U.S. Navy Cmdr. Kevin Taylor, a 2005 Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets alumnus who earned his degree in geography from the College of Natural Resources and Environment, was selected as the Hokie Hero for Saturday’s football game against Louisville. 

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. 

Taylor is the executive officer for the USS Robert Smalls. He is forward deployed with 7th fleet in the East China Sea, where his mission includes helping to preserve a free and open Indo-Pacific region. 

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