Tag Archives: Veterans

TROY ranked as top Alabama university in Military Times’ Best for Vets 2019 rankings

October 25, 2018
By Andy Ellis

Troy University has been ranked as the top university in Alabama in Military Times’ 2019 Best for Vets college rankings and was ranked 37th nationally.

In their ninth year, the rankings are based on the results of Military Times’ annual survey – the most comprehensive school-by-school assessment of veteran and military student services and…

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Vietnam veterans honored at Military Appreciation game

October 2, 2018
By Greg Phillips

More than four decades after they returned home from war, Vietnam veterans received thanks for their service from Troy University during the Trojans’ football game against Coastal Carolina.

During the annual Military Appreciation game Saturday at Veterans Memorial Stadium, the Sound of the South’s halftime show featured the Walk of Heroes, as Vietnam veterans walked…

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Medal of Honor recipient Adkins shares story in new book

July 10, 2018
By Matt Clower

Troy University alumnus Bennie Adkins, whose heroism during the Vietnam War earned him a belated Medal of Honor in 2014, is sharing his story in his own words with a new book out now.

In “A Tiger Among Us,” written with author Katie Lamar Jackson, Adkins shares the harrowing account of the vicious four-day battle…

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