Al Ellis, right, and retired Col. Archie P. Davis are the 2013 inductees into the Military Science Hall of Honor. A UT Arlington Distinguished Alumnus, Ellis earned his bachelor’s degree in 1965. He served in the Dominican Republic and Vietnam before leaving the Army in 1969 to pursue a law career. He is “of counsel” with Sommerman & Quesada LLP in Dallas. Davis is a distinguished military graduate who received his bachelor’s degree in management in 1986 and was the first African-American to become Cadet Corps commander. He served during Operation Iraqi Freedom II and was deputy commander of the 1st Cavalry Division and commander of the 13th Financial Management Center, both at Fort Hood. He retired from the military in September 2012.