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Air Force ROTC detachment memorializes 9/11 on Saturday with Riddle-Pace stadium run

Troy University's Air Force ROTC Detachment 017. (TROY photo)
 

Troy University’s Air Force ROTC Detachment 017 will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks with its first annual 9/11 Memorial Stadium Climb at Riddle-Pace Field on the Troy Campus.

The climb, which begins at 7 a.m., will approximate the 110 flights of stairs climbed by firefighters in the World Trade Center buildings in…

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‘Intimacy of the experience’ at TROY enabled Air Force colonel to achieve success in life, career

Air Force Col. Terri Jones called TROY her

Air Force Col. Terri Jones called TROY her "springboard" to success. (photo/submitted)

With no money for college, Terri Jones turned to the United States Air Force for tuition dollars through the GI Bill but got more than she bargained for – both educationally and in the military.

Today, Col. Jones is commander of the Ira C. Eaker Center for Leadership Development at Air University at Maxwell Air…

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Air Force honoree picks TROY’s Detachment 17 for pathway to commission

TROY's Det. 17 offers a path to commissioning as an officer in the United States Air Force.

TROY's Det. 17 offers a path to commissioning as an officer in the United States Air Force.

When Zolbayar Erdenechimeg got tapped for the Air Force’s highly competitive Professional Officer Course Early Release Program, he knew TROY was the place for him.

“I chose Troy University for the proud history and support for the military members all over the world,” he said. “It just shows how TROY is very supportive and the…

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