Hometown Hero: Dave Trost returns to finish college degree more than 40 years after Vietnam
Dave Trost ’10 (Interdisciplinary Studies) was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1967.
“Right before Christmas along with all of the Christmas cards, I got a letter that said, ‘Greetings,’ and it wasn’t season’s greetings,” Trost said.
At 19 years old, he had a year of college under his belt and a wife with a baby on the way.
Trost was led down another path too; Back to the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay to finish his degree after more than 40 years.