U.S. Army 1st Lt. Zachery Young and 1st Lt. Eryn Wolfe were selected as the Hokie Heroes 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.

Young graduated from the Corps of Cadets in 2021 and earned his degree in building construction, today part of the College of Engineering. Deployed to Germany in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, Young is a CH-47F pilot and platoon leader in the 3rd Infantry Division.

A 2020 corps graduate, Wolfe earned her degree in natural resources conservation from the College of Natural Resources and Environment. She is also deployed in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve in Germany, serving as a UH-60M pilot and executive officer for a maintenance company in the 3rd Infantry Division.

Wolfe and Young worked together closely as cadets in the corps. During her senior year, Wolfe was the regimental commander while Young served as her regimental sergeant major in his junior year.

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