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Fall Events

Many of the Corps of Cadets’ activities still happened this fall, with accommodations for COVID-19 safety.

Col. Rock Roszak ‘71 appears on Zoom.
Col. Rock Roszak ‘71 gives a presentation on the history of the Corps during the first night of Corps Celebration Week on Sept. 21. The virtual event included discussions with cadet leadership, and a trivia night.
Cadets march a pass in review on Oct. 2.
Cadets march a pass in review on Oct. 2. This was a graded training event that counts toward the annual Beverly S. Parrish Award, also known as the Gold Cord, given to the top company in the Corps. Photo by Cadet James Kemp ’21.
First-year cadets make the fall Caldwell March on Oct. 10.
First-year cadets make the fall Caldwell March on Oct. 10. The 13-mile trek honors the journey Addison Caldwell made to enroll as the first student at Virginia Tech and marks the end of the first phase of new cadet training.
The Corps had a short, outdoor observance on Veterans Day that included the placing of a wreath.
The Corps had a short, outdoor observance on Veterans Day that included the placing of a wreath, Echo Taps, and a rifle salute.
Cadets donate blood.
Cadets donate blood during one of two multi-day blood drives this semester, put on as a service project by cadets in the Citizen-Leader Track program. Photo by Cadet Allisen Haynes ’23.