Distinguished Alumnus 1995
Brig. Gen. Bill Bilo


Brig. Gen. Bill Bilo, Alexandria, Virginia, was born in Washington, D.C. in 1944, received a B.A. in history at Cameron in 1973 and a masters in public and business administration from Southeastern University in Washington, D.C. In 1964, he enlisted in the army where he served active duty until 1972. Since then, he has held many command and staff positions with the Oklahoma, Virginia and Maryland Army National Guard. He is now the deputy director of the Army National Guard in Washington, D.C., and is a consultant to DICO, Inc., a residential construction company. His numerous decorations include the Legion of Merit with one bronze oak leaf cluster, Bronze Star Medal with three bronze oak leaf clusters and "V" device, Meritorious Service Medal with one bronze oak cluster, Army Commendation Medal with four oak leaf clusters and "V" device, and Vietnam Service Medal with two bronze service stars. He served as military coordinator for the construction and dedication of the Vietnam War Memorial and the Korean War Memorial in Baltimore, Md. The "We Care to Program", which he established in the Baltimore City High Schools, placing military officers as mentors in every high school in Baltimore, received a citation from the mayor of Baltimore.