How do submarines use buoyancy forces? High school cadets in instructor Chris Schafer’s physical science class recently learned about firsthand experience on a sub from a special guest speaker — Rick Dehlinger, MMA Class of 1993, Navy veteran and MMA quartermaster.
Please join us in celebration of the MMA brotherhood...
September 30 — October 2, 2022
Feature events will include an alumni BBQ, battalion/alumni review & drilldown, Fusileers exhibition, alumni vs. cadets softball game, Alumni Hall of Fame Awards Dinner & Dance, and more! View schedule and register for events here.
Randall Carver attended Missouri Military Academy for three years, from 1961 to 1964. He graduated in 1964 as a cadet officer, second lieutenant. During his MMA years, Randall served as vice president of the senior class and was active in the Fusileers, rifle team, band, chorus, Glee Club and Dramateers, and lettered in football and track. A familiar face to television and movie audiences, Randall’s acting career has spanned more than 50 years. For his accomplishments, he is inducted into the 2022 MMA Hall of Fame for Arts and Sciences.
Judd Lyons entered Missouri Military Academy in 1978 for a two-year stay that changed the course of his life. At MMA Judd lettered in varsity wrestling and played Echo Company football. He earned the academic fourragère for high academic achievement and the Military Wreath and Star signifying the top ten percent of military science students. After a 37-year career in the Army, Judd pivoted slightly in civilian life, joining the Department of Defense where he now serves as deputy assistant secretary of defense for reserve integration. For his accomplishments, he is inducted into the 2022 MMA Hall of Fame for Distinguished Military Service.
Carl Tegtmeier followed in the steps of his two brothers and enrolled at Missouri Military Academy in 1958. In his four years as a member of the corps of cadets, Carl played varsity baseball and basketball, performed with the Fusileers, chorus and Glee Club, and was active in M Club and the student council. In his senior year, he rose to D Company commander and Honor Company. Carl dedicated his life’s work to banking and military service. In his 31 years as a soldier, he provided combat-ready units and soldiers to the Army and Joint Forces across the full spectrum of conflict to include support for Desert Storm. For his accomplishments, he is inducted into the 2022 MMA Hall of Fame for Distinguished Military Service.
Jeff MacLellan arrived at Missouri Military Academy in 1962 as a 14-year-old freshman. He excelled as a cadet, serving as president of Delta Phi honor society and captain of the Colonels baseball team. He also competed in football, basketball and rifle team, and was a member of M Club. He commanded the state champion Fusileers drill team and was named to the Legion of Honor. In his senior year, Jeff led the corps of cadets as battalion commander. A leader in banking and business, Jeff is best known for his longtime role as CEO of Landmark Bank. For his accomplishments, he is inducted into the 2022 MMA Hall of Fame for Business, Entrepreneurship and Leadership
Dale Dye graduated from Missouri Military Academy in 1962. In his four years at MMA, Dale was active in baseball, wrestling, Fusileers, The Eagle newspaper, Taps yearbook, chorus and Glee Club. As a senior, he won the W. Wallace Fry Public Speaking Contest. His combat service as a Marine led him into a civilian career as the top military consultant to Hollywood. For his accomplishments, he is inducted into the 2022 MMA Hall of Fame for Distinguished Military Service.
Julio Favre Arnillas spent three years at Missouri Military Academy, graduating in 1992. While at MMA, he was captain of the swimming team, played baseball, and was active in chorus, Glee Club, Color Guard, M-Club, Honor Guard, Military Police and Delta Phi. His extensive business experience in his native Peru has contributed positively to the development and growth of the country. For his accomplishments, he is inducted into the 2022 MMA Hall of Fame for Business, Entrepreneurship and Leadership.
Leave a legacy of support at MMA — From now until the end of Homecoming (Sept. 30-Oct. 2), MMA Board of Trustee Chris Gentry '88 will donate $100 for each new alumnus who joins the 1889 Scholarship Fund campaign — until we reach a total of 200 alumni signed as 1889 Scholarship supporters.
Missouri Military Academy alumni will celebrate MMA’s Homecoming (alumni weekend) on Sept. 30 – Oct. 1, 2022. The 134th MMA Corps of Cadets will honor alumni with events throughout the weekend. Parents, friends and other MMA community members are invited to attend and help celebrate the MMA Brotherhood.
Allison Thomas Stanislaus “Pooley” Hubert is remembered as one of the South’s greatest college football players. Hubert had a prolific football and coaching career that spanned more than 40 years — a career that began in the early 1920s at Missouri Military Academy.
Missouri Military Academy (MMA) has named Lori Vandercrake as executive administrative assistant to MMA President Brigadier General Richard V. Geraci, USA (Ret). Vandercrake brings 17 years of professional experience with expertise in business development, project management, finance, event coordination and more.
Academic year 2021-22 included significant achievements for the 133rd Missouri Military Academy Corps of Cadets. Learn about the year’s most notable highlights. After reviewing a list of recent successes, learn about MMA’s vision for the future through the strategic plan.
Thank you to the Class of 2022 for their senior gift to the Academy — a picnic table to be housed in the newly renovated Carter Memorial outdoor classroom. This 24'x26' outdoor classroom is sized to accommodate four tables and adds a new learning space for for our teachers to use and cadets to enjoy, along with supporting our summer camps and special events.
The Missouri Military Academy Class of 2022 celebrated commencement on Saturday, May 21 in Centennial Gymtorium on MMA's campus. Thirty-nine seniors and two post-grads took part in the commencement ceremonies, all having achieved college acceptance. The Class of 2022 has been offered more than $4.1 million in college scholarships.
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.