LSU Military Museum Grand Opening, LSU ROTC Change of Command

April 05, 2022

BATON ROUGE – LSU will pay tribute to its military heritage during two events on Thursday, April 7 – the grand opening of the William A. Brookshire LSU Military Museum in Memorial Tower and the LSU ROTC Change of Command and Joint ROTC Awards ceremonies. 

The grand opening will take place at 7 p.m. at the LSU War Memorial on the Parade Ground. Among those taking part in the program and the ribbon-cutting ceremony are Gov. John Bel Edwards, LSU President William F. Tate IV and American Legion National Vice Commander Cory Bates.

The ROTC events, part of the annual Presidents’ Day observance, begin at 3:15 p.m. at the LSU War Memorial. The LSU Corps of Cadets includes the Army and Air Force ROTC units at LSU and the Naval ROTC unit at Southern University.

The William A. Brookshire LSU Military Museum is made possible through the generous philanthropic support of many LSU alumni and friends, including leadership gifts by the Brookshire Foundation and family, Tiger Athletic Foundation, Art E. Favre, the Irene W. and C.B. Pennington Foundation, Laura and Buddy Leach, Susan and Richard A. Lipsey, Ann and Clarence P. Cazalot Jr., Frank W. Harrison Jr., Kathy and Roy O. Martin III, and Lillian and Jimmy Maurin.