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Category: Military Science (ROTC) Archive

Words for Life

Col. Eric Schwartz, a 30 year Army veteran and commander for the armored assault on Baghdad, spoke at Furman Monday.

Adam Johnson

Furman cadets work with U.S. Army in Rwanda

Summer mornings began at 4:45 a.m. for Furman ROTC Cadet Adam Johnson ’17. Stationed at Gabiro, a military training facility outside Kigali, Rwanda, Johnson exercised to the tune of Swahili chants sung by Rwandan soldiers. Breakfast was simple, often a hard-boiled egg and toast. Johnson, part of the first group of Army ROTC cadets to […]

Operation Inherent Resolve

Furman University well represented in Operation Inherent Resolve

SOUTHWEST ASIA – Four Furman alumni and two former Furman faculty are currently serving in the Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) in the Middle East, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. The unit included Air Force Maj. Scott Medlyn, Army Civilian Ray Langdale, Army Col. Mike Ellicott, Army National Guard […]

LTC Scrivens

LTC Scrivens appointed chair of military science program

For the past three years, Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Gregory Scrivens worked from a desk in one of the world’s largest office buildings. He shared the space with 23,000 coworkers spread among five stories and 17.5 miles of hallways. These days, he works with a staff of 11 persons and 62 cadets in Furman University’s Army […]