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Feb. 15 deadline for futuristic military stories
December 6, 2016

future-army-detailPULLMAN, Wash. – In search of innovative, non-linear ideas about future technologies and trends, the U.S. Army is hosting the Mad Scientist Science Fiction Writing Competition – and writers at Washington State University are invited to enter, according to WSU ROTC instructor Chris Heatherly. The deadline is Feb. 15.

Army Veterinary Corps chief receives top alumni award
October 19, 2015

PULLMAN, Wash. – Brig. Gen. John L. Poppe, chief of the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps, received the 2015 Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award, Washington State University’s highest alumni honor, on Friday, Oct. 16.

Army veterinary chief to receive top WSU alumni award
September 14, 2015

By Brian Clark, University Communications

Poppe-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Brig. Gen. John L. Poppe, chief of the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps, will receive the 2015 Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award, Washington State University’s highest alumni honor.

Commisioning ceremony hosts guest speaker
April 17, 2009

Lieutenant Colonel Bruce Crandall

PULLMAN – In a commissioning ceremony at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 9 in Kimbrough room 110, sixteen men and women will be commissioned as Second Lieutenants in the U.S. Army.

 

The guest speaker is retired Lieutenant Colonel Bruce Crandall, a recipient of the Medal of Honor and a hometown hero from Olympia, Washington.  He received the highest award for valor for his actions in the Battle of Ia Drang, Vietnam in 1966.  He was a member of A Company, 1st of the 229th Air Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Calvary Division … » More …

Tri-Cities student presents “The Changing Face of Veterans”
October 31, 2008

RICHLAND — Nicholas Zaharevich, a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and a senior at WSU Tri-Cities, will talk about “The Changing Face of Veterans” at a Nov. 6 event.
 
The pre-Veterans Day event is at 4:30 p.m. in the West Building Atrium, 2710 University Drive, Richland. It is sponsored by the Associated Students of WSU Tri-Cities. Admission is free and open to the public — local veterans are especially encouraged to attend.
 
“There is a new generation of veterans,” Zaharevich said. “We have different goals, needs and concerns than did the traditional image of a World War II or … » More …

WSU ICN grad serves in Pakistan earthquake relief
December 9, 2005

In the wake of the 7.6 magnitude earthquake that hit Pakistan Oct. 8, one WSU grad is working to help the thousands in need of medical care.(Photo above: WSU nursing graduate and 2nd Lt. JoAnn LeDoux helps a child impacted by Pakistan earthquake.)  JoAnn LeDoux, a WSU Intercollegiate Nursing school graduate, is serving as an Army nurse in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan to aid in earthquake relief.  Experienced in transcultural nursing, which her service in a Thailand orphanage for her honor’s thesis provided her, the Pakistan adventure has been both familiar and newly challenging. “Many of the patients here do not speak English, as it was in Thailand. I have … » More …