Flying the ‘Husky Flag’ in Far Away Kosovo

These members of Husky Nation show their pride in UConn while serving in Kosovo. (Photo courtesy of Krista Yaglowski)
These members of UConn Nation show their pride in UConn while serving in Kosovo. (Photo courtesy of Krista Yaglowski)

UConn has reason to be proud of everyone associated with the University who has served in the armed forces through the years. This group with UConn connections is currently serving in Kosovo where they proudly display the Husky banner. To them and to all who are currently serving at home and abroad, we say ‘Thanks for your service.’

(L to R) CAPT Chris Barker is a graduate of Norwich University, but he was a Senior Military Science Instructor at UConn from May 2012 to July 2014, preparing future officers for the US Army. (And since he considers himself a ‘Husky at heart’ he was welcomed in the photo.)

Others pictured include 1st LT. Brian Cole’ 07 (CLAS), MAJ. Stephan Nowakowski, ’98 (CLAS), 1st LT. Krista Yaglowsli, ’09 (BUS), CAPT. Christopher Gibb ’11 (BUS), CAPT. Matthew Marcella ’08 (CLAS), and LT COL. Jeffrey LaPierre, ’96 (CLAS)