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JMU Donates All-Terrain Track Wheelchair to Wounded Veteran

Published on: May 11, 2021

On Sunday, May 2nd, the Zeta Theta Chapter at James Madison University virtually presented an all-terrain track wheelchair to veteran Randall Pope from Woodford, Virginia, who served with the first Attack Helicopter Company for eight and a half years. To make this possible, the chapter fundraised more than $20,000 for the Independence Fund throughout the…

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Ole Miss Presents All-terrain Trackchair to Injured Veteran

Published on: November 18, 2020

The Alpha Upsilon Chapter at the University of Mississippi presented injured Army Veteran, Alton “Ray” MacBain, with an all-terrain trackchair at the Ole Miss vs South Carolina football game on Saturday, November 14, 2020. MacBain served 23 years in the United States Army, where his exposure to oil fields and burn pits resulted in diminished…

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Tulsa Alumnus Assists in Production of Gold Star Family Video

Published on: October 7, 2020

Edward D. “Ed” Ladner (Mu–Tulsa ’75) recently served as the voice actor for an awareness video for Gold Star families.  The video released for Gold Star Family Remembernece Week, September 20-26, honors America’s fallen servicemen and servicewomen and features “The Star-Spangled Banner,” performed line by line by surviving family members. Ed assisted Air Force veteran…

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Simpson Receives Young Alumnus Award from Francis Marion University

Published on: September 25, 2020

W.R. “Cody” Simpson III (Delta Tau–Francis Marion ’11) was awarded the Benjamin Wall Ingram III Young Alumnus Award by Francis Marion University at its annual Alumni Awards Gala at the FMU Performing Arts Center on Thursday, February 28th, 2019. Simpson, who is special assistant to South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, graduated from FMU in 2013…

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Sullivan Leading Eastern Kentucky Advisory

Published on: July 20, 2020

LTC Robert M. “Bob” Sullivan (Delta Mu–Eastern Kentucky ’70) serves on Eastern Kentucky University’s (EKU) International Alumni Board. Bob serves as the chair of the Alumni Awards & Recognition Committee and is the ROTC Representative on the Alumni Board. Bob graduated from EKU in 1972 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation and Park Administration and…

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Kennesaw State Raises $20,000 and Donates Track Wheelchair to Wounded Veteran

Published on: January 31, 2020

The Zeta Chi chapter of Kappa Alpha Order fraternity launched a fundraiser in February aimed at raising $20,000 to buy a track chair for a local Vietnam War veteran. The fundraiser will help support the Independence Fund through KA’s “Operation KARE,” standing for knowledge, awareness, results and empowerment, the fraternity’s philanthropy mission for this year….

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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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