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Marine Military Academy: Eagle Scouts Ceremony

MMA Cadets Receive Eagle Scouts Award SgtMaj Poe Eight Boys Scouts from Marine Military Academy (MMA) Troop 22 received the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout at the Eagle Court of Honor ceremony on May 25. Harlingen Mayor Chris Boswell, who became an Eagle Scout in 1977, presided over the induction. Close family members of the Eagles were on stage to assist in presenting the awards and uniform accessories to their Eagle. It must be said, these eight boys overcame many personal challenges while maintaining a steadfast attitude towards earning Eagle Scout over a lengthy period of time.  Eagle Scouts Celebrate 100 Years This is a noteworthy leadership achievement for a … Continue reading

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Cadet recieves Private Pilot Certificate

Cadet Andrew Hodge of Richardson, Texas, earned his Private Pilot Certificate this week. Hodge, a junior, has been with the MMA flight training program for the past year. To receive this certificate, the cadet must have at least 40 hours of flight and numerous hours of ground instruction. Hodge is one of the few cadets to earn this Private Pilot Certificate. The MMA pilot training program and the Academy are very proud of Cadet Hodge’s achievement.

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MMA announces April Cadets of the Month

MMA announced and recognized its Cadets of the Month for April 2012 on April 27. The seven outstanding cadets were: – Sophomore Zachary Garner of Terrell, Texas, for the Leatherneck Band; – Sophomore Antonio Macari Fernandez of Merida, Mexico, for Delta Company; – Freshman Hawkin Martin of San Antonio for Golf Company; – Freshman Maxwell Pascal of Westfield, N.J., for Alpha Company; – Junior Sean Patterson of Spring, Texas, for Fox Company; – Junior Daniel Paulson of South Lake Tahoe, Calif., for Drill Team; and – Freshman Jorge Said Ruben of Mexico City, Mexico, for Echo Company. The cadets who receive this esteemed award are nominated by their drill instructor … Continue reading

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Brothers from across the globe return to MMA

Over 20 alumni returned to their former home and alma mater for the 2012 Alumni Reunion April 27 and 28. Click here to read the full story. Click here to see more photos.

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