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Two KA Presidents Graduate Officer Training School

Published on: April 22, 2016

Second Lieutenants Joshua D. Spence (Beta Upsilon – Marshall ’01) and Daniel N. Pitts (Zeta Tau – Austin Peay State ’12) graduated from the U.S. Air Force Officer Training School. Both brothers are former Number Is of their respective chapters. Dan Pitts graduated in the top 10% of his class and received the Distinguished Graduate Award.

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The Tale of a Heroic ODU Veteran: Jared Walker’s Bravery in Service

Published on: April 19, 2016

REPOSTED ARTICLE BY GIRISH SREEVATSAN  NANDAKUMAR, CONTRIBUTING WRITER FOR MACE & CROWN Old Dominion University recently ranked second for best veterans programs by the military/veteran advocacy organization CollegeRecon.com. Approximately 25 percent of current ODU students are military-affiliated. This means we share our campus with many real-life heroes. The Mace talked to Jared Walker (Delta Gamma – Old Dominion ’16),…

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Citadel KA Named Executive Director for the Krause Center

Published on: October 9, 2015

Col. Tom Clark named new director for Citadel’s Krause Center for Leadership and Ethics  CHARLESTON, SC – Leadership, ethics and service learning courses and experiences are a deeply embedded and required component of every cadet’s four-year program at The Citadel. Though everyone in The Citadel community plays a role in developing cadets into principled leaders,…

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Entryway and Veterans Memorial Dedication

Published on: June 22, 2015

Kappa Alpha Order has long held a military tradition and connection. We are patriots to American and have had thousands of men serve and present the ultimate sacrifice to our country. To their honor and memory stands a permanent memorial and entranceway at the National Administrative Office at Mulberry Hill in Lexington, Virginia. The memorial…

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Tulane KA Recognized as Airman of the Year

Published on: April 17, 2015

Ryan Farrell Mitchell (Psi – Tulane ’14) was recognized as the Airman of the Year for the Louisiana Air National Guard. Ryan, a F-15 crew chief of the 159th Fighter Wing at the Air Force base in Belle Chasse. Of the 1500 members in his unit, Ryan was recently selected as airman of the quarter, and of those four quarterly…

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Delta Upsilon Convivium

Published on: March 30, 2015

On Saturday February 21, 2015 the Delta Upsilon chapter of Kappa Alpha Order celebrated its 40th Anniversary Convivium & the Sesquicentennial of the Order at the Teton Trek Lodge located within the Memphis Zoo. Upon arrival each guest received a 150th anniversary coin and lapel pin, a 40th anniversary koozie, and a Southern Proper tie…

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Cleve C. Luckadoo Receives Knight Commander’s Accolade

Published on: March 12, 2015

Clevie Clifford Luckadoo (Delta Alpha – Western Carolina ’65) was awarded the Knight Commander’s Accolade from Knight Commander William E. Dreyer (Alpha Delta – William Jewell) at Delta Alpha’s  50th Anniversary at the Crowne Plaza in Asheville, North Carolina on Saturday, August 9th, 2014. The Knight Commander’s Accolade is the highest individual honor an alumnus can receive. …

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Flag Officers from the Order

Published on: March 28, 2014

Kappa Alpha Order is updating our list of military flag officers. Below is the list as accurate as we know it. Do you know of any updates? Promotions? Missing names? OR, are any of these incorrect? Please share any additions/corrections and we’ll update our records accordingly. But hey, his is pretty darn impressive don’t you…

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ELA recap on Storify

Published on: June 18, 2013

[View the story “Excitement of Emerging Leaders” on Storify]

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America, the beautiful. Kappa Alpha, the grateful.

Published on: May 24, 2013

This weekend, while enjoying the onset of summer, remember why Memorial Day is a memorial. The college fraternity, and Kappa Alpha Order specifically, is a decidedly beautiful American institution. We are grateful for every opportunity we’ve been granted. To be born in Virginia, reared and grown early from sea to shining sea, and to today…

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