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This tin can was recently given to the VMI Museum by the family of Col. Albert G. Lambert Jr. ’38.—Photo courtesy of Col. Keith Gibson ’77.

Tin Can Tells Story of Brotherhood, Survival

At first glance, a recent addition to the VMI Museum’s collection seems to be nothing more than a piece of scrap metal. But if that cup could talk, it would tell stories of courage, brotherhood, loyalty, and a citizen-solider alumnus’s will to survive.

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Registration Open for Online Environment Virginia Symposium

Registration is now open for VMI’s 31st annual Environment Virginia Symposium, to be held March 23-25, 2021. This conference, sponsored by the Center for Leadership and Ethics, attracts environmental professionals representing private industry, state agencies, and nonprofits.

Portrait of Cadets Eric Munro '21 and Leon Thomas '22

Two Cadets Receive Military Engineering Award

Two Air Force ROTC cadets have been recognized by the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME). SAME, which focuses on building leaders to address national security infrastructure challenges, honored Eric Munro '21 and Leon Thomas ’22 with a Southeast Region ROTC Award.

Larry Camper meets with a member of VMI staff

A Century and a Half of Service

When it comes to a legacy of service to the VMI community, the Camper family is a member of the century-plus club.

Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins with VMI logo

A Letter to the VMI Community from MG Wins '85, 11 FEB 2021

VMI Interim Superintendent Maj. Gen. Wins '85 shares information and updates related to the review of the Institute with regard to diversity and inclusion ordered by Gov. Ralph Northam '81.

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Operational Update - 04 February 2021

A message from MG Wins '85 regarding updates to VMI operations related to COVID-19.

Aerial photo of Post with logo and text stating Employment Opportunity

VMI Searches for Chief Diversity Officer

The officer, who will report to the superintendent, will liaison with the recently formed Board of Visitors Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, as well as with the Commonwealth’s chief diversity officer and associated offices within the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.

Col. Wanovich standing at podium, speaking

VMI Commandant to Retire This Year

Colonel William J. Wanovich ’87, commandant of the VMI Corps of Cadets since 2014, will retire at the end of the 2020-21 academic year.

Portrait of Col. Valentina Dimitrova-Grajzl with text stating she is to be featured on With Good Reason Jan. 23-29

VMI Professor to Discuss Redlining on With Good Reason

Col. Valentina Dimitrova-Grajzl, professor of economics and business at Virginia Military Institute, will discuss access to consumer credit for those living on or near American Indian reservations in the United States on the public radio program With Good Reason Jan. 23-29.

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Registration Open for VMI Leadership Conference

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 and will explore a progression of teamwork principles.