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LTC Boone to Lead Columbia College Military Locations

Published on: June 22, 2019

ROBERT BOONE NAMED ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT FOR COLUMBIA COLLEGE MILITARY LOCATIONS by Sam Fleury, COLUMBIA COLLEGE Columbia College Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Kevin Palmer recently announced the hiring of Robert Boone (Gamma Tau–Sam Houston State ’90) as associate vice president for Columbia College Global-Military. In this role, Boone will oversee the operations…

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Veteran Establishes Spirits Company for American Patriots

Published on: June 22, 2019

Review: Leadslingers Bourbon Whiskey By Lee Williams, The Gun Writer There’s an M4 on the label along with an eagle and an American Flag. An M4! Make no mistake, this is Second Amendment-friendly bourbon — pro-gun booze. Leadslingers Bourbon Whiskey, the brainchild of seven combat veterans, is hard not to like. The backstory Brad Premo…

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Acadiana Alumni Shoot for Charity

Published on: October 22, 2018

About 40 attendees, with some 30 of them being current Louisiana-area actives and alumni, participated in the 2nd Annual Acadiana Skeet Shoot Tournament, presented by the Acadiana Alumni Association. Association president Harlan Kappel (Gamma Phi–University of Louisiana, Lafayette ’92) reported that silent auctions for a good quality bow and a shotgun were held, and that…

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KA “Sheep Dog” Leader Helps Disaster Victims

Published on: October 16, 2018

“Helping Others Is a Way of Life” is the motto of Sheep Dog Impact Assistance (SDIA), an Arkansas-based non-profit organization whose main focus is on helping people affected by disasters, like the hurricanes that have hit the South in the past month. When a natural disaster strikes, teams of skilled “Sheep Dogs” – military, law enforcement,…

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Wingate Chapter Update – Spring 2018

Published on: August 31, 2018

Men from Wingate University and Campbell University joined together at a Homes For Our Troops event, where the brothers of Zeta Zeta (Wingate) put down sod, planted flowers and bushes, and did other general yard work at a new home for veteran SGT Donald Walters, who is in a wheelchair from his injuries. Everyone had…

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Passing of Dr. James L. Bowers, Jr., Former KAOEF Trustee

Published on: June 6, 2018

Sadly, Dr. James L. Bowers (Beta Omega–Washington College ’57), former trustee and Life Trustee of the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation, passed away on Friday, May 25, at the age of eighty-nine in San Diego, California. A pioneer in the fundraising and development field, Jim gave of his time, talent, and treasure to the Order…

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Honoring Our Nation’s Heroes

Published on: December 27, 2017

On Saturday, December 16th, several brothers of the Delta Tau Chapter at Francis Marion University volunteered in the annual Wreaths Across America event at the historic Florence National Cemetery. Thousands of wreaths were placed at the graves of our nation’s heroes by volunteers, including veteran’s families and active brothers Tyler Moore ’17, Joshua Rodgers ’16,…

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KA Helps Veteran Fighting Cancer

Published on: November 11, 2017

Dr. Lowrance fills hearts and cavities alike Dr. Stan Lowrance (Gamma Sigma—West Texas A&M ’74) goes above and beyond the call of dentistry for his patients in Rockwall, TX. A local military veteran battling cancer was in constant pain. Gum bleeding and loose teeth were side effects of her treatment. Those effects made it difficult…

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High Point gives wounded Veteran his Mobility back

Published on: March 21, 2017

Zeta Phi Chapter raises $25,000 for a veteran’s Track Chair and The Independence Fund Patrick J. Glavey lost both of his legs in 2010 while on tour in Afghanistan. While after more than a year of rehabilitation at the Naval Medial Center, Glavey’s life is not back normal, but he is able to pursue his dream with…

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Hunt Promoted to Brigadier General

Published on: November 22, 2016

On Wednesday, November 09, 2016, the North Carolina National Guard celebrated the promotion of Durham native, Todd Hunt (Gamma Rho–East Carolina ’84), to the rank of Brigadier General, in the North Carolina Army National Guard. Hunt has served in the military for more than 29 years. Hunt currently serves as the North Carolina National Guard’s…

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