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Society Board elections

This year, we’re opening the election of the board to all society members, and not just those attending the annual meeting during the Hall of Fame events. Four nominees are up for a three-year term ending in March 2022. Ken Maykowski (incumbent since 1987) Cal Taylor (incumbent since 2016) John Stahl ’90 (Sr. AD Advisor…

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…

2014 Summer Semester Commissioning

On Aug. 10, the Army welcomed two new 2nd Lieutenants into its ranks. Lt. Col. Jim Bunyak swore in Brendan Joyce and Eric Waller at Converse Hall. 2nd Lt. Brendan Joyce graduated with a BA in International Studies. He is from Manfield, Ohio and has branched Infantry with a reserve appointment. While in ROTC, he…

2014-2015 Young Alumni Academy

Applications for the 2014-2015 Young Alumni Academy are live! Young Alumni Academy (YAA) is a leadership development program for Young Alumni (defined as 40 and under) of The Ohio State University living in Central Ohio interested in personal and professional growth. YAA is a 10 month program with one class every month focused on a…

Job Opening at OSUAA

OSUAA is posting a Digital Engagement Specialist role from June 7-22. Below is an overview of the role and the corresponding job opening number. Additional details about this role will be available within the posting. Working Title: Digital Engagement Specialist OSU Title: Web Communications Specialist Job Opening #: 382501 Job Summary: The Digital Engagement Specialist…

ROTC News From Around the Country

Army ROTC 5K benefits Honor Flight Chapter KCBD-TV It was an early Saturday morning for several runners on the South Plains, as the second annual Texas Tech University Army ROTC 5K kicked off. TCU 360 Army ROTC recognizes departing seniors and faculty during Military Ball TCU 360 TCU Army ROTC gave cadets a chance to honor those leaving the program during its 63rd…

Upcoming Events

May 12 3:00pm

Virtual Event – History of ROTC at The Ohio State University

Join us for a panel discussion on how the national Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) was modeled after the "Ohio Plan" in the 1916 National…