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Trojan alumnus Billy Jackson memorialized by Air Force ROTC Detachment 017

Air Force ROTC cadets in TROY's Detachment 017 participate in at the Col. Billy Jackson Memorial Workout. (submitted)
 

Troy University’s Air Force ROTC Detachment 017 paid tribute Thursday morning to a legendary pilot and staunch Trojan with an early-morning physical training dedicated to his memory.

Retired Army Col. Billy Jackson in his restored Willis Army Jeep. (submitted)

Retired Army Col. Billy Jackson, a lifelong Pike County resident and Troy University graduate, died Jan….

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TROY alum, airman promoted to Brigadier General

Brig. Gen. Terrence Adams was promoted on Sept. 3.

Brig. Gen. Terrence Adams was promoted on Sept. 3.

A 1997 graduate of then-named Troy State University, United States Air Force Col. Terrence Adams was promoted to Brigadier General on Sept. 3 after 27 years of service.

Born and raised in Tuskegee, Alabama, Adams followed in his brother’s footsteps and enlisted in the Army after graduating from high school. Instead of enlisting for four…

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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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Col. Felicia Burks honors family with scholarship

Col. Felicia Burks honors her family's support and encouragement through the establishment of an endowed scholarship.

Col. Felicia Burks honors her family's support and encouragement through the establishment of an endowed scholarship.

Now Chief of the Diversity and Inclusion Division, Office of the Air Force Surgeon General, Col. Felicia Burks has achieved a life and career she said would not have been possible without the support of leaders, mentors, friends, family, faith and a college degree from Troy University.

“I think about legacy building,” she said. “I…

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