Thanks to the family of Louis Watson (1960) the Wardroom in the Navy ROTC Building received a magnificent facelift. The Unveiling and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on the evening of March 29, 2019 and all lauded the outcome. Larry Tortorich, class of 1978, and father of alumni John (2018) and Michael (2017) attended and expressed his pleasure as “Wow! What an incredible and beautiful Wardroom!” He could not wait to share photos with his sons. The update was made possible due to the generosity of Louis Hanner Watson (deceased), class of 1960, and his family. During his time at [...]
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. 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 [...]
Welcome to Captain Daniel J. Senesky as the new Commanding Officer of the Tulane NROTC Unit. He arrived at the beginning of the school year and has had a chance to enjoy the university and the city. Captain Senesky is a Surface Warfare Officer who hails from New Jersey. He graduated with a BA in Broadcasting from Pennsylvania State University and a MA in International Relations from Salve Regina University. During his career, he has spent time aboard the USS Pyro, USS Carl Vinson, USS Fitzgerald, USS Higgins, and USS Gary running the gamut from Division Officer to CO. [...]
At Homecoming, The Honorary Lifetime Membership Award was presented to Captain Patrick Huete for his constant and unfailing support of the Alumni Association during his tenure as the Professor of Naval Science. Humbled and honored described Captain Huete as he was awarded the plaque. He felt it was a privilege to be able to be at Tulane University and was thrilled to have an opportunity to spend a part of his Naval career in his hometown.
Our association hosted a Homecoming Party at the Navy Building on Friday afternoon, November 9, 2018. The event was a catered affair that had alumni sharing stories and enjoying camaraderie. The Class of 1993 had a great turnout of alumni and was thrilled to be with one another again. Several attendees decided to become lifetime members. The business portion of the meeting saw the approval of the slate of board members and an address by the association president. The new alumni website was unveiled with many thanks to Tom Dolan for his hard work. Next, the new Commanding Officer, [...]
Association Board Members Present Graduation Awards to Midshipman 1/C Madeline Smith and Midshipman 1/C Jacob Marvell. The Alumni Association presented two awards. The LCDR Jack Wintle Award goes to an exceptional senior Navy Option and the General Robert H. Barrow Award goes to an outstanding senior Marine Option. Tim Huete, Alumni Association President, and Gregory Kahn, Treasurer, were at the ceremony to present these deserving midshipmen with the honors. The Wintle Award went to Midshipman 1/C Madeline Smith. She hails from Louisville, Kentucky and will graduate from Tulane University with a degree in Economics. She is looking forward to a [...]
Every year the Tulane Naval ROTC battalion hosts one of the largest drill meets in the nation. Traditionally held on the Friday before Fat Tuesday, the battalion faces one of its most difficult tasks all year–organizing, running, and accounting for the 30+ universities from across the nation that elect to attend. The drill meet consists of Platoon Inspection, Platoon Armed Basic Drill, Squad Basic Drill, Color Guard, Platoon Exhibition, and Individual Exhibition. The events will be judged by senior enlisted Marines whose thorough knowledge of the drill manual and drill competitions make them more than up to the task. [...]