Dania Tompkins ’24 spent eight years in the U.S. Navy as an electrician’s mate first class on the USS Ronald Reagan, becoming the first and only female leading petty officer in the reactor division.
U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant Trayvon Wynn enlisted into the New York Air National Guard on May 14, 2015, as an Operations Manager and was assigned to the 174th Civil Engineering Squadron at Hancock Field in Syracuse, New York. Staff Sergeant Wynn provided support to the entire base ensuring the Hancock Field flight line and all facilities were always fully operational.
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tephen Woodard ’70, who served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force, was a proud Air Force ROTC cadet as a student at Syracuse University from 1966-70. He earned a degree in English literature from the College of Arts and Sciences and met his wife, Carol Woodard ’70, a graduate of the Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics. It was a time that was the foundation of his personal and professional life.
The Syracuse University Office of Veterans and Military Affairs is currently accepting applications for multiple military-connected student scholarships.
While stationed at the Army’s 10th Mountain Division in Fort Drum, New York, Ryan Austin Yon set a goal to attend Syracuse University under the Green to Gold Scholarship Program
United States Army veteran and Syracuse University undergraduate student Janina Rios enlisted into the U.S. Army in October 2010, and three days after her high school graduation she shipped out to Basic Training
U.S. Army veteran Bart Womack proudly served for 29 years as an enlisted service member, deploying to such locations as Haiti, Kosovo and Iraq, and retiring as a command sergeant major. But it was his assignments as part of the military guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Solider at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, that is a special highlight for him in service to his country.
The dedication of the NVRC was delayed due to the pandemic, and that delay has afforded me time to reflect on the question I am most asked related to this new facility. That is, “why create an academic facility focused on veterans and their families at Syracuse University?” Reading between the lines, what I’m really being asked is “why should I care?”
enlisted in the Navy on January 12, 2016. Following basic training graduation, she reported to the Defense Information School for A-School and graduated on September 23, 2016 as an honor graduate and recipient of the Mass Communication Specialist First Class Bobby McRill excellence award.