Weather Update, Sept. 23, 2023 - Due to inclement weather, there will be no tailgating on the parade ground today, and the parade has been canceled. More


VMI Welcomes NATO Representatives; Institute is Academic Alliance

Virginia Military Institute recently welcomed three representatives from NATO’s Innovation Hub, a formal civilian organization that reports to NATO Allied Command Transformation located in Norfolk.

Marshall Foundation to Host Author; Book About Women who Changed WWII

The George C. Marshall Foundation will host a lecture by author, U.S. Army retired Maj. Gen. Mari K. Eder on her book, “The Girls Who Stepped out of Line: Untold Stories of the Women Who Changed World War II” on Thursday, March 9, at 5:30 p.m.

Retired Green Beret Brings Message of Courage to VMI

Retired U.S. Army Green Beret Lt. Col. Scott Mann shared his experiences organizing the rescue of hundreds of Afghan citizens during the last days of the U.S. war in Afghanistan, as part of the Center for Leadership and Ethic’s (CLE) Courageous Leadership speaker series.

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.

Jackson House Museum Reopens March 1

The Jackson House Museum will reopen to the public on Wed., March 1, after being closed for the winter.

VMI’s Johnson Finds Father-Son Bond with Trekking

Col. M. Houston Johnson V, and his father M. Houston “Mac” Johnson IV have taken multiple treks all over the U.S. and to many international locations. They make annual trips to Mount Rogers, the highest natural point in Virginia, making this year’s trek their 32nd.

VMI Welcomes Shaolin Kung Fu Master

Virginia Military Institute welcomes Shaolin kung fu master Heng Yue, on Sunday, March 5 at 1 p.m. for a demonstration in Gillis Theater in Marshall Hall.

Four cadets who received direct commissions into the U.S. Coast Guard through VMI, a military college, pose in front of barracks.

VMI Makes History with the U.S. Coast Guard: Cadets Receive Direct Commissions

For the first time in history, Virginia Military Institute cadets have received active-duty direct commissions to the USCG by way of the Auxiliary University Programs, and will take their oath of office and receive their first salute at the Joint Commissioning Ceremony in May.

VMI Welcomes Former Green Beret; Author of 'Operation Pineapple Express'

Retired U.S. Army Green Beret Lt. Col. Scott Mann will share his experiences organizing the rescue of hundreds of Afghan citizens during the last days of the U.S. war in Afghanistan as chronicled in The New York Times best seller, “Operation Pineapple Express.”

VMI: Forging 21st Century Leaders