Spc. Julius Blattner, a wheeled vehicle mechanic for 729th Basic Support Company, Maryland Army National Guard, was awarded the Command Sgt. Maj. Roger W. Haller Memorial Scholarship during a Cambridge Rotary Club meeting at the Cambridge Yacht Club in Cambridge, Md. Thursday, April 29, 2010.
The $5,000 scholarship will go towards Blattner’s tuition at the University of Baltimore School of Law where he maintains a 3.17 grade point average, top third of his class, while pursuing a juris doctor degree.
Haller was the command sergeant major of the 70th Regiment at Camp Fretterd Military Reservation in Reisterstown, Md. He was killed in Iraq Jan. 20, 2007. The Haller Family donates money in memory of Roger Haller to award Maryland Guardmember(s) a scholarship towards college tuition.
Audio comments (in order):
1. Command Sgt. Maj. Brian Sann, Maryland National Guard Senior Enlisted Leader
2. Spc. Julius Blattner
3. John Haller