U.S. Air Force Maj. Kyle Hooper, a 2013 Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets alumnus who earned his degree in business from the Pamplin College of Business, was selected as the Hokie Hero for Saturday’s football game against Old Dominion University.

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. 

Hooper is the director for operations with the 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron in Kuwait, where he has been deployed since May. During his time in the corps, he was a member of Kilo Company and served as the 3rd Battalion executive officer his senior year.  

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