Despite tremendous loss in his background, Robert B. Wilson III found happiness by serving in the military, just like both his parents. Having dual military parents made the idea of serving ever present in his mind. He felt that he was honoring his dad when he commissioned in the Army.
Paige Garber’s dad served in the U.S Navy and passed away from a massive heart attack while deployed aboard the USS Eisenhower in the North Arabian Sea. After Garber’s passing, his impact on the lives of others was evident. Over 600 sailors and marines volunteered and lined the street leading to the chapel where his memorial service was held.
Chelsea Briggs father, Raymond Briggs, served in the Air Force and passed away tragically. Chelsea believes sacrifice means putting your life down, or going out of your way to help and save others.
When surviving scholar Johanna Walker steps onto the academic quad in August, she will be taking the first step towards a dream that her father died to protect.
Teague Crotty became the man of the house at a young age. His father, Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Crotty, was proud to serve his country and was willing to pay the ultimate sacrifice.