Sgt. Charles “Robert” McNeil Honored at LSU Game
On all three of his deployments, Sgt. Charles “Robert” McNeil ’04 carried the University of Alabama flag into battle. At the regular season LSU game, he presented a flag to Dr. Robert Witt for his unwavering support of him and all of the men and women who have volunteered to serve our country.
The flag is inscribed with the words “Rolling in the tide wherever we fight.” Robert is stationed at camp LeJeune, North carolina, and is planning to enroll in the University of Alabama Distance Learning Program.
Robert attended the University of Alabama in 2004. In 2005, he enlisted in the Marine corps and finished basic training at Parris Island, South carolina. He deployed to Iraq with the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marines, in support of Iraqi Freedom in Fallujah, Iraq in 2007. Then in 2009, he deployed with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit to the coast of Somalia and the Indian Ocean. His latest deployment was in 2010 with the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marines, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom to Marjah, Afghanistan.
Robert has been awarded the Navy and Marine corps Achievement Medal with combat,
Distinguishing Device and Gold Star in lieu of Second Award, combat Action Ribbon with Gold
Star in lieu of Second Award, and Marine corps Good conduct Medal.
Brother McNeil joins the ranks of many Psi DKEs who have nobly served our country since our chapter’s founding.