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#FaceofDefense: Sorority president earns @USMC commission.

#FaceofDefense: Sorority president earns @USMC commission.

From becoming president of the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University here, popularly known as Virginia Tech, to becoming the university’s recreational sports facilities supervisor, 22-year-old Elaine Lewis has always had a passion for leadership. Elaine Lewis, president of the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, was commissioned as a Marine Corps second lieutenant at the Virginia Tech War Memorial, May 13, 2017. Lewis, 22, from Stafford, Va., has always had a passion for leadership and followed her father and younger sister into the Corps. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Caitlin Brink Virginia Tech Gamma Phi Beta President earns title Marine Elaine Lewis, president of the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, was commissioned as a Marine Corps second lieutenant at the Virginia Tech War Memorial, ...

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