Gen. Robert Cone to Visit The University of Texas at Austin

Sept. 21, 2011

For Planning Purposes Only

EVENT: U.S. Army (4-star) Gen. Robert Cone, a University of Texas at Austin graduate, will visit campus to meet with Army ROTC cadets, Army Fellows and selected university officials.

WHEN: Friday, Sept. 23, 9:15 – 10:30 a.m. Excellent visuals. Media are invited.

WHERE: George I. Sánchez Building (SZB), Room 238, The University of Texas at Austin

BACKGROUND: Gen. Robert Cone received a master's degree in sociology from The University of Texas at Austin and went on to become the highest ranking university alumnus in U.S. Army history. He was commander at Fort Hood from 2009 until 2011 and is currently Commanding General of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command. Cone will be returning to campus to meet with ROTC cadets and leaders and university officials.

For more information, contact: Gary Susswein, Office of the President, 512-471-4945; Lt. Col. Joseph Kopser, Texas Army ROTC, 512-471-5639.