WIU President, Guiyou Huang will be jumping from an airplane with the U.S. Army Golden Knights on August 11th. The event will take place in Ottawa, IL at the Skydive Chicago facility.
President Huang was nominated for the U.S. Army Golden Knights annual tandem jump by Larry Pickett, WIU Military Science Recruiting Operations Officer. WIU’s new Military Science Department Chair LTC Carl Oborski, Larry Pickett and WIU ROTC cadets will accompany Huang and his family during the event.
President Huang said. “WIU has a proud 50-year record of training Army ROTC officers, and a rich history of providing outstanding academic opportunities to veterans and current members of the armed forces. This event on Aug. 11 will be another great way to enhance WIU’s partnership with the military, as well as to promote the education of U.S. Army soldiers.”