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Rick Tiemann, Fishburne Military School 1970, and book Developing World Class Leaders

Tiemann ’70 Publishes Leadership Guide

A new book, “Developing World Class Leaders: The Ultimate Guide to Leadership Development” by Rick Tiemann, Fishburne Military School Class of 1970, is sure to become a required part of every Caisson’s Leadership Library. During his Cadetship, Rick was the Commander of the Hudgins Rifles, and Vice-President of the Varsity Club. He earned athletic letters in Football and basketball.

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Jonathan Edwards will perform at The Birchmere on Saturday (Photo Credit: Denise Maccaferri)

Jonathan Edwards ’64 Interviewed in Alexandria Times

By Denise Dunbar (as printed in the Alexandria Times 8 Sept 2017). Saturday night’s concert at the Birchmere is a homecoming of sorts for singer/songwriter Jonathan Edwards, whose hit “Sunshine” propelled him to fame in 1971. Edwards grew up in a home on the Potomac River in the Fairfax County section of Alexandria and has fond memories …

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John Rorke, Fishburne Military School Class of 2001, Named Veteran of the Week by Oklahoma House of Representatives

John Rorke ’01 Named Veteran of the Week

Oklahoma City, OK — John Rorke, Fishburne Military School Class of 2001, received a standing ovation on Monday as the Oklahoma House of Representatives honored him as their Veteran of the Week. John served two tours in Iraq, returned home to finish his B.A. at Oklahoma State University, and went on to earn a M.S.W. from Arizona State.

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Joseph Byron Yount III, Esq. (1939-2016)

Fishburne Military School Mourns Passing of Giant in School History

Joseph Byron Yount III, 76, former Waynesboro mayor and longtime city attorney, well known for his half century of board leadership at Fishburne Military School and as a local historian, speaker, and writer, died Sunday. Mr. Yount was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Fishburne-Hudgins Educational Foundation in 1967 and served tirelessly until his death.

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Shackleford: I learned to be a leader at Fishburne

Keith Shackleford didn’t remember who spoke at his Fishburne Military School graduation in 1988, but he remembers a lot about that day.

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Alumni Support FMS Through Phone-a-thon

Fishburne Military School (VA) alumni gathered in Waynesboro for a Phone-a-thon in support of the school’s future and to strengthen the bonds of brotherhood. “The future strength of the school does NOT depend upon one or two large donors…the future of the school depends upon the size, strength and commitment of the FMS family as a whole,” notes Todd.

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Video: FMS alumnus John Noonan speaks at NHS induction

FMS ’99 alumnus John Noonan, Foreign Policy Advisor to the Jeb Bush presidential campaign, former advisor to Mitt Romney and writer for the Weekly Standard provides the keynote address at the National Honor Society induction ceremony at Fishburne Military School.

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FMS Alumni Association Announces Maryland Social

The Fishburne Military School Alumni Association has announced that there will be a BBQ Social for all Alumni in the Potomac, Maryland area on October 24th. Vinny and Sara Roa, FMS Class of 2005, will be hosting the event. Click on flyer for details and RSVP information.

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John Noonan, Fishburne Military School (VA) Class of 1999, has been tapped as Governor Jeb Bush's National Security Advisor

On the Trail Again – John Noonan ’99 Tapped as Jeb Bush’s National Security Advisor

John Noonan, Fishburne Military School Class of 1999, is back on the campaign trail. Recently, Florida Governor, and Republican Presidential hopeful, Jeb Bush named Noonan to be his National Security Advisor. Noonan is leaving his role as spokesman for the House Armed Services Committee, and once advised Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign on defense policy.

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Fishburne's Richmond (VA) Alumni Social

Richmond (VA) Alumni Gather for Social

All total, we had 30 attendees including alumni representing a wide range of class years, beginning with George Field ’45 of Bon Air (celebrating his 70th class reunion this year), to alumni from the mid 2000s (including rifle team coach, Jay Spruill ’06)

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