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USS Roosevelt


NORWEGIAN SEA (July 5, 2021) Ensign Bryna Loranger, right, gives training to Logistics Specialist 3rd Class Shurette Nelloms during an anti-terrorism drill aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80), July 4, 2021. Roosevelt, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its second patrol in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners and U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Andrea Rumple) Learn more at https://www.dvidshub.net/image/6721703/uss-roosevelt

USS Roosevelt2022-06-22T15:50:18-05:00

Tulane NROTC Taffrail Log Spring 2020


Congratulations!!  The Tulane NROTC Alumni Association celebrates all of the Alumni who have been recently lauded.   General David Berger (1981) Commandant of the Marine Corps, will be recognized with the Tulane Distinguished Alumni at the Tulane University Alumni Awards Gala.  https://alumniawards.tulane.edu 2nd LT Nicole Trusty (2019) was presented with the Barrow Award from the Association for outstanding military bearing.   Ensign Bryna Loranger (2020) won the Wintle Award from the Association for her superior performance this year.  https://www.dvidshub.net/image/6721703/uss-roosevelt Don Vinci (1979) was selected to be the School of Science and [...]

Tulane NROTC Taffrail Log Spring 20202022-06-28T09:55:48-05:00

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 19952019-02-10T21:05:18-06:00

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 19842019-02-10T21:05:34-06:00

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 19712019-02-10T21:05:48-06:00

Louis E Ramos – Class of 1944


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 [...]

Louis E Ramos – Class of 19442019-02-16T20:55:23-06:00

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 19822019-02-10T21:01:14-06:00

David H. Berger – Class of 1981


Commanding General, Marine Corps Combat Development Command / Deputy Commandant for Combat Development and Integration General Berger is currently serving as the 38th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps. General Berger was commissioned as an infantry officer in 1981 following graduation from Tulane University (BS Engineering 1981). As a Lieutenant and Captain, he served as platoon commander in the 1st Marine Division, and later as Company Commander and Battalion Operations Officer in the 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion during Operation DESERT STORM. He also served as Officer Selection Officer in Roanoke, Virginia. As a field grade officer, General [...]

David H. Berger – Class of 19812019-07-22T15:10:07-05:00

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 19842019-02-10T22:09:55-06:00

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 19822019-02-10T22:10:12-06:00

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 19762019-09-13T15:48:03-05:00

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 19432019-02-10T21:17:21-06:00

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 19422019-02-10T22:11:33-06:00

William Goldman – Class of 1942


Personal Data William S. Goldman Retired Lieutenant Commander Tulane NROTC Class of 1942 BS Civil Engineering Tulane University Historical Events WWII, Battle of Mid-Way WWII, Invasion of Guadalcanal WWII, Battle of Santa Cruz Assignments / Engagements Battle of Mid-Way ship was damaged and had to be taken to Pearl Harbor to get repaired Was hit by 3 Japanese torpedoes on the starboard side of the ship in the Battle of Santa Cruz; was working in the damage control station Became a part of the Task Force 65 which was composed of all different types of ships Transfer to new [...]

William Goldman – Class of 19422019-02-10T22:11:50-06:00

Thomas G. Lilly – Class of 1955


Supply Corps, United States Navy, (Retired) RADM Lilly was born in Belzoni, MS. In 1955, he received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Tulane and his commission in the Supply Corps, USN. He obtained his LL.B. degree in 1960 and J.D. degree in 1968 from the University of Mississippi. As a flag officer, he also attended the Executive Program in National & International Security, Kennedy School, Harvard University. 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), [...]

Thomas G. Lilly – Class of 19552019-02-10T21:03:28-06:00

Reuben Goodwin Rogerson – Class of 1945


Rear Admiral RADM Reuben Goodwin Rogerson was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and entered the Navy in the fall of 1942 through the Naval ROTC Program at Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana. His first assignment upon being commissioned an Ensign was with the Staff, Commander Seventh Fleet. He remained in this assignment until February 1945 when he reported to USS LST 458. Upon his release from active duty in June 1946, RADM Rogerson while in an inactive status in the Naval Reserve, attended the University of Texas. Upon graduation and subsequent return to active duty during the Korean conflict in July 1950, RADM Rogerson served in USS [...]

Reuben Goodwin Rogerson – Class of 19452019-02-10T21:04:27-06:00

Spalding Kenan Manson, Jr. – Class of 1942


1922 - 2010 Spalding Kenan Manson, Jr., former owner and president of The Stone Center, Inc. and Manson Marble and Granite Co., Inc. died Wednesday evening, November 24, 2010, of Multiple Myeloma with complications from congestive heart failure. He was born in Florida in 1922, and moved to New Orleans shortly after, finally settling into his Metairie home in 1951. A civil engineer graduate from Tulane University, and its first Naval ROTC class in 1942, he served aboard battleships in the U.S. Navy for over three years: one year on the USS Texas in the Atlantic; two years on the USS South Dakota, mostly in [...]

Spalding Kenan Manson, Jr. – Class of 19422019-02-10T21:19:23-06:00

Memorial Plaque


Tulane Naval ROTC Alumni Who Died on Active Duty Name (Class) LTJG David E. Crais, USN (1942) ENS Herbert J. McCampbell, USN (1942) LTJG Albert B. McCoard, USN (1942) LTJG Joseph J. Parpal, USN (1944) 2ndLT James A. Ducote, USMC (1959) LTJG David P. Grow, USN (1961) 1stLT Claiborne H. Brown, USMC (1961) Capt James W. McCarter, USMC (1962) LTJG Robert W. Fobes, USN (1963) LTJG Rosolino J. Territo, USN (1963) Capt Thomas A. Carter, USMC (1965) Capt Rodney R. Chastant, USMC (1965) ENS Ensign Peter William Saravo, USN (1965) LCDR Thelmon Scott Stallings, USN (1965) 1stLT [...]

Memorial Plaque2021-03-23T20:46:02-05:00
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