Aug 102018

Pictured are Colonel Robert B  James US Army retired and president Angelica Senn . The additional picture show Mrs James pinning  Colonel James with a US Veteran  pin.  Colonel James began his career in 1968 as a six grade teacher in Marion Ohio he served as building principal from 1970 to 1981 he was called into active duty from the Ohio National Guard. He served in various functions of command including the reserve component advisor to the commander and general staff college at Fort Leavenworth Kansas assistant executive officer to the director of Army National Guard and executive officer to assistant secretary of the Army for manpower and reserve affairs his military career comment as a director of international affairs and chief foreign liaison for the National Guard of the United States upon retirement in 2000 and after 31 years of  service Col. James was selected as a civilian Director of the office of professional education and development for the National Guard he has received many distinguished service metals the difference service medal Legion America with Oak leaf clusters and the recipient of the Legion of honor from the kingdom of Norway he owes the owner rank of brigadier from the West Virginia National Guard he is currently a vice president and director of programs that George Marshall foundation in Lexington Virginia he currently serves as Mary Murray northern distinguished professor in the international studies and professional sciences at the Virginia Military Institute specializing in foreign-policy and political  process. He hold a Master’s degree from Bowling Green  in Educational Administration.  Colonel James walked the Chicora Rotary members through political cartoons from Leonardo Da Vinci through Hillary, Obama, and Trump.   The presentation was well received and the Chicora Rotary club would  certainly welcome back this speaker.

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