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The Citadel Alumni Association Contributes to Scholarships

The Citadel Alumni Association capped off a banner year of giving at its annual membership meeting. The Association will contribute $900,000 to support college operations, CAA legacy cadet and need-based scholarships, and enhance The Citadel’s Service to Country Tuition Scholarships and National Service Room and Board Scholarships for ROTC cadets.

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  • April 12, 2024
  • Today is the 116th anniversary of the birth of MAJ Thomas Dry Howie, USA, The Citadel Class of 1929, The Major of St. Lô.
  • April 11, 2024: Today's view from the Alumni Office with Lake Hagood in the distance
  • April 11, 2019: First Lieutenant Herman L. Falk, Jr., USA, '50, was buried with military honors at Arlington National Cemetery nearly 70 years after he went missing near Changboing-ni, Korea, in 1951 while serving with Company B, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, on operations against the Chinese People's Volunteer Forces.
  • April 10, 2024
  • The Citadel's Summerall Chapel was dedicated on April 10, 1938, as the Cadet Chapel. 

After General Summerall's retirement as president of The Citadel in June of 1953, the name was officially changed to the General Charles Pelot Summerall Chapel.
  • Today is National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day. Please take a moment today to remember our alumni and all those who were held captive as prisoners of war.
  • The Citadel Alumni Association Distinguished Alumnus Highlight

Lt Gen Ellie G. (Buck) Shuler, Jr., USAF, Ret., '59

General Shuler was commander of the Strategic Air Command's Eighth Air Force, Barksdale Air Force Base, responsible for Strategic Air Command operations in the eastern half of the United States, Europe and the Middle East, comprising about half of SAC's long-range force of manned bombers, tankers and intercontinental ballistic missiles. 

Shuler served as both a B-52 bomber pilot and an F-4C fighter pilot, flying a combat tour at Cam Ranh Bay in Vietnam with the 12th Tactical Fighter Wing. During his career he commanded two squadrons, two bombardment wings, two air divisions and the Eighth Air Force during operations Just Cause & Desert Shield/Storm. He logged 7,650 flying hours, including 225.7 combat hours. 

After retiring from the Air Force, in 1991, Shuler served as the chairman of the board & CEO of the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum  near Savannah, GA. from 1992 to 2004. His leadership was instrumental in the fund raising, construction and initial operation of the museum. He received an Honorary Doctorate of Aerospace Science from The Citadel in 2014.
  • Class of 2024 Parents, Family and Friends, you may still purchase a Life Membership for your cadet at the discounted $400.00 price until Commencement day, saving you and your cadet $300.00 off the regular rate. However, we cannot guarantee that they will receive their membership items with their classmates and they will not be announced as a Life Member during Commencement; that deadline has passed.

To purchase, visit citadelalumni.org/product-category/membership/ and choose the New Life Membership (Current Student) $ 400.00 option.

A Life Membership in The Citadel Alumni Association makes a great Graduation gift for your current cadet. The membership must be paid in full to receive this discounted price.

Class of 2025 parents may also purchase at the $400.00 rate now until 2025's commencement day.
April 12, 2024
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Today is the 116th anniversary of the birth of MAJ Thomas Dry Howie, USA, The Citadel Class of 1929, The Major of St. Lô.
Today is the 116th anniversary of the birth of MAJ Thomas Dry Howie, USA, The Citadel Class of 1929, The Major of St. Lô.
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April 11, 2024: Today's view from the Alumni Office with Lake Hagood in the distance
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April 11, 2019: First Lieutenant Herman L. Falk, Jr., USA, '50, was buried with military honors at Arlington National Cemetery nearly 70 years after he went missing near Changboing-ni, Korea, in 1951 while serving with Company B, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, on operations against the Chinese People's Volunteer Forces.
April 11, 2019: First Lieutenant Herman L. Falk, Jr., USA, '50, was buried with military honors at Arlington National Cemetery nearly 70 years after he went missing near Changboing-ni, Korea, in 1951 while serving with Company B, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, on operations against the Chinese People's Volunteer Forces.
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April 10, 2024
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The Citadel's Summerall Chapel was dedicated on April 10, 1938, as the Cadet Chapel. 

After General Summerall's retirement as president of The Citadel in June of 1953, the name was officially changed to the General Charles Pelot Summerall Chapel.
The Citadel's Summerall Chapel was dedicated on April 10, 1938, as the Cadet Chapel. After General Summerall's retirement as president of The Citadel in June of 1953, the name was officially changed to the General Charles Pelot Summerall Chapel.
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Today is National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day. Please take a moment today to remember our alumni and all those who were held captive as prisoners of war.
Today is National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day. Please take a moment today to remember our alumni and all those who were held captive as prisoners of war.
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The Citadel Alumni Association Distinguished Alumnus Highlight

Lt Gen Ellie G. (Buck) Shuler, Jr., USAF, Ret., '59

General Shuler was commander of the Strategic Air Command's Eighth Air Force, Barksdale Air Force Base, responsible for Strategic Air Command operations in the eastern half of the United States, Europe and the Middle East, comprising about half of SAC's long-range force of manned bombers, tankers and intercontinental ballistic missiles. 

Shuler served as both a B-52 bomber pilot and an F-4C fighter pilot, flying a combat tour at Cam Ranh Bay in Vietnam with the 12th Tactical Fighter Wing. During his career he commanded two squadrons, two bombardment wings, two air divisions and the Eighth Air Force during operations Just Cause & Desert Shield/Storm. He logged 7,650 flying hours, including 225.7 combat hours. 

After retiring from the Air Force, in 1991, Shuler served as the chairman of the board & CEO of the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum  near Savannah, GA. from 1992 to 2004. His leadership was instrumental in the fund raising, construction and initial operation of the museum. He received an Honorary Doctorate of Aerospace Science from The Citadel in 2014.
The Citadel Alumni Association Distinguished Alumnus Highlight Lt Gen Ellie G. (Buck) Shuler, Jr., USAF, Ret., '59 General Shuler was commander of the Strategic Air Command's Eighth Air Force, Barksdale Air Force Base, responsible for Strategic Air Command operations in the eastern half of the United States, Europe and the Middle East, comprising about half of SAC's long-range force of manned bombers, tankers and intercontinental ballistic missiles. Shuler served as both a B-52 bomber pilot and an F-4C fighter pilot, flying a combat tour at Cam Ranh Bay in Vietnam with the 12th Tactical Fighter Wing. During his career he commanded two squadrons, two bombardment wings, two air divisions and the Eighth Air Force during operations Just Cause & Desert Shield/Storm. He logged 7,650 flying hours, including 225.7 combat hours. After retiring from the Air Force, in 1991, Shuler served as the chairman of the board & CEO of the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum near Savannah, GA. from 1992 to 2004. His leadership was instrumental in the fund raising, construction and initial operation of the museum. He received an Honorary Doctorate of Aerospace Science from The Citadel in 2014.
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Class of 2024 Parents, Family and Friends, you may still purchase a Life Membership for your cadet at the discounted $400.00 price until Commencement day, saving you and your cadet $300.00 off the regular rate. However, we cannot guarantee that they will receive their membership items with their classmates and they will not be announced as a Life Member during Commencement; that deadline has passed.

To purchase, visit citadelalumni.org/product-category/membership/ and choose the New Life Membership (Current Student) $ 400.00 option.

A Life Membership in The Citadel Alumni Association makes a great Graduation gift for your current cadet. The membership must be paid in full to receive this discounted price.

Class of 2025 parents may also purchase at the $400.00 rate now until 2025's commencement day.
Class of 2024 Parents, Family and Friends, you may still purchase a Life Membership for your cadet at the discounted $400.00 price until Commencement day, saving you and your cadet $300.00 off the regular rate. However, we cannot guarantee that they will receive their membership items with their classmates and they will not be announced as a Life Member during Commencement; that deadline has passed. To purchase, visit citadelalumni.org/product-category/membership/ and choose the New Life Membership (Current Student) $ 400.00 option. A Life Membership in The Citadel Alumni Association makes a great Graduation gift for your current cadet. The membership must be paid in full to receive this discounted price. Class of 2025 parents may also purchase at the $400.00 rate now until 2025's commencement day.
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