oct. 20-22 with a variety of events and activities. Friday’s activities included the Parents Council fall meeting in Marshall Hall. In addition, parents were able to attend Friday classes with their cadets, and meet with faculty members and advisors.

George C. Marshall Statue and foundation logo, Legacy Lecture

Marshall Foundation Explores Namesake’s Impact on Intel

The George C. Marshall Foundation will host Dr. David Robarge, Chief Historian of the Central Intelligence Agency, for a lecture about Marshall’s role in the development of the intelligence community at their building in Lexington, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023 at 5:30 p.m.

VMI Cadets Excel in Summer Internships

Cache Douma ’24 worked for Wells Fargo in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Charles P. Lewis III ’24 worked for Amazon in Chesapeake, Virginia.

VMI Theatre Presents 'Best of the West'

In celebration of Family Weekend at Virginia Military Institute, the VMI Theatre will present a collection of stories and songs of the old west called, “Best of the West” on Friday, Oct. 20, Saturday, Oct. 21 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. in Gillis Theater.

Israel Policy Expert to Speak at VMI

Benjamin Anthony will share his experiences that tie to the annual leadership theme for academic year 2023-24, “Adapting to Complex Situations.”

Professor Ryan Holston speaking at Roanoke College

VMI Professor Discusses His Book on Podcasts

Col. Ryan R. Holston, professor of political theory in the Department of International Studies and Political Science, was recently featured on the “Hermitix” podcast and “The Sower,” a podcast of The Ciceronian Society, in which he discusses his recently published book.

New Inspector General No Stranger to VMI

Alyssa Astphan was recently promoted from deputy inspector general and Title IX coordinator to inspector general (IG) and Title IX coordinator at Virginia Military Institute.  

Marshall Foundation to Host Author: Book About G.I. Journalists During WWII

Learn more about how Army Chief of Staff George Marshall revitalized the Army’s tradition of unit-based newspapers with the distribution of field kits of printing gear, on which the mostly novice journalists cranked out their news sheets.

The Superintendent regrets to inform the VMI community of the death of Brig. Gen. Robert “Bob” L. Green ’67 on Sept. 10 at the age of 78 in Williamsburg, Virginia.

TAPS — Brig. Gen. Robert “Bob” L. Green ’67

The Superintendent regrets to inform the VMI community of the death of Brig. Gen. Robert “Bob” L. Green ’67 on Sept. 10 at the age of 78 in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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