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Alumni inducted into Hall of Heroes Saturday

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

Arkansas State University ROTC held their annual Hall of Heroes induction ceremony Saturday morning, where they announced three new members.

The honorees are Gov. Mike Beebe, retired Colonel Franklin Wise and Russell Harrington Jr. The ROTC program recognizes alumni every year who served in the military. The Hall of Heroes started in 1994.

Inductees are nominated by citizens, then selected by a board of current hall members and university administration.

“There's no shortage of nominees. I can tell you, there's a lot of distinguished alumni from this program.” Professor of Military Science Cecile Clark said.

Inductees and their families were also introduced on the football field during the Red Wolves and Appalachian State game Saturday afternoon.

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