Former CIA, NSA director Hayden to address Alabama World Affairs Council

Retired U.S. Air Force Gen. Michael Hayden will address the Alabama World Affairs Council on April 11 at TROY's Montgomery Campus.

Retired U.S. Air Force Gen. Michael Hayden will address the Alabama World Affairs Council on April 11 at TROY's Montgomery Campus.

Retired Air Force Gen. Michael Hayden, the only person to serve as head of the CIA and the National Security Agency, will address “Global Security” during a presentation to members of the Alabama World Affairs Council on April 11 at Troy University’s Montgomery Campus.

The event, which will take place in the Gold Room in…

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TROY student serving his country as Air Force musician

Senior Airman Jamie Teachenor rehearses at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., on July 20, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

Senior Airman Jamie Teachenor rehearses at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., on July 20, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman)

Air Force Senior Airman Jamie Teachenor always wanted to serve his country.

He just didn’t realize doing so would involve guitars, drums and microphones.

Teachenor, a 37-year-old Troy University student working on obtaining his Master of Business Administration, was already a successful songwriter in Nashville when he auditioned and became the lead singer of the…

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USO Airman of the Year calls TROY Online experience ‘life changing’

Air Force Staff Sgt. Jonathan Bellio is a TROY Online student who was named the USO Airman of the Year in 2016.

Air Force Staff Sgt. Jonathan Bellio is a TROY Online student who was named the USO Airman of the Year in 2016.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jonathan Bellio sighs as he looks down from the stands at Veterans Memorial Stadium for the first time.

“Wow,” he says, gripping the guardrail in front of him and turning his eyes to the scoreboard. “This is awesome.”

It’s mid-April. Bellio has been a Troy University student since 2010, but…

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TROY Air Force ROTC expanding options for all students

Troy University Air Force ROTC cadets perform a drill on the Troy Campus quad.

Troy University Air Force ROTC cadets perform a drill on the Troy Campus quad.

Troy University’s “Det One-Seven” is flying high after its first semester in more than a decade as a four-year Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps detachment.

Last summer the Air Force upgraded the ROTC program at TROY, a move that allowed the detachment personnel to more effectively recruit Air Force ROTC students to TROY and…

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