31 October -
Big Red flying in Ramadi near the headquarters of the 122nd Engineering Battalion. Photo by SPC John Barbare USAR, Class of 2002.
All Citadel alumni who were deployed in
OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM or OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM
are invited back to a homecoming parade and other festivities in your honor.
Schedule appears below.
is still possible for our alumni vets and their guests. However, seating
at the football game for late registrants may be on the visitor's side because of the
large demand for tickets. Alumni vets and their guests should register in the lobby of Bond Hall
on Saturday morning between 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Please wear your uniform to those events in your honor.
|Friday 31 October|
|1530||Concert in Summerall Chapel by Citadel Choral and memorial service for alumni who have died during the past year.||
The service will include the presentation of a flag that flew over the Capitol and will be the first flag to fly above PT Barracks in memory of LT Shane Childers (USMC) '01, CAPT Ben Sammis (USMC) '96, LT Peter Ober (USN) '98 and Lt. Col. Chad Buehring (USA) '85.
|Saturday 1 November|
|0830 - 1100||Registration - Bond Hall Lobby||For more information, contact the Public Affairs Office 843.953.6779|
parade in honor of
alumni vets, reunion classes and others.
Captain Jeff Houston USMC, Class of 1996 and recipient of a Purple Heart from President Bush, will take review as a representative of all alumni veterans. He will be joined by CAA President Fred Price '75.
parade will also honor winners of the Arland D. Williams Award and Bill
Krause, Class of 1963.
|1200 - 1330||Lunch in Coward Hall||
and one guest will receive complimentary lunch as guests of the president.
Additional lunches are available for $6.00 per person.
Johnson Hagood Stadium
Citadel Athletic Department will give two complimentary tickets to each
honoree. Additional tickets are available for $20 each.
|After the game||Friendship party at Holliday Alumni Center||Alumni participants in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars will be recognized.|