E Battery

Join Our Motorized Unit

E Battery is the motorized unit giving cadets experience with different types of vehicles and their operation and maintenance. Cadets receive a variety of hands-on mechanical training unlike anything found at any other prep school in the world.

 

The Anthony Wayne American Legion Post 418, in conjunction with Radnor Township, has recently honored the memory of two #VFMACalumni who gave their lives for our Country. The Radnor Township Hometown Hero Program selected members of the community whose names are on the Wall of Honor, located on the Radnor Township War Memorial. Those chosen from Valley Forge were Eric Fisher Wood Jr. ’37, who gave his life during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II, and Alonzo Robert Toal ’56, who gave his life during the Vietnam War. The Township has placed, nearly 50 banners throughout the area in tribute of these local heroes. ...

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Today the cadets received excellent #marksmanship instruction by SFC Lunsmann of the #ROTC department (along with several college cadets) on bolt action .22s in the Mellon range. A big thank you for sharing your time and talent! #army #vfma @vfmac @vfmcarmyrotc @jai.ghude @felicianewland
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Beautiful day for a college class to go outside and talk about foreign policy. ...

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Our Academy Dean, Dr. Lea, speaking at our Open House this morning. ...

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Come support the Lady Trojans on Saturday at 12 PM for their THINK PINK match against Bucks County Community College! There's no charge to attend the game but any donations received will support Breast Cancer research! #BreastCancerAwareness #ThinkPinkMatch #GoTrojans
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Scuba prepared last night for their weekend trip to become PADI Certified. ...

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College cadets enjoying the cooler weather on a pleasant Wednesday. 🍃🍎 ...

About E Battery

All E Battery cadets attend training sessions at the arsenal twice per week. Each week’s sessions alternate between hands-on and classroom training. The program trains cadets in the safe operation of vehicles as well as the necessary maintenance and safety procedures to keep those vehicles on the road.

E Battery is open to both Academy and College cadets.

Included Vehicles

  • Harley Davidson 883 Sportster motorcycles
  • Jeep Wranglers
  • Ford Broncos
  • Trucks with tow behind cannons

Topics Covered

Insurance

  • Auto Insurance
  • How best to select insurance and financing offers
  • Options and features that help reduce insurance rates

Driving Tactics

  • Defensive driving techniques
  • How to survive while driving on Interstate Highways
  • Driver distraction- cell and other devices
  • The effects of alcohol and drugs while driving

Basic Vehicle Maintenance

  • How to safely change a tire and oil
  • The importance of correct tire pressures
  • How to find a good repair facility
  • Maintenance habits that will save you money
  • Anti-lock brakes and stability control features
  • How to modify vehicles intelligently