Alumni in Kabul, Afghanistan remember CPT Daniel Eggers
Alumni from the Class of 1983, 1986 and 1989 raised a U.S. flag in remembrance
Lt. Col. Lou Rago, Lt. Col. Eugene "Chip" Lilliewood, and retired
Lt. Col. Clemson Turregano, acting in the best tradition of The Citadel
and its commitment to service, hoisted the national colors in honor of
This small symbolic act, occurring during Corps Day, reflects that The Citadel never forgets its own, Turregano said.
Eggers, 28, was a special forces detachment commander assigned to Company C, 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Fort Bragg, N.C. He was killed in Afghanistan on May 29, 2004 when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device near Kandahar. The CFC-A Compound in Kabul, was named in his honor during a dedication ceremony on March 20, 2005.