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Alumni Spotlight – John Wemlinger

Editor’s Note: From time to time, we feature alumni who are excelling in their chosen field. If you know an alum who we should feature, contact us. John V. Wemlinger, Author John V. Wemlinger is a soldier and an author. He grew up in Columbus and knew early on (often hearing it from his parents)…

Society inducts 2016 Hall of Fame class

On March 10, 2016, the Ohio State Army ROTC Alumni Society welcomed three more members into its Hall of Fame. World War II Veteran Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Charles Jones (awarded posthumously), Col. (Ret.) Don Fisher and Jeff Barnes were inducted on March 10 at the Fawcett Center on the campus of The Ohio State University. About…

PMS&L October 2015 Update

The Buckeye Battalion continues to lead the way in the brigade and across the country. As alumni, we couldn’t be more proud. Below is an update from Professor of Military Science and Leadership, Lt. Col. Jim Bunyak: Army ROTC Buckeye Alumni, Another busy month. I hope everyone had a great homecoming. Cadets and I took…

2015 Spring Commissioning

The morning of Sunday, May 10, ushered in 27 new 2nd lieutenants into the United States Army through Ohio State’s Army ROTC Program. Maj. Gen. Jefforey Smith, Deputy Commanding General of the XVIII Airborne Corps and Ohio State Alumni, swore in the new officers as part of a ceremony at the Fawcett Center on Ohio…

Society welcomes new Hall of Fame Inductees

On March 12, the Ohio State University Army ROTC Alumni Society will induct four new members as the 2015 Hall of Fame class. These four have served both their country and Ohio State with distinction. Don Hulslander, the president of the Army ROTC Alumni Society said, “We are proud to recognize the accomplishments and contributions…

Ohio State alumni and cadets attend Hockey Night

On Saturday, March 7, the Ohio State University Alumni Association hosted its annual Hockey Night with food and fun before the Ohio State Men’s Hockey team took to the ice versus Minnesota. Ohio State came away with a 5-2 win, posting 3 goals in the third period to blow the game wide open. Before all…

Ohio State Army ROTC Commissions 6 New Officers

On a brisk Sunday morning, Ohio State Army ROTC commissioned six new second lieutenants to the ranks of the United States Army. Lt. Col. Jim Bunyak, the Professor of Military Science and Leadership presided over the ceremony. Dr. Michael Drake, the president of  The Ohio State University addressed the cadets before turning over the microphone…

Army ROTC Cadets Post Colors at Nationwide Insurance Veterans Day Event

On Tuesday, Nov. 11, five cadets participated in the Nationwide Insurance Veterans Day program in downtown Columbus. Joined by Professor of Military Science and Leadership, Lt. Col. Jim Bunyak, the cadets posted the colors and then listened to the keynote speaker, Command Sgt. Maj. Philip Johndrow, discuss leadership and mentorship. Johndrow is the former command…

Oct. 2014 – Alumni Update from Lt. Col. Bunyak – PMS&L

Army ROTC Buckeye Alumni, The semester is flying by, but it has been a very productive month! The football team has graciously helped our cadets with their pushups by scoring 172 points in the three home games since my last update.  The team looks great! A big thank you to all who attended the Homecoming…