Community Notification - VMI cadets will be participating in Spring Field Training Exercises (Spring FTX) Friday, March 31 through Tuesday, April 4. Trainings will occur throughout Rockbridge County, including the Goshen Boy Scout Camp, the Chessie Nature Trail, and on/around VMI post. There may be traffic delays in the area. Weapons training may also be heard.

Registration Open for VMI Leadership Conference

LEXINGTON, Va., Jan. 15, 2021—Registration is now open for the VMI Center for Leadership & Ethics 2021 Leadership Conference, “Strong Leaders, Strong Teams.” This event will be held online Feb. 15-16.

The conference programming will explore a progression of teamwork principles starting with leading self, then peer-to-peer leadership, and concluding with leading high-performing teams. Speakers, bonus interviews, and activities will contribute to each participant’s conference experience.

Featured speakers include Gen. Stanley McChrystal, USA, Ret.; Gen. Richard “Butch” Neal, U.S. Marine Corps, Ret; Shari Harley, business communications trainer; and Ben Freakley, former VMI men’s soccer coach and mental performance coach for the Toronto Blue Jays. Alumni speakers include Lester Johnson, ’95, Elise Woodworth ’07, and Capt. Joey Bishop ’14, U.S. Marine Corps.

Online registration is open. For more information, visit the conference site.


Annual Leadership and Ethics Conference


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