Michael Lutz joined the Air Force in May of 1995. He became an E3 and served in Korea under a hardship temporary duty. His duty was to reopen the Kwangju Air Force Base which had been closed for years. Lutz served as runway and airplane security during his deployment. HeContinue Reading

“November is always associated with falling leaves but not for older veterans. In the 11th month, on the 11th day, at the 11th hour, the guns fell silent on the Western Front in 1918. The poppies were blooming in Flanders fields and the sun was shining on the row uponContinue Reading

It was the Saturday in November 1999, following that Thursday’s Veterans Day Parade in Columbia, when three friends and veterans were having lunch to reflect on a wonderful week. Something was apparent and missing. A mere three thousand folks attended the parade to honor the several hundred veterans who hadContinue Reading

In recognition of Veterans Day on November 11, The Citadel is highlighting some of the students who are veterans from different branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. There are about 250 veterans currently studying at The Citadel, either as undergraduate or graduate students. They have the option of taking theirContinue Reading