New Lieutenant Colonel Leads University ROTC Program
BY VALERIE ORLEANS
From Dateline (December 2, 2004)
|Lt. Col. William Howard, center, with a few
of his cadets, was recently assigned to duty as battalion commander
for the ROTC program at Cal State Fullerton. Prior to his arrival
this fall, he served 15 months in Iraq as a Blackhawk helicopter
After serving 15 months in Iraq, Lt. Col.
William K. Howard received new orders: Report to Southern California
to take on responsibility for the ROTC program at Cal State Fullerton.
As the battalion commander for the program, he reports not only
to the university, but the U.S. Army as well. Howard, who has a
master’s degree in information resource management, describes
some of the challenges and opportunities he sees for the ROTC program
at the university.