Valley Forge Military Academy and College

College Staff

Valley Forge Military College Leadership Team

Our leadership team is committed to making Valley Forge one of the premier institutes for forming young men and women into the leaders of tomorrow. We are a college that not only opens academic doors for your next steps, but also builds strength and friendships that will last a lifetime.

Col Stuart Helgeson, USMCR Ret

VFMAC President

Colonel Helgeson was named President of Valley Forge Military Academy & College in March of 2020 after previously serving as Chief Operating Officer, Superintendent and Commandant of Cadets… Read Full Bio

LTC Brandon Drobenak

Professor of Military Science (PMS)


Lieutenant Colonel Brandon Drobenak is the Professor of Military Science at Valley Forge Military College. LTC Drobenak was commissioned from the United States Military Academy… Read Full Bio

Dr. Robert Smith

Provost, Valley Forge Military College


Dr. Robert Smith joined VFMC in 2019 as Chief Academic Officer, before also being appointed Provost of the College in… Read Full Bio

Jesse Phillips Ed.D.

Dean of College Services



Our Commitment is to Building Our Young Leaders of Tomorrow.


We are an international institute focused on developing personal strength in every cadet, opening the door for academic achievement now and in the future.

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