Corps Review: Fall 2019

Alumni Spotlight

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      • Making History

        Participating as one of only 220 jumpers from across the globe on June 5, 2019, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy, France, Lt. Col. Drew Hodges ‘75 experienced the ultimate satisfaction of celebrating one of America’s greatest wartime moments.

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      • 6 alumni added to the Pylons

        On Nov. 15, Virginia Tech dedicated the engraving six new names to the War Memorial Pylons. Five were killed during the Vietnam War era, and the sixth died in an October training exercise.

Features

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      • Fall Events

        As the regiment continues to grow — 1,154 cadets this fall — so does the excitement surrounding our events.

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      • Focus on Philanthropy: Why I Give

        When asked about my brother Richard Chin ’59, I tell of a life that fascinates — truly an American story — and Virginia Tech is a crucial chapter.

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      • Corps Reunion

        Highlights from the 2019 Corps Reunion included the Gunfighter Panel, formal retreat, dinner speakers, and, of course, the march into Lane Stadium to start the football game.

Departments

Our Columnists

Commandant's Column: Ready. Set. Go.

Chairman's Column: A Successful Corps Reunion

Leader Development: Cadets Hear from Diverse Speakers

Recruiting Update: Never Pass Up the Opportunity to Say Something

Museum Curator: What Was a Rooter?

Giving: What Impact Will You Have on the Corps?

Corps Staff Update

 

Honor Guard

In Memory | Lest We Forget

The Back Cover

The fall regimental staff is made up of (from left) Cyrus Unvala ‘20, Mason Fitzsimmons ‘20, Charlie Young ‘20, Executive Officer Meredith Oakes ‘20, Regimental Commander Justin Clipson ‘20, Lauren Zuchowski ‘20, Joseph LaBianca ‘20, and Mame Ngom ‘21.
The fall regimental staff is made up of (from left) Cyrus Unvala ‘20, Mason Fitzsimmons ‘20, Charlie Young ‘20, Executive Officer Meredith Oakes ‘20, Regimental Commander Justin Clipson ‘20, Lauren Zuchowski ‘20, Joseph LaBianca ‘20, and Mame Ngom ‘21. Photo by H. Pat Artis VT’71.