1973 - 2015 Daniel Elwood "Danny" Ruhl, 42, died peacefully April 19, 2015 after a hard fought battle with brain cancer. Danny was born in Jackson, MS on February 16, 1973 to the late Elwood Mason Ruhl and Catherine Mooney Ruhl. Danny was the youngest of eight children; he was preceded in death by his brother, Kevin Ruhl of Madison, MS. Danny had a happy childhood in Jackson, attending St. Richard's Elementary school. He excelled at sports of all kinds and loved spending summers at Hanging Moss Swim Club. Danny attended high school at St. Joseph High [...]
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1961 - 2009 Bartholomew “Bart” Fitzgerald passed away on Tuesday, December 15, 2009. He is survived by his wife, Jane (Thu), and two adult sons, Andrew (24) and Matthew (23) of River Ridge, LA. He has one brother, Matthew, of Hickory, NC. Bart was 48 years old. Bart was born on November 9, 1961, in Fort Defiance, Arizona, on the Navajo Indian Reservation to parents John and Alice Fitzgerald, also deceased. He grew up and went to High School in Casa Grande, Arizona, where he was active on the Speech and Debate Team, winning State Championships in [...]
1949 - 2017 Stewart R. Barnett III, “Stew” was born in New Orleans in 1949. Stew graduated from De La Salle High School in 1967 where he was president of the student council and a member of the Cavalier football team. He attended Tulane University where he was a member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and participated in Naval ROTC. Stew graduated from Tulane with a BA in Economics and received his commission as an Ensign in the Navy in 1971. He was a career Naval Flight Officer, obtaining his wings in 1972, and was an [...]
1924 - 2016 Lou Ramos, the former CEO of the Ramos Gin Fizz has passed away. Louis was the last surviving grandson, of Henry Carl (H.C.) Ramos, creator of the Ramos Gin Fizz. Louis E. Ramos "Lou", passed away on October 12, 2016, at El Camino Hospital, Mt. View, CA, after five courageous years battling multiple cancers. He was born January 1, 1924, in New Orleans, LA, to Frank & Eugenie Rousset Ramos. He is preceded in death by siblings, Paul Ramos, and Marie Ramos. He graduated from Jesuit High School, and Tulane University, New Orleans, LA Enrolled [...]
Commanding General, 4th Marine Logistics Group Brigadier General Machut is currently serving as the Commanding General, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve. Brigadier General Machut was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. Upon receiving a Naval ROTC Scholarship, Brigadier General Machut attended Tulane University in New Orleans, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 1982 and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant. As a company grade officer, he served with 7th Engineer Support Battalion at Camp Pendleton, as a platoon commander, Company XO and the Battalion Assistant Operations Officer. He further served aboard the USS [...]
Commanding General, Marine Corps Combat Development Command / Deputy Commandant for Combat Development and Integration Lt. General David H. Berger has been nominated to replace Gen. Robert B. Neller as the next top Marine. His nomination to serve as the next commandant was received by the Senate on March 26, according to a congressional posting. Upon final confirmation from the Senate, Berger will pin on a fourth star and become the Corps’ 38th commandant. Lieutenant General Berger was commissioned as an infantry officer in 1981 following graduation from Tulane University (BS Engineering 1981). As a Lieutenant and Captain, he [...]
Personal Data Hallal, Mike, CDR, USN (Ret.) Tulane Naval ROTC Class of 1984 BS Physics Commissioned May 1984 Louisiana Native Historical Events Cold War End of Cold War Submarines Assignments / Engagements Enlisted: Nuclear Power School, Orlando, FL Nuclear Prototype training, Idaho Falls, ID PCU CARL VINSON (CVN 70) Officer: Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab (temporary duty) USS WOODROW WILSON (SSBN 624) (GOLD) Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA (MS in Physics) USS MARIANO G. VALLEJO (SSBN 658)(GOLD) U.S. Naval Academy (taught physics) Executive Officer for USS TUNNY (SSN 682), USS SANDLANCE (SSN 660), and USS POGY (SSN 647) inactivations [...]
Personal Data Bourgeois, Brian, CAPT, USN (Ret) Tulane Naval ROTC Class of 1982 PhD in Electrical Engineering, Tulane University, 1991 Historical Events: Cold War Persian Gulf Tanker War Assignments / Engagements Enlisted: Dec 1975 – Enlisted USN JAN-MAR 76 Recruit, Recruit Training Command, Orlando, FL Basic Electricity and Electronics School, 19 MAR-16 APR 76, Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, IL BEE & Electricians Mate A School, 19 APR-17 JUN 76, Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, IL; promoted to EM3 JUL-NOV76 Instructor, BEE school, SSC Orlando, FL Naval Nuclear Power School, 6 DEC76-26 MAY 77, Naval Training Center, Orlando, FL [...]
Personal Data Native of Boston, Massachusetts and raised in Alexandria, Virginia Rear Admiral Stevenson graduated from Tulane University with a Bachelors of Arts degree in political science in May of 1976. Assignments / Engagements Commissioned as an Ensign through the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (Naval ROTC) in May 1976. 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) homeported in Norfolk, Virginia; Combat Systems Officer and Engineer Officer in the guided missile frigate USS Aubrey Fitch (FFG 34) home-ported in Mayport, Florida; Commanding Officer of the minesweeper [...]
1922 - 2012 Michael Hardie Bagot, 89, passed away peacefully on February 25, 2012, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on April 5, 1922 in Whistler, Alabama. Mike is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years Elizabeth Laville Bagot, sons Michael Hardie, Jr. (Bettye), Eugene F., III (Dona), daughters Germaine B. Vorhoff (Robbert), Elizabeth B. Hughes (Philip), Barbara B. Waller (David), Helen B. Dreyfus, 16 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his mother and father, Eunice Zoder and Eugene F. Bagot, his brother Eugene F. Bagot, Jr., his sisters Ruth Coyle Bagot and Eunice B. Nicks, and his son-in-law Richard [...]