Veterans Day Spotlight

MAJ Jon Hoekzema

MAJ Jon Hoekzema is a graduate from the College of Justice and Safety, Born in Princeton, NJ, MAJ Hoekzema chose EKU for our outstanding Fire & Safety program; He graduated and Commissioned as an Active Duty Ordnance Officer in 2009 with follow on training as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Officer at Eglin Air Force Base. While on Active Duty, MAJ Hoekzema deployed to Afghanistan in support of the Global War on Terror. He has since transitioned to the KY Army National Guard where he continues to serve his country; State and his Alma Mater as an Assistant Professor of Military Science here at EKU. His decorations include the Army Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, Senior Explosive Ordnance Disposal Badge, Combat Action Badge, Kentucky Distinguished Service Medal, and the Bronze Star.

Published on November 11, 2022