B-CU Honors Military Leaders during Memorial Day Ceremony
Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army, Allie Braswell Jr. Speaks at B-CU
B-CU’s Department of Military Affairs/Services conducted a Memorial Day Ceremony in remembrance of those who served and gave the ultimate sacrifice while also paying homage to those who have served or are currently serving. Mr. Allie Braswell, Jr., Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army served as the guest speaker for the occasion. Mr. Braswell served more than 12 years in the U.S. Marine Corps in various roles, culminating as a Cryptologic Linguist and Cryptanalyst in support of national operations while assigned to the National Security Agency. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology from American InterContinental University. Later, obtaining an MBA and MA in Human Resources Management Programs from Webster University.
Throughout the course of his service, Mr. Braswell has received the Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with Gold Star, Southwest Asia Service Medal with Bronze Star, Humanitarian Service Award with Bronze Star, and various unit awards. He was also selected as a 2015 Veteran of Influence honoree by the Orlando Business Journal for community service to the Central Florida region. Currently, Mr. Braswell is the Program Manager for Egis Projects, Inc. and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Central Florida Expressway Authority’s EPASS and Violations Enforcement Project. Furthermore, he is also the founder and managing director of the Braswell Management Group, LLC.
The Memorial ceremony concluded with the history of Memorial Day presented by the Student Veteran Association Vice-President, Mr. Aljen Bryant, a junior majoring in psychology and closing remarks from leadership.
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