Col. McKnight to discuss recent tour in Iraq tomorrow

February 8 2006

Colonel Mark McKnight, Indiana State University alumnus who has recently returned from commanding the 1st Brigade Combat Team for the Third Infantry Division in Tikrit, Iraq, will discuss his tour in-country as a combat commander, and expectations of junior officers in the U.S. Army.

Col. McKnight is one of only 44 brigade commanders of brigade combat teams, which are the fighting unit for the army today.

He will speak to ROTC cadets at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006 in the John T. Myers Technology Center, Technology, Room 105

Writer: Katie Spanuello, media relations assistant director, Indiana State University, (812) 237-3790 or



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