Vietnam veterans honored at Military Appreciation game

TROY paid tribute to Vietnam veterans from all branches of the military during the annual Military Appreciation game Saturday at the Vet.

TROY paid tribute to Vietnam veterans from all branches of the military during the annual Military Appreciation game Saturday at the Vet.

More than four decades after they returned home from war, Vietnam veterans received thanks for their service from Troy University during the Trojans’ football game against Coastal Carolina.

During the annual Military Appreciation game Saturday at Veterans Memorial Stadium, the Sound of the South’s halftime show featured the Walk of Heroes, as Vietnam veterans walked…

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Medal of Honor recipient Adkins shares story in new book

President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor to retired Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie G. Adkins during a ceremony at the White House.

President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor to retired Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie G. Adkins during a ceremony at the White House.

Troy University alumnus Bennie Adkins, whose heroism during the Vietnam War earned him a belated Medal of Honor in 2014, is sharing his story in his own words with a new book out now.

In “A Tiger Among Us,” written with author Katie Lamar Jackson, Adkins shares the harrowing account of the vicious four-day battle…

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TROY TrojanVision to salute military, veterans with Memorial Day programming

TROY TrojanVision will offer special programming honor military and veterans on Memorial Day.

TROY TrojanVision will offer special programming honor military and veterans on Memorial Day.

Memorial Day is May 28, and TROY TrojanVision has scheduled a lineup of programs honoring veterans and those who have given their lives in defense of the United States of America, along with programs that tell the distinctive TROY story of giving back to those who serve.  All times are CDT.

The lineup starts with…

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Walk Hard making a difference for wounded veterans

Spc. Lance Gieselmann (center) accompanies fellow veterans and members of Alpha Tau Omega's Walk Hard during last year's event.

Spc. Lance Gieselmann (center) accompanies fellow veterans and members of Alpha Tau Omega's Walk Hard during last year's event.

Spc. Lance Gieselmann knows about sacrifice.

In 2003, Gieselmann’s tank drove over an improvised explosive device, creating an explosion that left the two other passengers dead and Gieselmann with life-changing injuries.

For the last six years, the Purple Heart recipient has enjoyed meeting and bonding with other veterans who share similar stories, thanks to Jeep…

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