Boston University News Release

28th October, 2011

Naval War College President To Speak at 29TH Annual Boston University Joint-Service ROTC Pass-in-Review

(Boston) ó Cadets from Boston Universityís Army, Navy and
Air Force ROTC programs will present colors to Rear Adm. John N. Christenson, president of the U.S. Naval War College, at the 29th annual BU Joint-Service Presidential Pass-in-Review ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011 starting at 10 a.m. at BUís Nickerson Field.

After being introduced by BU President Robert Brown, Christenson will be honored by an 11-gun howitzer salute by the Service Battery, 1st Battalion, 102nd Field Artillery Regiment, 42nd Infantry Division Artillery.

Approximately 140 ROTC cadets, who are in the military training program which dates to 1919 at BU, will march onto the field and pass the reviewing stand to the martial music of the Navy Band, Northeast, from Newport, R.I.

A reception will follow at the Francis D. Burke Club Room at BUís Agganis Arena.

Over his career, Christenson, who graduated first in his class from the Naval War College, was deployed eight times on seven ships and serving as a flag officer at the Surface Warfare Officers School in Newport, R.I., the Naval Mine and Anti-submarine Warfare Command in Texas, the U.S. Naval Academy, and the U.S. Marine Corps headquarters.

Event: 29th Annual Boston University ROTC Joint-Service Presidential Pass-in-Review

Date: Saturday, October 29, 2001

Time: 10 a.m.

Place: Boston University, Nickerson Field
(reception following at Francis D. Burke Club Room, Agganis Arena)

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