Elizabeth City State University Chancellor Willie J. Gilchrist, left, and Lt. Col.
Joshua Jones, Professor of Military Science at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical
University , right, congratulate Lt. Col. Troy Barnes on his recent promotion. Barnes,
formerly Major Barnes, is the commanding officer for the ROTC at ECSU. Barnes has
been in the U. S. Army for 17 years. He oversees a program of 57 cadets.