UNH Alums Inducted into the ROTC Hall of Fame

UNH Alums Inducted into the ROTC Hall of Fame

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Three UNH alums were inducted into the ROTC Hall of Fame during Veteran's Day services held on campus Friday, Nov. 14.

Veterans, along with their family and friends, gathered in the Granite State Room for the ceremony where inductions for those receiving a spot in the ROTC Hall of Fame were given by Brig. Gen. John Dailey.

Inductees included:

Lt. Gen. Peter M. Vangjel '77, commissioned as a second lieutenant in field artillery following graduation as a Distinguished Military Graduate from UNH ROTC in 1977. He served in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm and earned, among other awards, the Distinguished Service Medal, the Legion of Merit, he Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge, and the Bronze Star.

Brig. Gen. John G. Pappas '66, commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Army Corps of Engineers. Pappas served in Vietnam and was awarded the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with Silver Star, and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign with Device.

1st Lt. William Y. Doran '62 , commissioned at second lieutenant upon graduation in 1962. He served in Vietnam and, upon discharge from the Army, became a special agent of the Federal Bureau in 1966.