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    Alumni

    Our alumni pursue careers in the military and in civilian life. Regardless of their chosen path, they are prepared to lead because of the rigorous training and academic experience they receive in ROTC at South Carolina.

    We invite all UofSC Army ROTC alumni to connect with the University of South Carolina Alumni Association and its Veteran Alumni Council. 

    Dajuan McDonald

    2LT Dajuan McDonald

    Dajuan McDonald graduated in 2020 in the top 10 percent on the National Order of Merit. He then entered the Basic Officer Leadership Course at Ft. Benning, Georgia. His long-term goal is to work in Army Intelligence. “When they say ROTC is the best leadership course you can take in college, I think it’s the truth.”

    LG James M. Richardson

    LG James M. Richardson

    As deputy commander of the Army Futures Command, James Richardson helps prepare the army for the future by assessing emerging threats and identifying solutions. He is a master Army aviator who has commanded soldiers in combat on six occasions in Afghanistan and Iraq. A native of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, he majored in experimental psychology and earned his commission through Army ROTC at the University of South Carolina.

    Andrea Williams

    LTC (Retired) Andrea R. Williams

    Andrea R. Williams joined the Gamecock Battalion while earning her master's degree in education. She fulfilled several training roles at Army bases and managed the Army's central issue facility at Camp Casey, Korea. She was one of two 1LT’s to take command at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. LTC Williams retired from the U.S. Army in 2010, but she now works for UofSC's Student Success Center, where she supports transfer students and student veterans. "Army ROTC changed my life and provided me with a solid foundation to build a career full of service and commitment."

     

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