Parking Alert - The parades scheduled for Friday afternoon and Saturday Oct. 3, have been canceled due to weather. During football Game Day Saturday, the Parade Ground will be closed to parking. Parking will be on a first-come, first-served, basis on paved areas only. Tailgating will not be allowed on the Parade Ground. For more information, click here.

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Bradley L. Coleman
John A. Adams Center
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Virginia Military Institute
541 Scott Shipp Hall
Lexington, VA  24450

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The Adams Center sincerely appreciates donations in all amounts. Your gifts to the center will support ongoing activities that preserve, promote, and perpetuate Cold War military history in ways that contribute to the education of the next generation of strategic leaders. Please contact the director of the Adams Center, Col. Bradley Coleman, to discuss your interest in supporting the Adams Center. 

All donations to the Adams Center are administered by the VMI Foundation and are tax deductible. To support the Adams Center with a financial gift, visit the VMI Foundation. When making your donation, select designation "other" and enter "Adams" to ensure your gift reaches the Adams Center.

The VMI Foundation will promptly mail you a tax receipt and acknowledgement letter citing that your contribution was to the Adams Center. If you are a VMI alumnus, please note that all contributions to the Adams Center will be counted towards your reunion and lifetime giving.