An Overview of the United States Military Academy

Introduction The United States Military Academy (USMA), also known metonymically as West Point or simply as Army, is a United States service academy in West Point, New York. It was originally established as a fort, since it sits on strategic high ground overlooking the Hudson River with a scenic view, 50 miles (80 km) north… Read More


An Overview of US Service Academies

Introduction The United States service academies are federal academies for the undergraduate education and training of commissioned officers for the United States Armed Forces. They are also, collectively, known as United States Military Academies or Federal Service Academies. There are five US service academies: Unlike other military undergraduates, students do not partake in the Reserve… Read More

An Overview of the Blue Ridge Rifles

Introduction The Blue Ridge Rifles, established in 1950, is a military precision drill team within the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programme at the University of North Georgia, a US senior military college. It is not directly affiliated with the Blue Ridge Rifles that existed as a military unit of the Confederate States Army during… Read More

An Overview of the University of North Georgia

Introduction The University of North Georgia (UNG) is a public senior military college with multiple campuses in Georgia. It is part of the University System of Georgia. The university was established on 08 January 2013 by a merger of North Georgia College & State University (founded 1873) and Gainesville State College (founded 1964). Campus locations… Read More

An Overview of Virginia Tech

Introduction Virginia Tech (VT), formally Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VPI), is a public land-grant research university with its main campus in Blacksburg, Virginia. It also has educational facilities in six regions statewide, a research centre in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, and a study-abroad site in Riva San Vitale, Switzerland. Through its Corps of… Read More

An Overview of the Virginia Military Institute

Introduction Virginia Military Institute (VMI) is a public senior military college (SMC) in Lexington, Virginia. It was founded in 1839 as America’s first state military college and is the oldest public senior military college in the United States. In keeping with its founding principles and unlike any other senior military college in the United States,… Read More

An Overview of Texas A&M University

Introduction Texas A&M University (Texas A&M, A&M, or TAMU) is a public, land-grant, research university in College Station, Texas. It was founded in 1876 and became the flagship institution of the Texas A&M University System in 1948. Since 2021, Texas A&M has enrolled the largest student body in the United States, and the only university… Read More