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High-ranking Marine Officer to Speak to Potential Recruits Thursday

The deputy commanding general of U.S. Marine Corp Forces Command, Maj. Gen. Cornell A. Wilson Jr., returns to Old Dominion University Thursday, March 26 to speak to students interested in careers as Marine Corps officers. Wilson visited campus last month as well.

The talk, from 6-7:30 a.m. in the Mills Goodwin Jr. Building, will focus on growth, trust and leadership, three cornerstones of the growth of recruits into Marines. He will also call on his experience to offer perspective on the future of naval services.

For more information about the visit, contact Capt. Jerry Parchman, assistant professor of naval science, at 683-3537 or jparchma@odu.edu.


This article was posted on: March 23, 2009

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