Alum Gen. Flora Darpino '83 talks about Gettysburg College in the Washington Post

The Washington Post published a feature on alum Gen. Flora Darpino ('83) after her promotion to the Army's judge advocate general position. This is the highest uniformed legal position in the army and Darpino is the first woman to hold this post.

The article mentions how she met her husband at Gettysburg College.

From the Washington Post:

But it was her husband, Christopher O’Brien, she followed into the Army 26 years ago. They met in the basement of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity house at Gettysburg College, O’Brien recalls. By their junior year, they were a couple, and after law school they married. O’Brien was an ROTC student and owed the Army a four-year commitment. Darpino decided to join the Army JAG Corps.

“I thought if I could do three years of law school, I could do three years in the Army,” she says.


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