Friday, March 29, 2013

HU Military Alumni Continue Great Works

HU Alumni Darrell Keith Williams Promoted to Major General

Hamptonians gather and celebrate promotion of Darrell Keith Williams.

Darrell Keith Williams '83, a West Palm Beach, Fla., native and former Hampton senior class president, was promoted to Major General at the Redstone Arsenal base, in Huntsville, Ala.

Ten visiting Hamptonians, as well as his wife and Hampton Institute sweetheart of 25 years, the former Miss Myra Richardson,'83- were present at the promotion ceremony.

Currently Williams, the Army's 121st two-star general of its 82,000 servicemen, serves as the Chief of Staff for the U.S. Army Materiel Command.

-Tim Alston, '77

HU Alumni Col. James George Returns to HU School of Business 

HU Alumni Col. James George is joined by HU MBA students

The HU School of Business hosted retired Col. James George, the CEO of Management Support Technology Inc (MSTI), located in Fairfax, VA. for a Leadership Application Program seminar on March 25.  George is a 1958 graduate of Hampton Institute where he majored in biology and received his commission as a Second Lieutenant.

During his hour-long presentation, George centered around differences between large and small companies, leadership, networking and many other interesting topics.  George also shared information about his extensive military training and experience.

LAP students presented George with a gift at the conclusion of his presentation.

-Lt. Col. Claude Vann, III, '77

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