A Conversation With U.S. Army Veteran Kaller Roemer '23

November 11, 2021

On this Veterans Day, we share with you Kaller Roemer’s story. A U.S. Army veteran and member of Princeton’s Class of 2023, Kaller talks about his winding path to the armed forces, family support and how he focused in on Princeton. His interview marks our fourth episode of season two and our final one for the semester. We hope you are inspired by Kaller's story and others. Thanks for listening.

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About Kaller Roemer:

Kaller Roemer ’23 is president of both Princeton Student Veterans and the Ivy League Veterans Council. Before coming to Princeton, he served in the U.S. Army as an Infantryman with the 10th Mountain Division and deployed to Iraq as a Fire-Team Leader. He is studying Political Economy and Entrepreneurship and is involved with the Princeton Entrepreneurship Club and the Princeton Golf Club. Kaller is excited to continue to advocate for veteran representation in academia and provide resources for enlisted student-veterans entering their professional career. Kaller is interested in pursuing a career in business and finance and is supported by his wife, Jessica.

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