U.S. Army Capt. William Chung '15 stands with an HH-60M Blackhawk.
U.S. Army Capt. William Chung '15

U.S. Army Capt. William Chung, a 2015 Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets alumnus who earned a degree in marketing management from the Pamplin College of Business and a minor in leadership studies from the Rice Center for Leader Development, was selected as the Hokie Hero for Saturday’s football game against Boston College.

The Hokie Hero program honors corps alumni who are deployed. Recipients are highlighted by Jon Laaser and Mike Burnop during their radio broadcast of Hokie football games, on the Corps of Cadets website, and in the Corps Review alumni magazine.

Chung is deployed to Afghanistan with the 1st Armored Division Combat Aviation Brigade in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. He is an aeromedical evacuation platoon leader and an HH-60M Blackhawk medevac pilot. His team directly provides air medical evacuation support to multiple special forces, government agencies, and coalition partners.

Written by Shay Barnhart