Six alumni honored with addition to War Memorial Pylons
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A ceremony to honor six Virginia Tech alumni was held on Nov. 15, 2019. Family and friends gathered at the War Memorial to pay tribute and reveal the names on the Honor and Ut Prosim Pylons. The honored were Tech Sgt. Peter Kraines of the Class of 2010, Sgt. William E. Hawkins of the Class of 1971, Maj. Norman R. Hurst of the Class of 1952, Spc. Fletcher L. Lewis of the class of 1965, Lt. j.g. William L. Sloop of the Class of 1967, and 2nd Lt. Jerry W. Smith of the Class of 1972.
[00:00:04] >> Today we are adding 6 names. They represent a commitment to service. That we will never forget. All should take comfort in knowing, that in their sacrifice and in their names being added to these pylons. They will live on as an example to all those who follow. The corp represented today by every unit commander and their flags salute their service. [00:00:41] We will remember.