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Harvard ROTC Students Recognized by Air Force Secretary
Drew Faust

Faust Signs Agreement to Recognize Air Force ROTC

University President Drew G. Faust signed an agreement Friday with Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James to formally recognize the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps at Harvard, ending a decades long separation between the two institutions born from Vietnam War-era protest.

University President Drew G. Faust at Air Force ROTC Signing
Drew Faust

University President Drew G. Faust at Air Force ROTC Signing

University President Drew G. Faust delivers a speech at before signing an agreement through which Harvard officially recognized the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps.

Dean Rakesh Khurana at Air Force ROTC Signing
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Dean Rakesh Khurana at Air Force ROTC Signing

Dean of the College, Rakesh Khurana, speaks before the signing of an agreement through which Harvard officially recognized the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps program.

Gathering for the Signing
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Gathering for the Signing

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James, Harvard administrators, including Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana, and other members of the Air Force and the Air Force ROTC program gathered in Loeb House on Friday morning for the signing ceremony.

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James
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Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James speaks about the Air Force during the signing ceremony in Loeb House on Friday morning.

President Drew G. Faust at ROTC Airforce Signing Ceremony
Drew Faust

President Drew G. Faust at ROTC Airforce Signing Ceremony

Faust speaks before signing to officially recognize the Air Force ROTC program.

President Drew G. Faust at ROTC Airforce Signing Ceremony
Drew Faust

President Drew G. Faust at ROTC Airforce Signing Ceremony

University President Drew G. Faust delivers a speech before signing to officially recognize Air Force ROTC program.

University President Drew G. Faust and Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James
Drew Faust

University President Drew G. Faust and Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James

University President Drew G. Faust and Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James applaud each other before the signing of the agreement through which Harvard officially recognized the Air Force ROTC program.

Celebration after Signing
Drew Faust

Celebration after Signing

Attendees of the signing ceremony celebrate the renewal of relations between Harvard and the Air Force ROTC.

Harvard ROTC Students Recognized by Air Force Secretary
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Harvard ROTC Students Recognized by Air Force Secretary

Two Harvard students in the Air Force ROTC program, Kira R. Headrick '17 and Zander E. Farrow '16, were recognized by the Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James in her speech.

Celebration after Signing
Drew Faust

Air Force ROTC Recognition Signing Ceremony

Year in Photos: ROTC
Central Administration

Harvard to Officially Recognize Air Force ROTC

​Harvard will formally recognize the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps program Friday, renewing relations decades after the University expelled the program during Vietnam War-era protest.

Drew Faust

Faust Urges West Point Cadets to Study Humanities

​University President Drew G. Faust stuck to her guns Thursday at the United States Military Academy, emphasizing the importance of the liberal arts to a crowd of about 800 cadets and faculty members in West Point, N.Y.

General McDew
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General McDew

Four Star General and commander of U.S Transportation Command Darren W. McDew speaks at Quincy House on Wednesday afternoon. General McDew spoke about his own career, the future of American defense, and the importance of adaptable leadership.

General McDew
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Four-Star General McDew Emphasizes Importance of ROTC

Four-star Air Force General Darren W. McDew discussed Reserve Officer Training Corps ​at Harvard and the task of attracting millennials to the military before an audience of students and professors at Quincy House Wednesday.