For over 100 years, Massachusetts Maritime Academy has been preparing women and men for exciting and rewarding careers on land and sea. As the nation's finest co-ed maritime college, MMA challenges students to succeed by balancing a unique regimented lifestyle with a typical four-year college environment. As a member of the cadet corps you will live, study, sail, work and play in an atmosphere that encourages you to be your best.
7th Company: Band, Honor Guard & Drill Team
"The Pride of the Regiment of Cadets"
Massachusetts Maritime Academy‘s Regimental Band, Honor Guard and Drill Team (Seventh Company) is a highly involved unit on the Massachusetts Maritime Academy campus and in the surrounding community. The Seventh Company has performed at events and parades during fall, winter, sea term and spring semesters. Seventh Company has traveled over forty-two hundred miles annually and has performed in several national recognized events from Plymouth, Boston and Holyoke Massachusetts to Washington District of Columbia, Newport (RI) and New York City. 7th Company averages 50 engagements a year, not including academy on campus formations and ceremonies.
Seventh Company personnel are passionate volunteers and take pride in representing themselves, the regiment of cadets and the academy in a professional and honorable manner. Seventh Company is built on an axiom of service to academy, community and country whenever called upon.
7th Company's mission is to provide music, military customs and tradition to enhance the regiment of cadets' cohesion and morale. 7th Company promotes the Massachusetts Maritime Academy mission by showcasing "Leadership, Discipline, Knowledge" through music, drill and ceremony performance at public and academy venues to recruit, retain and inspire the regiment of cadet.
The Massachusetts Maritime Academy's "Regimental Band, Honor Guard and Drill Team", "7th Company" is a vital part of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. 7th Company is the most highly visible, audible and disciplined representative of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy's regiment of cadets. 7th Company purpose is to be strong ambassadors of America, the academy and the US Maritime Industry.
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