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TROY to pay tribute to military during Nov. 12 football game against Army

Active duty and veterans of the Army take part in the Walk of Heroes during the 2021 Military Appreciation Game. This year's game is set for Nov. 12.

Active duty and veterans of the Army take part in the Walk of Heroes during the 2021 Military Appreciation Game. This year's game is set for Nov. 12.

Troy University will pay tribute to the nation’s military on Nov. 12 as it welcomes the Army Black Knights to Veterans Memorial Stadium for the Military Appreciation Game. Kickoff for the game is set for 2:30 p.m.

TROY has a long history of service to the military and has designated one home football game as…

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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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