Afghanistan Veteran to Speak at R-MA

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Friday, November 30, 2012

Front Royal, VA— On Thursday, December 6th, Major Amy Gray, U.S. Army Reserves, will speak to the students of Randolph-Macon Academy about her experiences in Afghanistan.  Gray served 15 months at Daghram Air Base in Afghanistan as an Occupational Therapist as part of her Army Reserve Duties, treating wounded warriors who had suffered various forms of traumatic brain injuries.  

“Major Gray gave a very powerful presentation to my Rotary club a few months ago,” said Michael Williams, Randolph-Macon Academy’s Director of Student Life.  “I’m excited that she agreed to come share her story with our students.”
Members of the community are also invited to attend this free event, which will be held in Boggs Chapel on the R-MA campus at 2:00 pm.
Randolph-Macon Academy (R-MA), founded in 1892, is a college-preparatory, coeducational day and boarding school for students in grades 6 through 12.  Students in grades 9-12 participate in R-MA’s 91st Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) and have the option to participate in a unique flight program. R-MA is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and is located in Front Royal, VA.

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