Western Wayne Pride – 2nd Lieutenant Kyle Eric Coons

Kyle attended the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) for 4 years, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. While at VMI, he marched in President Trumps Inauguration Parade in Washington DC along with the Governor of Virginia’s inaugural parade in Richmond, VA. He presented the colors at Martinsville Speedway for a NASCAR race and was part of a committee within the corps of cadets named the RDC. The RDC helps freshmen get accustomed to the VMI system.

Kyle got started with a 4 year Army ROTC scholarship. Last summer, he attended Advance Camp at Fort Knox Kentucky along with an additional assignment in Fort Hood Texas.
He commissioned as a Field Artillery 2nd Lieutenant and will be attending Field Artillery BOLC (Basic Officer Leadership Course) in Fort Sill Oklahoma starting this September. His first duty station will be in Fort Drum New York with the 10th Mountain Division.

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