U.S. Army 1st Lt. Meredith Oakes Moughan, a 2020 Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets alumna who earned degrees in international policy and Russian from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, was selected as the Hokie Hero for Saturday’s football game against Boston College.

The Hokie Hero program honors corps alumni who are deployed. Recipients are highlighted by Bill Roth and Mike Burnop during their radio broadcast of Hokie football games, on the Corps of Cadets website, and in the Corps Review alumni magazine.

Moughan is an unmanned aerial systems platoon leader stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. She is currently deployed to an undisclosed location in the Middle East as part of Operation Inherent Resolve.

As a cadet, Moughan was a member of Charlie Company and served as the regimental executive officer during her senior year.

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