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Troy E. Burrow
Troy E. Burrow


Colonel (Ret.) Troy E. Burrow

Col. (Ret.) Troy E. Burrow earned a bachelor’s degree and his commission as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army at Henderson State University in Arkansas. Nine years later, he was awarded a master’s degree in Environmental Health from East Tennessee State University.

A dual-rated senior aviator, he counts 1,500 combat hours among his accomplishments and served two tours in Vietnam.

Among his other assignments, Burrow was Commander of the U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory in Alaska, and he retired in 1993 as Special Assistant to the Commanding General at the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence in Fort Rucker, Alabama.

From 1985-88, Burrow returned to ETSU as Commander of the Buccaneer Battalion, and after his retirement, served as a faculty member in the Department of Environmental Health.

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