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COP 28

At NYMA, we focus on preparing the younger generation to lead and make a lasting impact on our future world. During COP 28, we emphasize the importance of sustainability and encourage a mindset shift among our students. By instilling a vision of the future, we empower our cadets to make

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1921-2021

This week has been a difficult one for our cadets, as they have been in quarantine for the last week talking at a distance but creating memories just the same as they wait out COVID-19.  Possibly conversation drifted to when the pandemic would be over, the ceasefire between Israel and

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“The School of Distinction”

Nineteen years ago the United States Military Academy celebrated its bicentennial. Thomas Jefferson founded the academy in 1802 for a school for engineers, using a post established in the revolutionary war, as the grounds of the new school.  Eighty seven years later, Col. Charles Jefferson Wright, a Civil War Veteran,

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Upholding Tradition

Upholding Tradition At the end of our duty day, NYMA brought back the firing of our cannon this week and the playing of retreat with the retiring of the flag at the end of the day.  Images shared with Alumni took graduates back to the “good old days”  and we

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A History of “The Farm”

Two weekends ago, our new cadets, joined by their new cadet trainers and our Latin/Greek teacher Mr. Petite took the day to hike out to “The Farm” – NYMA’s reserve on the other side of 9W.  I posted pictures of the excursion on Instagram and Facebook and in return a

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The Joy of their Accomplishments

On Wednesday, April 28th I received a long-awaited package in the mail.  I had won an auction on eBay, for a “WWI era N.Y. Military Academy Sterling Silver Medal Circa 1916.”  I had been watching the item for a while and finally decided to make it mine and put in

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Cadet Run Commissary

A new term brings a new place for treats and toiletries — cadet led, cadet-driven, the commissary donates all proceeds to cadet activities. #entrepreneur

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