Calling all Dallas-area alumni, current families, former families and alumni, plus prospective families! Missouri Military Academy will be in Dallas on June 23 to share the latest about the Academy.
Dean Harding is taking on the "Iron Butt" 1,000-mile motorcycle ride challenge to benefit academic programs at MMA. Will you sponsor his ride? He will leave Mexico, Missouri on the evening of Friday, April 22 and return the afternoon of Saturday, April 23 — just in time to share his accomplishment and experience at the Maroon & Gold Gala.
Missouri Military Academy Cadet Peter Didicher will spend part of his summer at the Missouri S&T Jackling Introduction to Engineering Summer Camp program, thanks to a scholarship from Chris Schafer ’89, an MMA alum and graduate of the Missouri University of Science and Technology.
The 133rd Missouri Military Academy Corps of Cadets will celebrate commencement on May 21, 2022, at 10 a.m. in Centennial Gymtorium. Lawrence Casselle, Chief of Staff for the Diplomatic Security Service, the federal law enforcement and security bureau of the U.S. Department of State, will deliver the commencement address. Casselle is a graduate of MMA’s Class of 1993.
The Maroon & Gold Gala is MMA's most important fundraiser of the year, supporting vital academic, athletic, and scholarship programs that directly impact cadet life at MMA. Two generous sponsors have teamed up with a match challenge of up to $50,000 for Maroon & Gold! Every dollar raised will be matched — dollar for dollar — up to $50,000.
MMA alumni Maj. Gen. Judd Lyons ʼ80 shares how structure and discipline have been the keys to his ascent up the ladder of success. Currently serving as deputy assistant secretary of defense for reserve integration, Lyons has taken these constants to heart as he embodies the mission of Missouri Military Academy.
MMA’s Wall of Honor pays tribute to those who served. At the outset, Missouri Military Academy’s Wall of Honor was built to celebrate the service of MMA alumni who have served in the U.S. military. It has become so much more. "This article originally appeared in the fall 2021 issue of the Eagle."
In our MMA classrooms, cadets are exploring the many sides and implications of the conflict and response in Ukraine and globally. Cadets have been learning about the current situation and crisis in Ukraine this week through a cross-curricular approach. Our faculty have modified and expanded lessons to educate cadets through relevant exploration of topics related to the conflict.
Ever the entrepreneur, teenage Bill Hankes knew what he wanted and discovered Missouri Military Academy was the way to get it. The decision he made 40 years ago to attend MMA has paid him back in spades over the course of his career, evidenced last summer with his appointment as chief communications officer at Forbes.
Following an in-depth review last fall, the Independent School Association of the Central States has determined that Missouri Military Academy meets all requirements necessary to continue as a member in good standing with full accreditation. "The results of this third-party review highlight the strong health of the Academy,” said MMA President Brigadier General Richard V. Geraci, USA (Ret).
Two alumni of Missouri Military Academy (MMA) have joined the MMA Board of Trustees. Chris Gentry of Hyannis, Nebraska, and Jim Obenshain of Oklahoma City are the newest trustees.
Attending Missouri Military Academy inspired a lifetime of following twin passions for Ned Thanhouser '68 — a successful career in high technology and later renown as a film preservationist.
Shixuan Meng ’08 finds success a world away from home. Trailblazing is just part of the package at Missouri Military Academy. For Shixuan Meng, it was the impetus to join the corps of cadets at the age of 16. The experience, he says, allowed him to pursue the American Dream. "This article originally appeared in the fall 2021 issue of the Eagle."
On January 16, 2022, MMA Board of Trustees Chairman Strib Koster visited campus. Co-chairman of the industrial investment banking group at Citigroup Global Markets in Chicago, Koster is a third generation Stribling family member who has been a member of the Board, serving since 1988.
On Tuesday, 18 January 2022, Amy and Jim Obenshain ’86 treated Class of 2022 cadets who are building their networks with alumni through 1889 Connect, Missouri Military Academy's private social media site for alumni, parents, and faculty, to a pizza party.