By Terri Finch Hamilton, '83
Reprinted from Centralight, winter 2015
A retired brigadier general with a wall full of medals who volunteers his time to help veterans and their families.
The first female head of the national guard in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
An Army Reserve officer of the year, whose stroll past the recruiting station on Mission Street in Mount Pleasant changed her life.
They're a diverse trio, but they're all Chippewas who turned to CMU to earn degrees while serving their country.
These three alumni represent myriad other CMU students and alumni who have achieved great things in the military, giving of themselves in one of the most selfless ways – by serving their country.
They talk about battles and duty, service and sacrifice, and how CMU prepared them for life in the military and beyond.