Flight Training Instructor Mitri Garib – The Man Who Trains Future Pilots

Mr. Mitri Garib standing beside a Redhawk 172 flight training aircraft.

Mitri Garib is the flight training instructor at Marine Military Academy in Harlingen. The South Texas native started flying in 1991 and received his pilot certification in 1994 from Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology in Tulsa, Okla. Mr. Garib … Continue reading

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Chosin Few Memorial Gate

The Chosin Few Memorial Gate

It’s Not Misspelled!: MMA’s Chosin Few Gate Is Dedicated to the Forgotten War At the southern entrance of the Marine Military Academy (MMA) campus in Harlingen, Texas, is a gate named “Chosin Few Memorial Gate.” If you noticed Chosin was … Continue reading

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Understand Early College Admission Programs

College Room

What is Early College Admission? Early college admission allows high school seniors to apply and receive an acceptance letter before the regular admission deadline.  Application deadlines for early admission programs are at the beginning of  October and   admission decisions are … Continue reading

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Flight Training at the Marine Military Academy

pre-flight fuel sample

In the following video you’ll meet two flight school students and their instructor, Mitri Garib, from the Marine Military Academy’s aerospace program.  They will briefly demonstrate part of the pre-flight check of a Redhawk Cessna 172, explain how they became interested … Continue reading

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