Tag Archives: Bennie Adkins

Kwast challenges graduates to use gifts to serve others

May 12, 2017
By Andy Ellis

Lt. Gen. Steven L. Kwast, commander and president of Air University, encouraged Troy University graduates on Friday to discover their passions and then hone those gifts to serve others.

Gen. Kwast delivered the keynote address to nearly 950 graduates during Spring Commencement exercises in Trojan Arena on the Troy Campus. Graduates represented 29 states and…

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Medal of Honor recipient helping Special Forces members attend college

April 14, 2017
By Clif Lusk

TROY alumnus and Medal of Honor winner Bennie Adkins wants to serve today’s Special Forces in a way that will help them transition to civilian life.

The former Green Beret and retired command sergeant major in the U.S. Army Special Forces spent three tours of duty in Vietnam, serving in some of the most active…

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