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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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SGT Gros Rides for Fallen Officers

Published on: April 14, 2018

SGT Darren E. Gros (Epsilon Kappa–Southeastern ’98), of the St. Charles Parish Sheriffs Office, has participated in the Police Unity Tour for the past two years, riding more than 240 miles on his bicycle from Portsmouth, Virginia to the National Law Enforcement Officer’s Memorial in Washington, D.C. The primary purpose of the Police Unity Tour is to…

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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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Remembering our Veterans at High Point University

Published on: November 28, 2016

On Friday, November 11, 2016, Michael H. Esposito (Zeta Phi–High Point ’14) spoke at the 2016 High Point University Veterans Day Celebration on the military philanthropic efforts by Zeta Phi Chapter. Michael briefly discussed the efforts of Zeta Phi chapter that raised more than $26,000 for wounded veterans through their fundraising campaign, Operation KAre. The…

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