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Edwin S. Wright – Class of 1944

2019-04-24T20:27:37-05:00

Personal Data Edwin S. Wright, USN (Ret) Tulane Naval ROTC Class of 1944 BS Civil Engineering, Southern Methodist University Commissioned February 1944 at 20 years old. Historical Events World War II, Pacific Theater Korean War Assignments / Engagements Amphibious training in Norfolk, Virginia Invasion at Mindoro. Invasion at Okinawa Gunnery Officer on LST 578 Skipper of LCI 446 Skipper of LST 666 Leyte Gulf Operation He was recalled in 1950 for two years of duty during the Korean War. Eight years active duty, Twenty-six years Naval reserve, retired 1976. Other Notable Content Witnessed the USS Mt. Hood blow up [...]

Edwin S. Wright – Class of 19442019-04-24T20:27:37-05:00

James W. Stevenson, JR – Class of 1976

2019-04-24T20:38:03-05:00

Personal Data James W. Stevenson, JR, RADM USN (Ret) Tulane Naval ROTC Class of 1976 BA in Political Science from Tulane University, 1976 MS in Information Systems, Naval Post Graduate School Commissioned May 1976 Historical Events Cold War End of Cold War Desert Storm Assignments / Engagements His sea service tours include: Electronic Material and Warfare Officer, Anti-Submarine Warfare Officer and First Lieutenant of the guided missile frigate USS Richard L. Page (FFG 5) home ported in Norfolk, Virginia Combat Systems Officer and Engineer Officer in the guided missile frigate USS Aubrey Fitch (FFG 34) home-ported in Mayport, Florida [...]

James W. Stevenson, JR – Class of 19762019-04-24T20:38:03-05:00

Conrad Meyer III – Class of 1942

2019-04-24T20:43:03-05:00

Personal Data Conrad Meyer III, USN Tulane Naval ROTC Class of 1942 Commissioned June 1942 Louisiana Native Historical Events World War II, Pacific Theater Assignments / Engagements Commissioned upon graduation in June 1942. Served aboard USS Monssen (DD 436) as a gunnery officer. During Mr. Meyer's service aboard Monssen, and within months following his commissioning, the Monssen was operating in the Pacific Theater, spending 3 months in the area of Guadalcanal and Tulagi, supporting the US Navy's giant amphibious landing.  During its course, in the Battle of Savo Island, three US heavy cruisers and one allied cruiser were lost. [...]

Conrad Meyer III – Class of 19422019-04-24T20:43:03-05:00

James L. Mcconnell – Class of 1944

2019-03-03T18:49:04-05:00

Personal DataJames L. Mcconnell, USNTulane Naval ROTC Class of 1944BS in Geology from Tulane University, 1948Commissioned 1942Historical EventsWorld War IIAssignments / EngagementsAtlantic Theater:Was assigned to a ship in the north Atlantic whose mission was mine sweeping but was there for only two months.Went to Miami anti-sub school to learn how to use sonar for two months.Then was moved to Key West to instruct other officers on submarine warfare if the attack came to the States.Next he was stationed to Columbia University to teach Midshipmen about Navigation for a year and did not enjoy it.Pacific Theater:He tried to apply for submarine [...]

James L. Mcconnell – Class of 19442019-03-03T18:49:04-05:00

Spalding Kenan Manson, JR – Class of 1942

2019-03-03T18:51:06-05:00

Personal Data Spalding Kenan Manson, JR, LT, USN Tulane Naval ROTC Class of 1942 BS Civil Engineering Commissioned 1942 Historical Events World War II, Atlantic and Pacific Theaters Assignments / Engagements Atlantic Theater: USS TEXAS, BB 35, gunnery junior officer in turret #1. Escort convoys to Freetown, Sierra Leone and Prestwick, Scotland. Assigned to admiral's staff (Commander Battleships Atlantic Fleet - COMBATLANT) as a decoder – Admiral’s staff embarked in USS TEXAS; Escort convoy to Casablanca to reinforce Gen. George Patton;  First amphibious invasion. Transfer with admiral's staff to USS SOUTH DAKOTA, BB 57; Deploy with British Fleet, to [...]

Spalding Kenan Manson, JR – Class of 19422019-03-03T18:51:06-05:00

Noah H. Long, JR – Class of 1965

2019-03-03T18:52:06-05:00

Personal Data Noah H. Long, JR, RDML USN (Ret) Tulane Naval ROTC Class of 1965 BS Civil Engineering Commissioned May 1965 Historical Events Vietnam War Desert Storm/Desert Shield Assignments / Engagements RADM Long received a NROTC scholarship and attended Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. He studied civil engineering with studies emphasizing structural design. He received his degree as a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 1965. In college he continued to be an active leader. He was in Delta Tau Delta social fraternity where he was elected as his pledge class President and later served as the [...]

Noah H. Long, JR – Class of 19652019-03-03T18:52:06-05:00

Thomas G. Lilly – Class of 1955

2019-02-10T22:07:24-05:00

Personal Data Thomas G. Lilly, RADM USN (Ret) Tulane Naval ROTC Class of 1955 BS Business, Tulane University LL.B. degree in 1960, University of MS J.D. degree in 1968, University of MS Commissioned May 1955 Historical Events Cold War Assignments / Engagements After receiving his commission, RADM Lilly attended the Navy Supply Corps School, Athens, GA. Upon graduation, he served as Supply & Disbursing Officer of the USS Betelgeuse (AK-260), an attack cargo ship attached to COMSERVLANT, which was used primarily to provide support to the Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean. He then served as Disbursing Officer & Assistant [...]

Thomas G. Lilly – Class of 19552019-02-10T22:07:24-05:00

Allen B. Koltun – Class of 1943

2019-02-10T22:07:37-05:00

Personal Data Allen B. Koltun, USN Tulane Naval ROTC Class of 1943 BA Business Commissioned October 1943 Louisiana Native Historical Events WW II Assignments / Engagements Pacific Ocean Convoy Was assigned to the USS SC-1028 (Submarine Chaser, SC-497 Class) but didn't find it until 60 days later 10 days sailing to Pearl Harbor from San Francisco 09FEB1944, Transferred to a cargo vessel and was put in charge of Landing craft for tanks Naval Civil Engineering Group (Seabees), Large troop transport headed to Kwajelein Found SC-102 late March 1944 On board SC-1028 3rd in command- Navigation Assigned as XO Promoted [...]

Allen B. Koltun – Class of 19432019-02-10T22:07:37-05:00

Gregory W. Kahn – Class of 1966

2019-02-10T22:07:53-05:00

Personal Data Gregory W. Kahn, LCDR USN (Ret) Tulane Naval ROTC Class of 1966 BA Political Science Commissioned May 1966 Louisiana Native Historical Events Korean War Assignments / Engagements Initial Schools ( Jun 1966 - Jul 1966) CIC at Point Lorna Amphibious Warfare at Coronado - Mexican Invasion Journey to USS Tortuga (LSD 26 ) (Jul1966) Travis Air Force Base - vaccinations Clark AFB to Subic NS harrowing bus ride AP A across South China Sea - typhoon Ora LST Floyd County USS Tortuga (Ju11966 - Jun 1968) Built 1945, Pacific Duty, Extensive Korean War Service 450 Ft. Length, [...]

Gregory W. Kahn – Class of 19662019-02-10T22:07:53-05:00

Ernest P. Johnson, JR

2018-09-18T17:37:49-05:00

Personal Data Ernest P. Johnson, JR, CAPT USN (Ret) Tulane Naval ROTC Class of 1942 Commissioned 1942 Louisiana Native Historical Events WW II Assignments / Engagements Started active duty in 1942  on the USS Portland along with two other Tulane midshipmen. November 1944 promoted to Lt Junior Grade, was a division officer then an assistant gunnery officer, and later sent to support the 24th regiment in 1945 land invasion with marines. Battle of Salvo Island on 20 October 1945. Embarked on the USS Oakland anti air-craft vessel. Protected carrier enterprise from aerial attack during 5 engagements. On USS Portland [...]

Ernest P. Johnson, JR2018-09-18T17:37:49-05:00