RECENT NEWS: Our sympathy is extended to the family of 1LT William Blake Pickel, Class of 2017, who passed away on Sunday, 1 September 2019 while participating in training at Fort Rucker, Alabama. His memorial service will be Thursday, 12 September 2019, 12:00 noon at the Ralph Buckner Funeral Home in Cleveland, Tennessee. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon prior to the service. The interment will be 2:00 p.m., 12 September at the Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors.
Greetings Military Science Alumni Chapter(MSAC)....Update as of April 2019
Upcoming MSAC and MS Department Events:
- The 2019 MSAC Annual Membership Meeting will be held on November 16, 2019 at Forrest Hall. Meeting time is TBD.
- This meeting will be held in conjunction with MTSU's Salute to Veterans and Armed Forces Day and football game.
- Elections of a NEW MSAC President and Vice President will be conducted at November's meeting. If interested, let us know.
Military Science Department Activities and Support Activities:
- The MS Department's Annual Spring Awards Ceremony was April 16, 2019. As MSAC President, I presented the Alumni Chapter's awards: MSAC MS IV Peer Award, the General Officer's Officer Saber to the Cadet Battalion Commander (School year 2019-20) and three ROTC Alumni Scholarships.
- The MS Department's Commissioning Ceremony is May 3, 2019 at the Veteran's Memorial Site, in front of the Tom Jackson Building. Total of Nineteen commissionees: 7 Active Duty and 12 Reserve Duty.
MTSU ROTC Alumni Links & Information:
- Keep your email up-to-date: Any changes or updates let Nancy Garner know at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, if you are on active duty, email Nancy and give her your branch, duty status and duty location. We're working on the mentorship program and our records in general. Thanks!!
- Blue Raider Battalion's Facebook: Check out the Blue Raider Battalion's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/blue.battalion. We're looking into a specific Facebook page for the MSAC.
- Online Gifts: Click the below link to make a gift online for the: MSAC Capstone Account; ROTC Alumni Scholarship; or the Alumni General Officer Award Fund (General Officers only): https://securelb.imodules.com/s/1092/development/index.aspx?sid=1092&gid=1&pgid=978&cid=2264
- Hall of Fame Nomination/Selection: For Nomination forms go to: http://www.mtsu.edu/edu/arotc1/alumni/index.php