WVSU ROTC Hall of Fame inductee Major Kimberly Stevenson

WVSU ROTC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Set for Friday, Sept. 22

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Sept. 18, 2023
WVSU ROTC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Set for Friday, Sept. 22
INSTITUTE, W.Va. -- A former United States Army service member will be inducted into the West Virginia State University (WVSU) ROTC Hall of Fame on Friday, Sept. 22. The ceremony is scheduled for 11 a.m. in the James C. Wilson University Union, Room 135-136, with a reception to follow. 

WVSU’s ROTC Hall of Fame was created to recognize the accomplishments of its graduates who have excelled in their fields. This year’s inductee is retired U.S. Army Major Kimberly Stevenson. 
Stevenson is a 1988 graduate of West Virginia State University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration. While at WVSU, Stevenson served as the Student Government Association president and graduated from the ROTC program. She served honorably in the United States Army for more than 21 years before retiring. 
Stevenson is a graduate of the U.S. Army Adjutant Basic Course, Adjutant Officer Advanced Course, Combined Arms and Services Staff School, and the Army Command and Staff College. Throughout her career in the Army, Stevenson served in a variety of roles, both within the United States and overseas. Her previous assignments include duty at the Salt Lake City Military Entrance Processing Station, where she served as the adjutant and operations officer. Also in Salt Lake City, Stevenson served as the operations officer at the Army Reserve Center. She has also served internationally as a liaison and an operations officer for the Defense Intelligence Agency and with the State Department. With the knowledge Stevenson gained from her service, she was selected to serve as the Army branch chief and executive officer for DIA, and served at the Joint Forces, Joint Warfighting Command, and Standing Joint Force Headquarters as the Senior Personnel Officer. Internationally, Stevenson also served in Kuwait as the budget and personnel officer for Area Support Group-Kuwait, CENTCOM, and as the Program Integrator in the Army G8.
Stevenson’s awards and decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal (one oak leaf cluster,) Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, and Army Overseas Service Ribbon. She is now retired and works as a civil service senior manager for the Army G8 office at the Pentagon. 
The WVSU ROTC Hall of Fame was started in 1980. Since its beginning, more than 170 service members have been inducted. 

The ROTC Hall of Fame induction ceremony is taking place as part of Homecoming activities at WVSU. The induction ceremony is free and open to the public. 

or more information on WVSU Homecoming activities, including registration, visit https://connect.wvstateu.edu/homecoming23.

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