The Shield and Sword Newsletter - Online • September 2016

LSU Marks Memorial Day with Ceremony

LSU honored its former students, faculty, and staff as well as all veterans who have given their lives in service to their country during the LSU Memorial Day Ceremony on May 30, 2016. The noon event at the LSU War Memorial on the Parade Ground included a wreath-laying ceremony, “Taps,” and a moment of silence. Scott Ballard, chairman-elect of the LSU Board of Supervisors delivered the keynote address at the luncheon following the ceremony. View photo gallery.

In Memoriam – GEN Charles “Hondo” Campbell

Cadets of the Ole War Skule extends condolences to the family of Gen. Charles “Hondo” Campbell (Ret.), former commander of U.S. Army Forces Command and a 2002 Inductee into LSU’s Hall of Honor for Distinguished Military Alumni. Visit the Ole War Skule website for a photo gallery and video of the memorial service.

In Memoriam – MG A.M. “Buddy” Stroud, Jr.

Cadets of the Ole War Skule extends condolences to the family of MG A.M. “Buddy” Stroud, Jr., former Louisiana Adjutant General. MG Stroud was recognized for his support of Cadets of the Ole War Skule in 1997. View obituary.

LSU Salutes 2016 Hall of Honor Inductees

LTC Walter Patterson Anderson

LTC Henry Elliott Attaya, Jr.*

CDR William J. Butterworth, Jr.

LTC William Derwood Cann, Jr.*

CDR George H. Fuller*

Col Gordon Louis Jenkins

Ms. Genny May

LT Layne Joseph Romagosa*

Mr. John S. White, Jr.

Mr. Hiram J. Wright*



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Mark Your Calendar

August 19, Orientation for The Corps

September 1, Welcome Back Jambalaya

November 3-5, LSU Salutes

November 5, Annual Meeting

December 15, Commissioning