ROTC

Draganfly Commences Drone Pilot Training Program at Alabama State University

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 12:45pm

Los Angeles, CA., Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Draganfly Inc. (NASDAQ: DPRO) (CSE: DPRO) (FSE: 3U8) (Draganfly or the Company), an award-winning, industry-leading drone solutions and systems developer, is pleased to announce that its Drone Pilot Training program is now being offered at Alabama State University (ASU) in Montgomery, Alabama.

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  • Los Angeles, CA., Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Draganfly Inc. (NASDAQ: DPRO) (CSE: DPRO) (FSE: 3U8) (Draganfly or the Company), an award-winning, industry-leading drone solutions and systems developer, is pleased to announce that its Drone Pilot Training program is now being offered at Alabama State University (ASU) in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • From sophomores to PhD experts, the Drone Pilot Training program teaches future generations how to solve real world problems through the proper operation of unmanned aerial vehicles, said Cameron Chell, CEO of Draganfly.
  • With the help of ASU and their association within the HBCU community we see a lot of potential to grow this program into a national footprint of drone pilot training at the university level.
  • Draganflys Drone Pilot Training program will also be commercialized next year.

SNU to Host Series of Events Celebrating Military Appreciation Week

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:56pm

SNU Military Appreciation Week events include:

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  • SNU Military Appreciation Week events include:
    This self-paced two-mile run/walk kicks off at 6 a.m.
  • The route consists of two laps around the SNU Bethany campus that start and end at the SNU VETS Center.
  • Various military uniform displays, POW/MIA table displays and military partner booths will be up and available during the week.
  • The SNU VETS Center will be providing hotdogs, chips, popsicles and water for everyone from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    See the full schedule of events for SNU's Military Appreciation Week.

Former "Black Hawk Down" Army Ranger, Jeff Struecker, Launches "Unbeatable", an Inspirational New Podcast

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:36pm

COLUMBUS, Ga., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Decorated "Black Hawk Down" Army Ranger and Ranger Hall of Famer Inductee, Jeff Struecker, has launched " Unbeatable ," an inspirational podcast that shares stories of real people who have overcome adversity with resilience and strength.

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  • COLUMBUS, Ga., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Decorated "Black Hawk Down" Army Ranger and Ranger Hall of Famer Inductee, Jeff Struecker, has launched " Unbeatable ," an inspirational podcast that shares stories of real people who have overcome adversity with resilience and strength.
  • Making its debut in early September 2021, "Unbeatable," hosted by Struecker, is available on Amazon Music, Apple Music, Audible and other streaming platforms.
  • He spent his final 10 years in the US Army serving as a chaplain in Airborne and Ranger units.
  • He has been awarded medals for valor in combat and has received many medals as recognition for his service in the US Army.

TMI Episcopal Delivers to Department of Occupational Therapy at UT Health San Antonio

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 1:31pm

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Students at TMI Episcopal have completed and delivered their first project for the Department of Occupational Therapy at UT Health San Antonio to modify a toy car for a 4-year-old girl with multiple sclerosis.

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  • SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Students at TMI Episcopal have completed and delivered their first project for the Department of Occupational Therapy at UT Health San Antonio to modify a toy car for a 4-year-old girl with multiple sclerosis.
  • TMI junior Anthony Jaramillo and Class of 2021 graduate Ignacio Martinez worked on the project last school year and finished it at the Summer At TMI Innovation & Design Camp.
  • The TMI community is extremely proud of the students' commitment to this project and looks forward to the continued relationship with the Department of Occupational Therapy at UT Health San Antonio.
  • Founded in 1893, TMI Episcopal is a private, co-educational, college-preparatory school for grades 6-12, with optional Junior ROTC and boarding programs.

Candidate J.D. Maddox's "4FOR4" Program Offers College Degrees for Service in Virginia

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 12:15pm

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Virginia House of Delegates candidate J.D.

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  • ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Virginia House of Delegates candidate J.D.
  • In response to community leaders calling for skilled workers to fill thousands of vacant jobs in Virginia, the "4FOR4," program would provide four years of tuition-free education at a Virginia state college to qualified residents.
  • Modeled after the US Army's successful ROTC program, "4FOR4" would bolster the Commonwealth's growing demand for police, firefighters, utility, and at-home caregiving workers.
  • Under the program, successful graduates would be fast-tracked into skilled service jobs in Virginia for four years after graduation.

Robert W. Doyle is recognized by Continental Who's Who

Friday, September 3, 2021 - 8:52pm

Mr. Robert W. Doyle's long-standing career began in ROTC during his high school years.

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  • Mr. Robert W. Doyle's long-standing career began in ROTC during his high school years.
  • Upon relocating to Florida to be with his daughter, he focused his career on veteran and security services.
  • Coupled with his military training work ethic and discipline, Mr. Doyle holds various military and law enforcement certifications.
  • Elite American Military had also recognized him for dedication, achievement, and leadership in military service.

GEICO Skytypers Air Show Team Performs for the First Time at the Great Pocono Raceway Air Show

Monday, August 16, 2021 - 1:44pm

LONG POND, Pa., Aug. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The GEICO Skytypers Air Show Team will make a first-time appearance during the Great Pocono Raceway Air Show on August 21-22 at the Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, PA.

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  • LONG POND, Pa., Aug. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The GEICO Skytypers Air Show Team will make a first-time appearance during the Great Pocono Raceway Air Show on August 21-22 at the Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, PA.
  • The squadron of six World War II-era aircraft will perform their dynamic aerobatic precision flying demonstration twice during the weekend.
  • "We're especially excited to perform for the first time for air show spectators attending the Great Pocono Raceway Air Show," says team flight lead Larry Arken.
  • The team also creates giant skytyped messages utilizing a unique technology only used by a few organizations in the world.

Scholarship honors legacy of Money Management International leader

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 8:09pm

The award was given in memory of Soileau, a resident of Zachary and a leader at financial education nonprofit Money Management International (MMI) who died in a tragic car crash in Pointe Coupee Parish last year.

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  • The award was given in memory of Soileau, a resident of Zachary and a leader at financial education nonprofit Money Management International (MMI) who died in a tragic car crash in Pointe Coupee Parish last year.
  • He received a bachelors degree in applied physiology & kinesiology with honors from the University of Florida, where he was a member of the Army ROTC program.
  • Karen Soileau , a graduate of Parkview Baptist School, was a 24-year employee of MMI, most recently serving as a leader in the organizations IT department.
  • Money Management International (MMI), formerly Consumer Credit Counseling Service, is changing how America overcomes financial challenges.