AL Auxiiary gives American flag to Trine ROTC

October 20, 2014

flagThe American Legion Auxiliary of Hamilton has made a donation to Trine University’s U.S. Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps.

Auxiliary president Claudia Beck and vice president Joyce Wilson visited Trine University last week to present the ROTC with an American flag, a flag pole and a strap to be used when carrying the flag. Trine ROTC Cadet Capt. Mark Haydock, a Fort Wayne junior majoring in mechanical engineering, and Cadet Capt. Tanner Vannieuwenhoven, a Pulaski, Wis., junior majoring in civil engineering, accepted the gifts from the auxiliary leaders.

Trine’s ROTC program is offered as a “crosstown” agreement with the ROTC program at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. In the past, Trine ROTC students have borrowed an American flag and equipment from the Notre Dame unit.

Photo: From left – Tom Trusty, ROTC advisor; Joyce Wilson, vice president of the Hamilton American Legion Auxiliary; Cadet Capt. Mark Haydock; Cadet Capt. Tanner Vannieuwenhoven; Claudia Beck, auxiliary president; and Earl D. Brooks II, Ph.D., Trine president.

Photo by Dean Orewiler, Trine University.

News Information

Read More

All News
Waggoner

Fort Wayne base commander speaks to Hoosier Boys State

June 20, 2024

Col. Joshua C. Waggoner, commander of the 122nd Fighter Wing, Fort Wayne Air National Guard Base, speaks Thursday, June 20, to attendees at the 85th annual Hoosier Boys State on the Trine University campus.

1/3