R-MA News & Blog

R-MA's 125th Anniversary Gala is a Success

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Cooper Bourdon '11

R-MA kicked off its 125th Anniversary with a gala, Celebrating Knowledge, Leadership and Character, held at Westwood Country Club in Vienna, Virginia, on Saturday, April 8th. There were 180 guests in attendance and the night was a smashing success. Many of these guests were alumni and friends of the Academy who came out to show their support and to celebrate R-MA’s history.

SSG Travis Mills: Tough As They Come

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Cooper Bourdon '11

The book “Tough As They Come” by Staff Sergeant Travis Mills, USMC, Retired, was given to me at the perfect time. The year 2017 had just started and I required renewed motivation to accomplish the goals I set for myself. The book is 273 pages of sheer inspiration and a transparent account of weathering incredible adversity. SSG Mills is a testament to perseverance and embodies how we should face all of life’s challenges: “Never give up.