Troy University names Collegeview Building in memory of alumnus Bennie Adkins

TROY alumnus and Medal of Honor recipient Bennie Adkins receives an honorary doctorate from Troy University on May 12, 2017.

TROY alumnus and Medal of Honor recipient Bennie Adkins receives an honorary doctorate from Troy University on May 12, 2017.

Troy University’s Board of Trustees voted on Thursday to rename the Collegeview Building on the Troy Campus to honor the memory of TROY alumnus and Medal of Honor recipient Bennie G. Adkins.

The Collegeview Building is currently home to programs in the College of Health and Human Services. However, those programs will soon be relocating…

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State names newest Veterans Home in memory of TROY alumnus and Medal of Honor recipient CSM Bennie Adkins

The Alabama State Board of Veterans Affairs has named its newest veterans home in memory of Troy alumnus and Medal of Honor recipient Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie Adkins. (TROY photo)
 

The memory of TROY alumnus and Medal of Honor recipient Bennie Adkins is being honored by the Alabama State Board of Veterans Affairs.

On July 9, the board unanimously voted to name the state’s fifth veterans home in his honor.

“Troy University proudly celebrates this recognition of one of our heroes who has four degrees…

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Alumnus, Medal of Honor recipient Bennie Adkins to sign books at Troy University on Sept. 29

TROY alumnus and Vietnam veteran Bennie Adkins receives the Medal of Honor during a 2014 ceremony.

TROY alumnus and Vietnam veteran Bennie Adkins receives the Medal of Honor during a 2014 ceremony.

Troy University alumnus and Medal of Honor recipient Bennie G. Adkins will sign copies of his book “A Tiger Among Us: A Story of Valor in Vietnam’s A Shau Valley” at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29 at Troy University.

Held in conjunction with the University’s annual Military Appreciation football game, the book signing with…

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Troy University to pay tribute to military during Sept. 29 home football game

A giant American Flag and a flyover by a C-130 Hercules from the 908th Airlift Wing at Maxwell Air Force Base will highlight pre-game festivities.

A giant American Flag and a flyover by a C-130 Hercules from the 908th Airlift Wing at Maxwell Air Force Base will highlight pre-game festivities.

Troy University will salute veterans and members of the military during its Sept. 29 Military Appreciation football game at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

The game has been a TROY tradition since 2000. This year the University will pay special tribute to Vietnam veterans on this, the 50th anniversary of the ferocious Tet Offensive during the Vietnam…

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