In command


1st Lt. Emily Bessler ’14, a platoon leader with the 82nd Division Artillery, talks about the M777 howitzer.

Photo: Andrew Carft, The Fayetteville Observer

Emily Bessler’s ’14 parents like to tell their daughter that as a student at William & Mary, she squeezed more into 24 hours than they thought possible. While at W&M, Bessler was involved with everything from service activities to music to student government. She also was a member of the ROTC Program, and went on to become the first female platoon in her battalion.

Read more in the spring 2016 issue of the W&M Alumni Magazine.