Welcome Home for Quincy Springs IV ’02

Quincy Springs (from WDBJ)

Quincy Springs (from WDBJ)

WDBJ-TV, Roanoke’s CBS affiliate, had a heartwarming feature about the homecoming of a Washington and Lee alumnus Quincy Springs after eight years serving in the military, including this last year in Afghanistan. As the story details, Quincy, a captain in the U.S. Army, was married a year ago just prior to his last deployment when he was involved with eradicating poppy from Afghanistan. As Quincy told the WDBJ reporter, “There are a lot of scars [in Afghanistan], not only in the country but also in the people.” Quincy majored in philosophy at W&L and was president of the Interfraternity Council in his senior year. You can watch the video below:

3 Responses to “Welcome Home for Quincy Springs IV ’02”


  1. 1 Burr September 2, 2009 at 10:06 am

    Welcome home Q! The embodiment of a gentleman, a citizen/soldier and a hero. May you continue to spread success with every step of your life.

  2. 2 Eric Owsley August 31, 2009 at 2:24 pm

    Welcome home, Quincy. For those that don’t know him, know that there is no better person to call a fellow alumnus than Quincy Springs.

    • 3 Beverly Lorig September 1, 2009 at 11:16 am

      Quincy, it is so great to see your smiling face! I thank you and all of your “military family” for your dedication to our country. Where would we be without brave soliders and sailors?


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