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Daniel Ruhl – Class of 1995


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 [...]

Daniel Ruhl – Class of 19952018-09-14T11:01:23+00:00

Bartholomew Fitzgerald – Class of 1984


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 [...]

Bartholomew Fitzgerald – Class of 19842018-09-14T11:00:33+00:00

Stewart R. Barnett, III – Class of 1971


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 [...]

Stewart R. Barnett, III – Class of 19712018-09-14T11:02:42+00:00

Roger R. Machut – Class of 1982


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 [...]

Roger R. Machut – Class of 19822018-08-16T15:47:15+00:00

David H. Berger – Class of 1981


Commander U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Lieutenant General Berger was commissioned as an infantry officer in 1981 following graduation from Tulane University. As a Lieutenant and Captain, he served as platoon commander in 1st Marine Division, and later as company commander and Battalion Operations Officer in 2d Reconnaissance Battalion during Operation DESERT STORM. He also served as Officer Selection Officer in Roanoke, Virginia. As a field grade officer, Lieutenant General Berger was an instructor at Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) in Yuma, Arizona; instructor at III MEF Special Operations Training Group; and served on [...]

David H. Berger – Class of 19812018-08-16T14:24:15+00:00

Mike Hallal – Class of 1984


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 [...]

Mike Hallal – Class of 19842018-08-16T09:59:09+00:00

Brian Bourgeois – Class of 1982


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 [...]

Brian Bourgeois – Class of 19822018-09-22T12:01:45+00:00

James W. Stevenson, Jr. – Class of 1976


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 [...]

James W. Stevenson, Jr. – Class of 19762018-09-04T13:29:21+00:00

Michael Hardie Bagot – Class of 1943


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 [...]

Michael Hardie Bagot – Class of 19432018-09-14T12:04:32+00:00

W. Scott Howson, Jr. – Class of 1942


Personal Data Howson, Jr., W. Scott US Naval Reserve Tulane NROTC, Tulane University (1st ROTC Class) Class of 1942 Historical Events World War II Atlantic Theater and South Pacific Theater Assignments / Engagements USS Wyoming, BB 32, Gunnery Training Virginia Beach, Fire-fighting School USS Ericson, DD 440, Assistant Communication Officer, Assistant 1st Lieutenant in charge of hull, Machine Gun Officer Convoy Escort from US to Gibraltar through October 1942 OPERATION TORCH USS Ericson transferred to British control to support operations at Anzio OPERATION OVERLORD, participated as a landing craft deployment vessel USS Currier, DE-700, Assistant Executive Officer Participated in [...]

W. Scott Howson, Jr. – Class of 19422018-08-16T13:58:01+00:00