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Founders Day 2020: Commemorating 181 Years of VMI

Founders Day 2020 Ceremony


VMI celebrated 181 years Nov. 11. Rain moved the review parade to Cocke Hall. Using radio communication to coordinate with the indoor ceremony, the cadet battery fired howitzers on the Parade Ground. The herald trumpets also played on the Parade Ground. Brig. Gen. Robert Moreschi, then-acting superintendent and dean of the faculty, took the review in Cocke Hall.

Howitzers being fired on Parade Ground
Corps of Cadets at attention inside Cocke Hall
Cadets in coatee standing at attention
Band Company at attention
Group of buglers playing music
man saluting the Corps of Cadets
Gen, Moreschi and a cadet walk past the Corps of Cadets
Howitzers being fired and buglers playing

Photos by Micalyn Miller, VMI Alumni Agencies; and H. Lockwood McLaughlin and Kelly Nye, VMI Communications and Marketing.