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Citadel News Service
13 Aug 2005

Freshman military training begins Monday

Military training and processing gets under way Monday, Aug. 15 at The Citadel, providing several photo opportunities for the media.

  • At 7 a.m. Brig. Gen. Emory Mace, commandant of cadets, will address the nearly 700 members of the freshman class. The speech will last about 25 minutes.
  • From 8 a.m. to noon freshmen will get measured for uniforms and begin military orientation and training. Reporters and cameras are welcomed in outdoor locations.
  • At 6 p.m. freshmen will be sworn in during a 15-minute ceremony on Summerall Field. In the event of rain, check with Public Affairs on an alternate location.

Please contact Public Affairs at 843-953-2155 to coordinate a visit to campus, arrange interviews or get information about freshmen training. College policy requires reporters and photographers have a Public Affairs escort while on campus. More information about filming on campus click here.

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