Troy University alumnus Kris Breaux will deliver the commencement address for graduates at the University's Washington, DC Metro, Northern Virginia and Harrisburg, Penn., sites on May 21.
The ceremony, set for 10 a.m., will be held at the Ernst Community Cultural Center at the Northern Virginia Community College's Annandale Campus. Degrees will be awarded to 45 graduates.
Breaux, who earned a Master of Public Administration from TROY in 2007, serves as chief of staff for the Precision Tracking Space System Program Office of the Missile Defense Agency. An officer in the U.S. Air Force reserve since 2004, Breaux serves as legislative liaison for space and missile programs.
During his 10 years of active duty in the Air Force, Breaux served as an aircraft maintenance officer, Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Launch Officer and a Satellite Command and Control Officer. He also previously served as a political science instructor at Hawaii Pacific University.
Breaux earned his bachelor's degree in history from Louisiana Tech University.
Troy University, headquartered in Troy, Ala., operates four campuses in Alabama and some 60 locations in 15 U.S. states and 12 countries outside the United States and one U.S. territory.