Life After NMMI

By Cadet Elyssa Chino My plans after New Mexico Military School are to transfer to another military school. Before NMMI, I never thought I would develop any interest in the military. I came from a military family, my dad, uncles, and grandfather all served in the USMC. Growing up I decided that military life was…

High Marks from AdvancED

New Mexico Military Institute received accreditation for the maximum period by AdvancED, the largest community of education professionals in the world. A non-profit, non-partisan organization that conducts rigorous, on-site reviews of a variety of educational institutions and systems to ensure that all learners realize their full potential. “While our (AdvancED’s) expertise is grounded in more…

TLAs are Just Overpaid Babysitters

By MAJ Mary Jo Abney “TLAs are just overpaid babysitters.” YES!  This is an actual phrase that has been said.  As an NMMI Alumna (JC 01’), this was a surprise to hear and honestly, offensive.  I take that comment personal, not because I am a TLA myself, but because the impact my TLAs had on…

NMMI Creates the Future

By C/SSG Sophia Haynes Kechik The New Mexico Military Institute is a place where people can learn leadership, independence, and responsibility. These qualities are mutually learned and shared among R.A.T. buddies and new friends. It’s these qualities that form friendships and create a family exclusive to the Corps. A family that remains with the Cadets…