David Lyle donates his time, as well as his resources, to honor Clemson University students – past and present – who also felt called to serve their country.
Clemson University’s Army and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) units will hold a joint ceremony to commission 16 second lieutenants at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, in Tillman Hall Auditorium. Six students will receive commissions into the U.S. Army and 10 will receive commissions into the U.S. Air Force.
Education at Clemson did not come easy for Major David W.E. Black.
Three remarkable men, representing three hellish wars that have become cornerstones of American history, shared a stage at Clemson University Thursday, Oct. 4. It was the first, and likely will be the only time living prisoners of war from WWII, Korea and Vietnam appeared together at the university that was founded in 1889 as an all-male military college and, according to current president Jim Clements, still prides the military leaders forged in its Reserve Officers’ Training Corps programs and their extraordinary deeds in service to the nation above all else that it does.
For what is believed to be the first time, and very likely will be the last time, three living veterans who survived years of captivity in three of the modern world’s defining wars – World War II, Korea, and Vietnam – will share a stage and microphone in Clemson University’s Tillman Hall auditorium from 3:30 – 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4.
Clemson University will hold a 9/11 remembrance ceremony on September 11, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. in Tillman Hall’s Memorial Auditorium. The event is being coordinated by the student organization Tiger Platoon, which promotes awareness of Clemson’s rich military heritage.
Larry Gantt ’59 has enjoyed a successful life as a family man, a military man and business leader, so the 81-year-old Hartsville resident and his wife, Virginia, decided to give credit where credit is due. The proud Army veteran served in Korea with the 7th Infantry Division, followed by a stint with the 101st Airborne […]
U.S. Air Force Capt. William R. Austin II and his aircraft commander had out-maneuvered certain death hundreds of times before they got hit. A fighter pilot with the storied “Triple Nickel” 555th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Austin had flown 80 combat missions over North Vietnam in the powerful F-4 Phantom II despite the enemy’s attempts to […]
CLEMSON – Five students from the College of Science took a U.S. Military Oath of Office followed by the Silver Dollar Salute during Clemson University’s Joint Commissioning Ceremony at Tillman Hall on Wednesday (May 9). Forty students in Clemson University’s Army and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) were honored at the Joint Ceremony, […]
Clemson University’s Army and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) units will hold a joint ceremony to commission six second lieutenants at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Tillman Hall auditorium.
This Tiger, active in the U.S. Air Force, was adopted at 3 days old. He and his wife adopted their daughter to give her the same chance at happiness. Meet U.S. Air Force Maj. Brock Lusk.
A brotherhood like no other was on display Saturday as veterans who now are students at Clemson University visited their brothers- and sisters-in-arms at the Richard M. Campbell Veterans Nursing Home in Anderson to deliver 220 hand-made care packages and, more importantly, share some time with those who fought before them.
What do you give a living legend for his 100th birthday? In the case of retired U.S. Army Col. Ben Skardon, a survivor of the Bataan Death March and beloved alumnus and professor emeritus of Clemson University: The party of the century, of course, along with awards and accolades presented by fellow service members and dignitaries.
Clemson University will celebrate the 100th birthday of alumnus and professor emeritus Col. Ben Skardon Friday, Aug. 11. Skardon reached one century of life July 14.
Two names will be added to Clemson University’s Scroll of Honor — the monument that recognizes Clemson alumni who died on active military service — in a Memorial Day ceremony at 4 p.m. Sunday.