U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Colleen Pramenko and U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Abby Houghtling were selected as the Hokie Heroes for Saturday's football game against Wofford. 

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. 

Pramenko graduated from the Corps of Cadets in 2019 and earned her degree in meteorology from the College of Natural Resources and Environment in 2020. She is a member of the 407th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron, serving as the weather flight commander. 

A 2019 corps graduate, Houghtling is serving as the vehicle management and fuels flight commander for the 389th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron. She earned her degree in psychology from the College of Science in 2019. 

Pramenko and Houghtling were roommates during their senior year in the corps and are rooming together again while stationed at Ali Al Salem Air Base in Kuwait in support of Operation Spartan Shield and Operation Inherent Resolve.  

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