Four-star general returns to Ohio campus roots

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — A four-star general is returning to his Ohio alma mater to deliver the commencement address.

General Carter Ham will address graduates at John Carroll University near Cleveland Sunday afternoon. The Jesuit university will award Ham an honorary doctorate.

The school expects about 650 undergraduate and 200 graduate students to receive degrees.

Ham is a member of John Carroll’s Reserve Officers Training Corps Hall of Fame.

He most recently served as commander of the U.S. Africa Command. He will retire from the Army in June.

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