He landed at the Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport last night.
In his speech, Romney is expected to say it's time to change the course in the Middle East and accuse President Obama of passive leadership in the world.
He's proposing the United States should take a more assertive role in Syria, put conditions on aid to Egypt, and tighten sanctions on Iran.
Romney is looking to paint President Barack Obama as a weak leader, who has limited America's influence on global affairs.
According to prepared remarks, Romney plans to say the U.S should work with other countries to better arm rebels fighting in Syria's civil war.
Excerpts from the speech he plans to give Monday morning have been released.
Romney wants a change of course in the Middle East, including tougher sanctions on Iran.
He promised to be a strong international leader if elected.
Obama's campaign is criticizing Romney as unprepared to be commander in chief.
After his speech at VMI, Romney will head to Newport News.