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Bob Miller ’67 was chosen by the Virginia Beach (Virginia) Jaycees as this year’s Virginia Beach First Citizen. The award honors those who are instrumental in furthering the welfare of the Virginia Beach community.
Karen Connors ’86 is president of the first chapter of the Gary Sinise Foundation in central Florida. The foundation, started in 2011 by the actor Gary Sinise, supports military, veterans, first responders, and their families.
Col. Norman Hepner ’88 has retired from the Air National Guard, effective Dec. 31. His final assignment was as the 156th Medical Group commander for the Puerto Rico Air National Guard. Photo courtesy 156th Wing Public Affairs.
U.S. Army Col. Mark R. Himes ’88 graduated from the U.S. Army War College with a master’s degree in strategic studies on June 5.
U.S. Army Reserve Col. Andrew J. Talmadge ’93 graduated from the U.S. Army War College with a master’s degree in strategic studies on July 24.
U.S. Navy Cmdr. Jason A. Darish HT’95 recently reported to U.S. Fleet Forces Command in Norfolk, Virginia, from headquarters, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.