Veterans Day Convocation
Fri, 08 Nov 2013 12:09:16 CST
On Monday, November 11 at 11am, Blackburn College will honor United States military veterans at the annual Veterans Day Convocation in Clegg Chapel. The convocation is open to the public.
This year‘s convocation speaker is U.S. District Judge Richard Mills, Major General in the Illinois State Militia and a retired Colonel in the Army of the United States. His military career spans 33 years, having served in Combat Engineers, Military Intelligence, Counter Intelligence, and the Judge Advocate General‘s Corps.
General Mills served on active duty in Korea during the Korean War with the 3rd Infantry Division, where he received the Bronze Star.
In 1985, he was appointed by President Reagan as United States District Judge for the Central District of Illinois.
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