2/17: Military Ball

Skipper, the Corps of Cadets cannon, will be fired on the Drillfield at 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at the conclusion of this year’s Military Ball.

The ball is part of Military Weekend, which is particularly meaningful for the corps’ Class of 2018. These cadets will be honored first at the Senior Banquet and then later when all seniors are presented to the entire corps at the Military Ball in Commonwealth Ballroom of Squires Student Center.

After the ball, the corps will celebrate with the firing of Skipper and the playing of Silver Taps. Silver Taps is played by three buglers, one at the Pylons, one at the April 16th Memorial, and the final outside War Memorial Gym. All are welcome to observe.

For more information, contact Shay Barnhart, at 540-231-8721 or shaybar@vt.edu.