Fall 2017 Corps Review | Back
Welcome to a new Corps Review feature: Class Notes. Submit your deployments, job and rank changes, awards and honors, family announcements, photos, and other news and updates at vtcc.vt.edu/classnotes. We are honored to begin highlighting our alumni’s achievements and life events.
Highty-Tighty Alumni President Chuck Rowell ’72 sports the hat and represents the Corps of Cadets at the 2017 U.S. Open.
Gene Edwards ’88 became the director of logistics planning and optimization at RetailData LLC, the leading data collection and analysis partner.
Kate (O’Brien) Hutson ’90 was promoted to colonel in the New York Air National Guard. A veteran of the Iraq War, Hutson is the commander of the 174th Maintenance Group in Syracuse, New York. Her group provides MQ-9 Remotely Piloted Aircraft to support pilot and sensor training and MQ-9 maintenance training to guard, active-duty, and international students, and a forward-operating location at Wheeler Sack Army Airfield, New York. She was promoted June 29.
Col. Ed Chamberlayne ’93 and Col. Chip Daniels ’93 stopped by the Corps of Cadets/Army ROTC tent at the Army Ten Miler.
VTCC Alumni Board of Directors member U.S. Navy Cmdr. Jacob Braun ’00 took command this summer of the USS Chafee out of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Somewhere over the skies of Syria in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, U.S. Navy Lt. William Richardson ’10 pilots the F/A-18E and shows his Hokie pride simultaneously.
Zachary Oman ’12 was presented with the Professional Circle Honor from the Boy Scouts of America in recognition of his commitment to personal growth, leadership development, and professional achievements.
Lt. JG Brian Hagerty ’14 serves as the assistant operations officer aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Healy. Hagerty and the Healy are conducting icebreaking and scientific research missions in the Arctic Ocean basin.
2nd Lt. Stephen Dillon ‘15 graduated from Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, earning his wings and becoming a pilot in the Air Force. He will go on to fly the C-17 Globemaster III.
2nd Lt Allison (Laclede) Tillotson '15, and husband, 2nd Lt Ian Tillotson '14, stand in front of a F-16 Fighting Falcon at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea. Allison is the chief of squadron intelligence at the 80th Fighter Squadron at Kunsan, and Ian recently graduated Undergraduate Pilot Training at Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Ian is headed to Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, for the F-16 B-Course, so this Hokie couple will be a Viper family for a while.
This is the official Hokie photo of E-Frat alumni Kylie Himmelberger Carroll ’16 and Nick Carroll ’17 and their wedding party.