Name: Bradley Thumbi
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Hometown: Nairobi, Kenya
At MMA Since: Freshman year
Activities at MMA: Fusileers drill team
Favorite book: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Hobbies: Meeting new people, taking road trips, trying food from different cultures and watching sports
Favorite class: Yearbook, Algebra 2 and Reading Interventions
Favorite food in mess hall: Pancakes for breakfast, tacos for lunch and chicken wings for dinner
Plans after graduation: I hope to attend West Point to pursue my career or attend the University of Oregon to get a computer science degree.
Why did you enroll at MMA? To be in a more diverse environment that would prepare me for the outside world
Why do you know attend MMA? I love the environment, the teachers and my MMA brothers.
What is the most important thing you have learned so far at MMA? You can learn from your mistakes because you’re not always going to be right. MMA also taught me how to be a leader.
What advice do you have for new cadets? There will be times you will want to quit, but your MMA brothers will be there for you to lift you up.
*Cadet Communications Officer (S6); the communications officer is responsible to the battalion executive officer and has the following specific responsibilities; serves on event staff for planning and conducting battalion training events; keeps company bulletin boards uniform, neat, and up to date; liaisons directly with the MMA Director for Information Technology; schedules all communication requirements for scheduled school events, promotions, and home athletic events; maintain displays and trophy cabinets; working with the executive assistant to the commandant and dean of academics prepares a schedule of select cadets who will serve a morning announcers in Barnard Hall just before classes begin.