The School of Law’s newest clinical program, the Veterans Clinic, recently hosted a visit by Command Sergeant Major Christopher Greca, the highest ranking non-commissioned officer in the United States Army Forces Command (FORSCOM). In his lecture, Greca will discuss many different aspects of military service and character development of service members.
We were honored to have Command Sgt. Maj. Greca serve as the inaugural speaker for the Veterans Clinic,” said Prof. Angela Drake, director of the Veterans Clinic. “Command Sgt. Maj. Greca is responsible for training, supporting and mobilizing 800,000 soldiers and we were excited to hear his remarks about service and character development.
CSM Greca, a 28-year veteran who has served multiple combat tours in Iraq and multiple combat tours in Afghanistan, is a Ranger, master parachutist and wears the Combat Infantryman’s Badge. Among his numerous awards are the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal and the Purple Heart.
FORSCOM is responsible for preparing conventional forces to provide a sustained flow of trained and ready land power to combatant commanders in defense of the nation at home and abroad. FORSCOM’s ranks include three active-duty corps, nine active-duty divisions and the U.S. Army Reserve Command.
The Veterans Clinic at the School of Law helps veterans and their families secure Veterans Affairs disability benefits. Mizzou Law students are supervised by experienced attorneys throughout the process and have the opportunity to work in a law firm atmosphere within the law school serving real client needs.