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ΟΔΚ Members

ODK Inductees

John Cordes is currently serving as the Regimental Command Sergeant Major. He is the rising President of ODK and will be the Regimental Executive Officer next year. He is from India Company and is majoring in Criminal Justice with a Minor in Intelligence & Homeland Security. He plans on commissioning into the Army National Guard as a second lieutenant and hopes to work full-time for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He is currently an intern with the FBI in South Carolina, will serve on the staff of The Citadel's Army ROTC Unit, active in The Citadel's Leadership Development Committee, member of The Citadel Criminal Justice Society, and has been published in the Gold Star Journal.

Dillon Graham is currently serving as the Third Battalion Sergeant Major. He is the rising Vice President of ODK and will be the Regimental Commander next year. He is from Delta Company and is majoring in Biology. He plans on commissioning into the United States Air Force as a second lieutenant and hopes to attend medical school upon graduation. He is the commander of the 2018 Junior Sword Arch, member of the Summerall Guards, Vice President of the Citadel's Pre-Health Society, and is involved in independent research in the Biology Department. His goal is to become a surgeon in the United States Air Force.

Paige Herbst is currently serving as the Regimental Recruiting Non Commissioned Officer. She is the rising Secretary of ODK and will be the Fifth Battalion Commander next year. She is from Delta Company and is majoring in Health, Exercise, and Sports Science. She plans on commissioning into the Army National Guard as a second lieutenant and hopes to obtain a Master's of Science degree in Cardiovascular Perfusion to become a Cardiovascular Perfusionist. She is a member of The Citadel Republican society, Women's Empowered Club, Health, Exercise, and Sports Science Club, and the Triathlon Club. She is a varsity athlete and Distance Captain for The Citadel, running Cross Country, Indoor Track, and Outdoor Track. She is an active volunteer at the Charleston Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

John Clark is currently serving as the November Company First Sergeant. He is the rising Treasurer of ODK and will be the Echo Company Commander next year. He is from Golf Company and is majoring in Business Administration. He plans on commissioning into the United States Army as a second lieutenant. He is the Editor in Chief of the Gold Star Journal and a member of the Summerall Guards.

Grant Miller is currently serving as the Second Battalion Sergeant Major. He is the rising Chair for Programming & Public Affairs of ODK and will be the Fifth Battalion Executive Officer next year. He is from Palmetto Battery and is majoring in English and Spanish as part of the Honors Program. He plans on commissioning into the United States Army as a second lieutenant and hopes to receive an educational delay to attend law school. Grant also aspires to receives a Fulbright Scholarship for Master's study. He is the Executive Vice President of the Citadel Republican Society, President of the Inn of Court, an Editor of the Gold Star Journal, and is the Editor-in-Chief of The Shako Literary Magazine.

Robert Wiegand is currently serving as the Third Battalion Supply Sergeant. He is the rising Chair for Member Selection of ODK and will be the Third Battalion Executive Officer next year. He is from Mike Company and is majoring in Civil and Environmental Engineering. He plans on commissioning into the United States Army as a second lieutenant and hopes to pursue a career as an Infantry Officer. He is the President of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Co-Captain of the Civil Engineering Concrete Canoe Team, a member of Tau Beta Pi and Phi Kappa Phi, and will serve as the Cadet Commander in charge of The Citadel's Army ROTC Unit in the Fall.

 

ODK Charter Members

Mark A. Bebensee

Anne M. Beddingfield

Constance L. Book

John S. Clark

Thomas S. Clark III

Stephen P. Clifford

Joseph K. Cook

John D. Cordes

G. Dillon Graham

Paige L. Herbst

Kevin M. MacDonald

Grant N. Miller Villacrés

Eugene F. Paluso

John W. Rosa

David M. Salter

Robert C. Wiegand, Jr.

Gregory N. Williamson

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