Stories of Impact

At 24, Barker Squire ’10 Was in Charge of 100 Marines at a Remote Outpost in Afghanistan – VMI Gave Him the Confidence to Succeed

Barker Squire ’10

2 minutes, 16 seconds

Barker Squire ’10 said he had to learn how to run “a small city” in Afghanistan that was 30 miles from the nearest friendly base. He reflects on that time, how VMI helped him succeed and why giving back as young alumni is so important to him and the Institute.