An Air Force Reserve crew that includes seven graduates of The Citadel will conduct a C-17 flyover of the Bulldogs’ homecoming game Saturday.
The Military Classic of the South game is against the Virginia Military Institute Keydets.
The 701st Airlift Squadron flight crew will perform the flyover of Johnson Hagood Stadium in a C-17 Globemaster III from Charleston Air Force Base.
The aircrew includes 315th Airlift Wing Commander Col. Gregory Gilmour, Class of 1986; Lt. Col. Keith Moore, Class of ‘86; Lt. Col. Ronnie Schier, Class of ‘98; Maj. Trey Hamilton, Class of ‘96; Capt. John R. Williams, Class of ‘04; Capt. Mike Murphy, Class of ‘06; and Capt. Ed Sutton, Class of ‘06.
The three loadmasters on the crew are current Citadel students in the veterans program. They are Staff Sgt. Stephen Adams, Staff Sgt. Alfonso Rogers and Staff Sgt. Lee Hiott.
The 2 p.m. gametime flyover is being conducted as part of a reserve air crew training mission, the Air Force said, along with its role of community relations, recruiting support and education.