Military Schools and Academies

Military schools serve a multitude of purposes: they prepare young men for service in the military, they provide discipline for students who have difficulty performing in a traditional school environment, and, specifically in the United States, they represent a continuity with the history of the US related to both education and military service.

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West Point New York opened in 1805?

No it was established in 1802.

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What are names of Military schools?

This is not a comprehensive list, so other schools may be added as found.

Colleges and Universities:
  • California Maritime Academy, Vallejo, California
  • Georgia Military College, Milledgeville, Georgia
  • Great Lakes Maritime Academy, a division of Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, Michigan
  • Maine Maritime Academy, Castine, Maine
  • Marion Military Institute, Marion, Alabama
  • Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts
  • New Mexico Military Institute, Roswell, New Mexico
  • North Georgia College and State University, Dahlonega, Georgia (was originally chartered as a military college, but also has civilian students)
  • Norwich University Corps of Cadets. Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont
  • State University of New York Maritime College, Bronx, New York City, New York
  • Texas A&M Corps of Cadets, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
  • Texas Maritime Academy, a division of Texas A&M University at Galveston, Galveston, Texas
  • The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina
  • The Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia
  • Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland
  • United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • United States Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticut
  • United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, New York
  • United States Military Academy, West Point, New York
  • United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland
  • Valley Forge Military Academy and College, Wayne, Pennsylvania
  • Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia
  • Wentworth Military Academy and College, Lexington, Missouri
Primary and Secondary School:
  • Admiral Farragut Academy, St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Army and Navy Academy, Carlsbad, California
  • Camden Military Academy, Camden, South Carolina
  • Carson Long Military Institute, New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania
  • Chamberlain-Hunt Academy, Port Gibson, Mississippi
  • Christian Brothers Academy, Albany, New York
  • Culver Military Academy, Culver, Indiana
  • Fishburne Military School, Waynesboro, Virginia
  • Florida Air Academy, Melbourne, Florida
  • Fork Union Military Academy, Fork Union, Virginia
  • Hargrave Military Academy, Chatham, Virginia
  • Howe Military School, Howe, Indiana
  • Lassen Institute, Troy, New York
  • Lyman Ward Military Academy, Camp Hill, Alabama
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Who was commandant of cadets at West Point in 1977?

An overlap: Walter F. Ulmer, Jr 1975-1977

John C. Bard 1977-1979

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Where did Stephen Crane attend military school?

Claverack College and Hudson River Institute. Columbia County in New York.

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Who was last in his class at west point?

General George Edward Pickett, class of 1846, famous for his charge at Gettysburg and General George Armstrong Custer, Class of 1861, famous for his ignorance at the Little Bighorn. Also, General George S. Patton, not only was last in his class, but took 5 years to graduate (when only 4 was allowed).

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How can you apply for admission in Pakistan military academy kakul?

You can join PMA's long course on the site which is listed in related links. They will give you the necessary tests that you need.

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Who are some famous people that attended west point military academy?

Edgar Allan Poe for one, although he did not graduate.

Usslysis S Grant

Robert E Lee

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What are the colors of The Citadel?

The Citadel's school colors are blue and white.

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When did Rudolf virchow go to Berlin military school?

According to, Rudolf Virchow attended the Prussian Military Academy to study medicine and chemistry, and graduated in 1843.

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What is the abbreviation for US military academy?


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Is Nigerian defence academy candidates admitted list for 60th regular combatant course out?

the result for Nigerian defence academy 60 regulra combartant course is out. and was publish in punch news paper on the 18/03/08

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Did Colin Powell go to West Point?

No he did not, which is even greater testament to his accomplishments. He did enroll in ROTC while at City College.


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Grades and Grade Point Averages (GPA)

What GPA do you need to get into West Point Military Academy?

The Military Academy at West Point uses several categories to decide on an applicant's admission; they are academic excellence, athletic aptitude, and leadership potential. There is no set GPA requirement, but in today's (Feb 2015) competitive academic environment, mid 3.0's are certainly very helpful.

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When did George Armstrong Custer graduate from West Point?

Graduated LAST in his class in 1863.

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Where is Bunker Hill Military Academy?

Academy was located in Bunker Hill, Ill., one places 36 mi., another 40 mi., Northeast of St Louis. The Bunker Hill Military Academy was located in Bunker Hill, Macoupin County, Illinois approximately 40 miles northeast of St. Louis. The Academy closed in 1914. No original buildings inhabit the site of the original Academy. Today, the grounds of the Academy are the American Legion Park. If your are refering to the move TAPS then Bunker Hill Military Academy is a made up name. But the movie was filmed on the campus of Valley Forge Forge Military Academy (i am currently a cadet at that school) a couple of changes have been made though since the movie has been made.

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What was Dwight Eisenhower's rank in his class at West Point?


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Did Robert E. Lee serve three years as a superintendent of the US Military Academy while his son was a cadet there?

yes he did his son was a cadet there too

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What is the initials for west point?


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Where is West Point Military Academy Located?

In West Point, New York in the United States of America

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Are military schools a good place to send troubled teens?

Yes, absolutely Military schools teach students discipline, self respect and many other important morals. I would recommend any troubled teen for a military school.

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What US Presidents had been graduates from West Point?


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Who graduated from West Point Military Academy?

Literally thousands have graduated from West Point. Here are a few notable graduates:

  • Buzz Aldrin
  • Frank Borman
  • Omar N. Bradley
  • George Armstrong Custer
  • Jefferson Davis
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Ulysses S. Grant
  • Alexander Haig
  • Andrea Lee Hollen, Class of 1980 (1st female graduate of West Point)
  • John Bell Hood
  • Stonewall Jackson
  • Shane Kimbrough
  • Robert E. Lee
  • James Longstreet
  • Douglas MacArthur
  • Stanley A. McChrystal
  • Hal Moore
  • Richard Mullane
  • David Petraeus
  • George S. Patton
  • John J. Pershing
  • George Pickett
  • Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr.
  • David Scott
  • J.E.B. Stuart
  • William Westmoreland
  • Edward H. White
Edgar Allan Poe
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How did Edgar Allan Poe get out of attending West Point?

Edgar Allan Poe thought West Point was too strict, so he skipped classes and was court-martialed where he was found guilty and kicked out.
Poe was dismissed from West Point because he was court martialled for failing to obey regulations. Poe disliked being in West Point and he engineered his own dismissal by deliberately flouting army regulations requiring atttendance at classes and church.

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Where is the Indian military academy located?

the Indian militry academy is located at dehradun.... The Indian Military Academy became functional from 1st October 1932 with a course strength of 40 Gentlemen Cadets.


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