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Chippewa Battalion 2018-19

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Maj. Gen. Gregory Vadnais, head of the Michigan National Guard and CMU alumnus (1978),​ came to campus on April 28, 2016. It was an honor to have him visit the University and the ROTC Chippewa Battalion. He arrived by helicopter behind Finch!  His visit to campus was enjoyed by many.

   Image of Maj. Gen. Vadnais visiting the ROTC Battalion in Finch Fieldhouse.Image of the helicopter landing behind Finch Fieldhouse.Image of Maj. Gen. Vadnais meeting with CMU ROTC Cadets.
Image of Maj. Gen. Vadnais walking with LTC Robert May.  Image of Maj. Gen. Vadnais arriving at CMU.

Image of Maj. Gen. Gregory Vadnais with LTC Robert May.
Image of Maj. Gen. Vadnais.