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 West Point
The United States Military Academy at West Point, New York is located on the west bank of the Hudson River, approximately 50 miles north of New York City and 15 miles south of Newburgh, New York.
In concert with the increasing role of minorities and women in society and the military over the past three decades, greater numbers of minorities and the first women were brought to the Military Academy and the Corps of Cadets.
Academy graduates are awarded a bachelor of science degree and a commission as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army, serving a minimum of five years on active duty.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/facility/west-point.htm   (1106 words)

 Lebanon - Military Academy
The Military Academy is one of the oldest military institutions in Lebanon.
Provisos of admission to the military academy require an individual to be 18 to 25 years of age, hold a brevet certificate, pass the admissions test and to be a Lebanese or Syrian national or have a Lebanese or Syrian father.
To achieve its mission of proper habilitation and training the military academy concentrates on developing military and technical culture for recent officers, improving body strength to undergo army hardships, enlarging students skills and knowledge in the general culture and scientific research, and developing moral and habilitation development, behavior, trustworthiness, honesty, and discipline.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/lebanon/mil-academy.htm   (311 words)

 United States Military Academy at West Point
Since its founding two centuries ago, the Military Academy has accomplished its mission by developing cadets in four critical areas: intellectual, physical, military, and moral-ethical - a four-year process called the "West Point Experience." Specific developmental goals are addressed through several fully coordinated and integrated programs.
Military training is combined with military science instruction to provide a solid military foundation for officership.
The Academy is located approximately 50 miles north of New York City on the Hudson River.
www.usma.edu /about.asp   (937 words)

 - Joining the Military - Military.com
WASHINGTON – So many people asked Susan Feland why she attended the U.S. Air Force Academy and, even more, why she would want to be in the military, it dawned on her that women graduates of military academies are special and different from women in mainstream American society.
The 1993 academy graduate said she founded "Academy Women" two years ago to provide women military academy graduates a source of needed communication and a forum for information gathering, research, mentorship and policy analysis.
Feland said the civilian women provide academy women information on how they see women in the military and how they've been able to be involved with women in the military.
www.military.com /Recruiting/Content/0,13898,100505_Academy,,00.html   (1077 words)

 Indian Military Academy (IMA)
Indian Military Academy (IMA) is where the bodies and minds of the trainees are moulded to have the tensility of the finest tempered steel together with qualities such as camaraderie, team-spirit, critical appreciation of a given or emerging instinct with an inbuilt urge never to give-up.
In consonance with national aspirations, the Indian Military Academy was redesignated as the National Defence Academy in January 1950.
What distinguishes the military leadership from other kinds is that it is a leadership of a kind that demands tapping of the last ounce of individual's physical and psychic resources on the battle field.
imadehradun.batchmates.com   (766 words)

 Grassroots Leadership: U.S. Military Academy
The academy's complex and arcane education hangs on an intriguing tension.
Military officers are given orders, but how they get the job done is up to them.
The academy's administrators know that there is enough time, in theory, to get it all done; they have studied this.
www.fastcompany.com /online/47/militaryacademy.html   (3605 words)

 DefendAmerica News - Iraq Reopens Military Training Academy Near Baghdad
The cadets are former military academy students who had finished 24 months of a planned 36-month training course under the old regime.
Peter Ott, Coalition Military Assistance Training Team director of education, the new Iraqi army leaders thought it would be a good idea to give the cadets the benefit of additional training before returning them to their duties.
The commander of IMAR a brigadier general (name withheld for security reasons) said the main goal of the academy is to create a training program to teach young officers to be leaders for the new Iraqi armed forces, using what was good from the past and adding in new knowledge to improve the curriculum.
www.defendamerica.mil /articles/oct2004/a100904c.html   (543 words)

 Palo Alto Military Academy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Academy continued to prosper throughout the 1930s and 1940s for day and boarding students, building onto the seven-acre campus to support the apparently growing enrollment.
The Academy was in session year round, offering an optional summer program, which consisted of an six-week "coaching program" with morning classes in Palo Alto, and a six-week recreational camp, Camp El Dorado at Lake Alpine in the Sierras.
The name of the Academy was shortened to "Palo Alto Academy" in 1970, because of decreasing enrollment and presumably concerns, in the wake of the Vietnam War, about military training for young students.
www.harker.org /history/schools/pa_academy.htm   (1024 words)

 Senator Bob Bennett: Military Academy Nominations
Admission to one of the United States military academies is a remarkable opportunity for qualified candidates to receive an outstanding education and to serve their country in a rewarding and honorable career.
The academy application process requires that you apply both to your congressional offices for a nomination and directly to the academies for an actual appointment.
Academy inquiry cards are available through high school counselors, and academy liaison officers in Utah.
www.senate.gov /~bennett/services/academy.html   (545 words)

 United States Air Force Academy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Air Force Academy Band, accompanied by the cadet chorale and falconers, took the Big Apple by storm on a five-day tour highlighted by five national television appearances from Nov. 22 to Sunday.
The Academy's feathered mascot is duking it out with 11 other college mascots this year in the Capital One Bowl.
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Cadet 2nd Class (a junior) John A. Aguilar was found not guilty today on one count of violating Article 120 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), rape.
www.usafa.af.mil   (1535 words)

 Sandhurst Military Academy
The Royal Military Academy at Woolwich was established in 1741 to educate the military branch of the Board of Ordnance to produce officers for the Artillery and Engineers.
The Woolwich Military Academy and the Sandhurst Military College were closed during the Second World War.
The Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst was reopened in 1947.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /WARsandhurst.htm   (712 words)

 Massanutten Military Academy
Massanutten Academy was successful because since the end of the Civil War, Virginians had been clamoring for education beyond the three Rs of grammar school for their children.
Today, the military structure plays a crucial role in the education of each cadet by creating a stable environment that is conducive to learning.
The Academy's goal is to maintain an environment that is free of distractions and develops each cadet to fulfill his or her potential.
www.militaryschool.com /history.htm   (358 words)

 Iraqi Military Academy Trains Future Leaders - DefendAmerica News Article
A platoon in its second week of training at the Iraqi Military Academy performs drill and ceremony, raising their arms and knees high and shouting “yes-yum,” which loosely translates to “left-right” for cadence calling.
The academy plans to start a course for Iraq’s pre-war colonels in order to show them how the military can be more effective without the old regime’s methods of harsh punishments to its troops, he said.
Acceptance to the academy is merit-based and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic or religious backgrounds, according to academy officials.
www.defendamerica.mil /articles/june2005/a060305pj1.html   (945 words)

 US Military Academy | United States Military Academy
The United States Military Academy at West Point, established in 1802 and better known as West Point, is the Army's four-year college.
They are also taught military courtesy, uniform regulations, drill and ceremony, and of course, lots of physical fitness.
Graduates of the US Military Academy routinely go on to careers in the top levels of the Army, government, Fortune 500 corporations, and quite often to graduate school programs.
www.princetonreview.com /cte/articles/military/armyacademy.asp   (420 words)

 Military Academy - Moviefone
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Military Academy would seem to have been an attempt by Columbia Pictures to match the success of the "Dead End...
movies.aol.com /movie/military-academy/1067809/main   (178 words)

 Christian Military School - Bethel Academy
Christian military school, Bethel Academy attributes much of its success in providing help for teen boys to the strong values and principles that Christ established and taught long ago.
  Bethel Academy has established a modified boot camp environment in order to provide the structure, and discipline that is needed for so many youth today.
Christian military school that has studied the effective aspects of teen boot camps and implemented those aspects into their program.
www.bethelacademy.org   (249 words)

 Pakistan Military Academy 'The Last of the Bengal Lancers'
It was emphasized that the half-trained cadets coming from the Indian Military Academy must be finished off and commissioned post-haste; these, of course, were Muslim cadets who had opted for Pakistan.
The IMA had been in existence since the mid-thirties when Indian gentlemen, desirous of pursuing a military career, were no longer sent to Sandhurst for training but to the IMA at Dehra Dun instead; this was part of the programme to 'Indianize' the Indian Army.
As for pay, the military finance people would very likely prove resistant to the proposal that they should foot the bill for this civilian cadre; they would certainly spend weeks if not months in committee meetings.
www.defencejournal.com /nov98/pmacademy.htm   (6552 words)

 Military academy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It's almost unique in that the term "military academy" does not necessarily mean an institution run by the armed forces to train its own military officers; it may also mean a middle school, high school or tertiary-level college, whether public or private, which instructs its students in military-style education, discipline and tradition.
In addition, several institutions which were at the time of their founding military colleges, maintain both a corps of cadets and a civilian body.
Has several military academies, and the biggeest is Academia Militar de Agulhas Negras (AMAN) in municipality of Resende, in state of Rio de Janeiro, in southeast of that country.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Military_academy   (1628 words)

 Lyman Ward Military Academy - Military Boarding School for Boys.
Situated on 350 rolling, wooded acres in east Alabama, the Academy was established as The Southern Industrial Institute, a small boarding school for rural youths.
The primary objective of the Academy is to prepare students for post-secondary education.
The small size of the Academy affords an opportunity for each cadet to receive the guidance necessary to guide him toward a college or university appropriate for his interests and learning style.
www.lwma.org   (1284 words)

 Military academy admissions down - Education - MSNBC.com
And officials at all three academies noted that current application rates are within normal ranges, despite the one-year drop.
At West Point, U.S. Military Academy administrators say the lower numbers likely reflect the tail end of an application spike that followed the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
The Naval Academy experienced a similar spike in the last two years, but officials there said it was difficult to speculate on reasons for yearly fluctuations.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/6567593   (692 words)

 St Johns Military School - All Boys Military Academy Military Schools Summer Camp
John's Military School is a private boarding military school for male students from grades 7 to 12 (middle school) through high school).
The vision of St. John’s Military School is to provide the nation’s finest military education for middle and high school students.
The mission of St. John’s Military School is to provide each Cadet with the opportunity to grow spiritually, morally, intellectually, and physically in a structured environment.
www.sjms.org   (416 words)

 Riverside Military Academy Private School.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Kennedy, a 1964 graduate of Riverside Military Academy, received the award at the academy's annual homecoming celebration in October.
Riverside Military Academy, established in 1907 and located in Gainesville, Ga., is a college preparatory boarding and day school for young men in grades 7-12.
He retired as a lieutenant colonel in 1990 and became the senior army instructor at Oak Ridge Military Academy in North Carolina.
www.cadet.com /news/articles/111805-Kennedy.html   (230 words)

 DefenseLINK News: U.S. Military Academy Helps to Build Afghanistan's 'West Point'
KABUL, Afghanistan, July 21, 2004 -- Teams of officers from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., and officers from the Office of Military Cooperation — Afghanistan are working closely with their Afghan counterparts in the country's defense ministry to establish the National Military Academy of Afghanistan and model it after West Point.
"A national military academy will teach a nascent Afghan National Army officer corps about their new constitution, civilian leadership of the military, what it means to be a member of the profession of arms, and to instill the values of duty, honor and country and of selfless service to the nation."
The first entering class for the new academy is projected to be 100 students, with most of them likely coming from the Kabul Military High School.
www.defenselink.mil /news/Jul2004/n07212004_2004072101.html   (808 words)

 Military Academy Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A candidate must be a U.S. citizen, age 17 to 22 (age 17 to 24 for the Merchant Marine) as of July 1 of the year entering the academy, and maintain a permanent Arizona residence.
The academy considers the highest test score received in each category (Math and Verbal/English), regardless of when that score was received.
Upon opening a file with an academy, candidates who meet the academy's academic standards are scheduled for a physical fitness test and a medical examination by the Department of Defense Medical Evaluation Review Board (DoDMERB).
kyl.senate.gov /student_center/academy.cfm   (721 words)

 The Leader in Military Schools - Fork Union Military Academy
Fork Union Military Academy is the leading college preparatory boys' military school / boarding school for grades 6-12 and postgraduates.
The mission of Fork Union Military Academy is to provide young men a college preparatory education in a residential, Christian environment.
Using the best aspects of the military system, the Academy teaches its cadets responsibility, leadership, discipline, and pride by providing an atmosphere in which spiritual, mental, and physical growth can flourish.
www.forkunion.com   (263 words)

 Table Of Contents
The Mission of the Academy is "To instruct, train, and develop the cadets so that they shall possess the character, the broad and basic military skills, and the education essential to the pursuit of a progressive military career."
The Philippine Military Academy adheres to the philosophy that education must develop the whole person - this is the "total person" concept.
Under this concept, education is not limited to the development of the intellect; it includes physical education, acquisition of knowledge, development of skills, habits, attitudes, and values which are required by a chosen profession.
www.angelfire.com /trek/nevcal/mainpage.html   (159 words)

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