Emily Bessler '14 moved through the ranks to become a platoon leader for the United States Army.
Eighteen William & Mary students will be commissioned as U.S. Army officers in a ceremony to be held at the university May 13.
1st Lt. Emily Bessler '14 was featured in a recent article responding to the recent decision to allow female soldiers in combat jobs.
Local artist Jeanne Weaver will sign copies of her book, Losing Todd: A Mother's Journey, honoring her son and William & Mary alumnus 1st Lt. Todd Weaver ’08, who was killed in Afghanistan in 2010.
Brig. Gen. (promotable) Edward M. Daly, deputy chief of staff for U.S. Army Materiel Command, will speak at the event.
Medal of Honor recipient Leroy Petry, who has become a symbol of inspiration for wounded soldiers, will speak at the 2014 William & Mary Commencement Ceremony, scheduled for 10 a.m. May 11 in Kaplan Arena.
The College of William & Mary and the U.S. Army Training Doctrine Command continue internship and research collaborations.
William & Mary has once again been designated a military-friendly university by G.I. Jobs magazine.
The College of William and Mary has been designated a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs, according to an announcement made by the magazine today.
Six William & Mary students will be commissioned as U.S. Army officers this weekend, the day before they graduate from the College.
The William & Mary and Williamsburg communities are mourning the death of College alumnus and Army 1st Lt. Todd W. Weaver.
College of William and Mary junior Sheila Wilson recently finished ahead of nearly 500 other Army ROTC cadets in the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) held as part of cadet training held at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Wash.
Army Maj. Gen. (retired) Robert E. Wagner provided the address during William & Mary's ROTC commissioning on Saturday in the Sadler Center's Commonwealth Auditorium. Among the dozen cadets who were commissioned was Amy Rarig '10, Wagner's granddaughter.
Five cadets from William & Mary competed in the 4th Brigade, Eastern Region Ranger Challenge Competition at Fort Bragg, N.C., Oct. 23-25.
Several of William & Mary's ROTC cadets received accolades this summer for their participation in ROTC events and programs.
This past May, the William and Mary ROTC Department commissioned seven new Second Lieutenants into the Army. Two more will be commissioned once they finish training this summer.
Senior Jennifer Purser was commissioned May 10 as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army by her mother, Brigadier General Leslie Purser.
Theirs is a William and Mary love story -- but with a different kind of epilogue.
With both of her parents serving in the U.S. Army, Jenny Purser was raised in the midst of military culture. "I was a tomboy as a kid," she explained. "I couldn't see myself doing anything else."
This May, the William and Mary ROTC department commissioned four new Second Lieutenants into the Army. Two more will be commissioning once they finish training this summer.
As the featured guest told them during a special ceremony in the Wren Chapel just hours before William and Mary's commencement ceremony, the new Army lieutenants were about to join a proud legacy of ROTC graduates from William and Mary.
ROTC cadets from the College of William and Mary placed third in a competition geared toward preparing them for what it takes to be part of one of the Army’s most elite force.