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Retired U.S. Marine Commandant Mundy speaking at Auburn University

AUBURN – Retired Gen. Carl Mundy, the 30th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps, will address Auburn University’s Naval ROTC unit at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in 125A Lowder Business Building. The presentation is open to the public.

Mundy graduated from Auburn in 1957 with a degree in business administration and in 2007 he received the Auburn Alumni Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Recent Auburn graduate named top Naval ROTC Midshipman in the nation

AUBURN – Ensign Lauren Nevels, a recent Auburn University graduate, has been recognized as the top Naval Reserve Officers Training Corp Midshipman in the nation.

Nevels received the Admiral James L. Holloway Jr. Award in a ceremony June 30. Rear Adm. Robert Crates, president of the Southern Region of the Navy League of the United States, was on hand to present the annual award.

“This award is such an unexpected honor,” Nevels said. “I am so appreciative of all the people who have poured so much into me – the Auburn NROTC staff that trained me to be a naval officer, the nursing and medical staff that have helped me along the way, and especially my dad, who gave me encouragement every step of the way and is always so proud of me.”

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Auburn University ROTC receives gift of more than $1.6 million

AUBURN – Auburn University’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps received more than $1.6 million from the estate of U.S. Army Lt. Col. Henry Earl Turner through the Auburn University Foundation.

The gift will be divided among the Army, Air Force and Navy ROTC programs at the university. It will be used to support an endowed fund for excellence at the departments’ discretions.

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