CVI honors the late Brigadier General Robert A. Cocroft (ret.) with special ceremony

August 4, 2022

Photo by Yvonne Kemp

On Thursday, July 21, 2022, Center for Veterans’ Issues (CVI) hosted a special ceremony to honor their late President and CEO Brigadier General Robert A. Cocroft (ret.) at 3400 West Wisconsin Ave. The ceremony was a dual event, for the CVI building was re-dedicated to honor Gen. Cocroft for all the work he had done for the CVI and their Veterans Resource Center, as well as recognizing his induction into the Officers Candidate School Hall of Fame. After the ceremony there was a tree dedication in front of the building and a butterfly release. The program ended with a tour of the building. The event was attended by family and friends including wife, Jacqueline Cocroft; daughter, Dianna Cocroft-Killins and her family; son, Robert H. Cocroft and his family; adopted daughter, Annette Miller; sister, Wanda Cocroft; and sister, Judy Cocroft. Sister Phyllis (Woodrow) Coleman was not able to attend.