Saturday, Feb 4, 2012 · 10:00 am
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Harlingen, Texas – To honor its newest cadets, Marine Military Academy (MMA) will host its Introductory Training Parade and Graduation on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 10 a.m. on the MMA Parade Grounds. Twenty-four new cadets, also known as “plebes,” will officially graduate from their four-week introductory training and become official members of the MMA Corps of Cadets. The public is invited to this special event.
At the Introductory Training Parade and Graduation, the plebes will take the official oath of an MMA cadet. They will then affix their insignia to their covers (hats) and participate in the pass in review ceremony for the first time as full-fledged cadets. Reviewing the cadets will be Guest of Honor Col. James L. Lamar, a retired U.S. Air Force fighter and command pilot.