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What's in the Backpack?

As you climb up the stairs to the Upper Quad on the Blacksburg campus, you will come upon William Addison Caldwell, or rather Lawrence Bechtel’s sculpture of him. As you move past this bronze…

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"Color of Freedom" exhibit inspires minority women in service

Amanda Wyche, a senior in the Corps of Cadets and Army R.O.T.C., shares how the stories of the women featured in the traveling exhibit "Color of Freedom" inspire and encourage her as she…

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Veterans Day Remembrance Ceremony 2021

This year's ceremony began in War Memorial Chapel. Col. Gregory Lowe, commander of Virginia Tech Air Force ROTC, spoke of honoring our armed service members. The program ended with the laying of…

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Growley II to retire after years of service

After five years of greeting people across campus, sharing the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets story, and providing tail wags and morale boosts to cadets, Growley II (call sign “Tank”) will…

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Lane Hall tells the story of Virginia Tech

In one of the first public special events to celebrate Virginia Tech's sesquicentennial, the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology partnered with the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets to…

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If These Walls Could Talk: 150 Years of Corps of Cadets History

Celebrate the 150-year legacy of Virginia Tech through the history of its cadets through a one-of-a-kind sesquicentennial show, created and produced by the Institute of Creativity, Arts, and…

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First-Year cadets take part in annual parade

The Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets’ first-year cadets took part in the New Cadet Week Parade on the Drillfield. The marks the end of the cadet’s first week of training.

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Corps of Cadets Resumes Tours For Prospective Students

The Corps of Cadets has resumed giving in-person tours to allow prospective Cadets a chance to get a first-person perspective of life in the Corps.

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Cornerstone Moment: Alumnus Chip Cartwright looks back on defining his role in the US Forest Service

Alumnus Chip Cartwright '70 talks about how his time in the Corps of Cadets and academic studies led him to be one of the first African Americans to hold a variety of positions in his field in…

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The Army experience lands on Virginia Tech's campus

The North Carolina National Guard 1-130 Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, landed 2 AH-64 Apache helicopters on the grounds of Virginia Tech for the Corp of Cadets annual branch orientation day. The…

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Cenotaph Ceremony recognizes alum's ultimate sacrifice

The name of 1st Lt. Gary Lee Miller, etched on the marble cenotaph at the center of War Memorial Court, was unveiled during a Nov. 6 ceremony. Miller died from wounds he received after smothering an…

From  Ray Meese 1 likes 211 plays

VTCCA write letters to Class of 2020 Cadets

Corps of Cadet alumni participated in a letter-writing campaign to help celebrate this year’s graduation, delivering more than 280 letters plus challenge coins, unit patches, Virginia Tech…

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A Message From Sam Dickerson

Sam Dickerson, Member At Large of the Class of 2020, shares a message for his fellow Hokies as they approach graduation.

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A Poem from Megan Dennis

Megan Dennis, 2020 Cadet Member At Large, shares a poem reflecting on the surreal last semester shared by the Hokies of the Class of 2020.

From  Ryan Young 0 likes 144 plays

Growley's Valentine's Day Playdate

Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets ambassador, Growley II, meets his date for the night’s Military Ball.

From  Ryan Young 5 likes 1,154 plays

What are Hokies thankful for?

We asked Hokies, “What are you thankful for this year?” One Hokie perhaps put it best, "There's so much to be thankful for."

From  Ray Meese 1 likes 676 plays