Tulane Joint Commissioning 2024


Tulane University held the third Joint Commissioning for the ROTC Units on campus.  Hosted by the US Air Force ROTC this year, the event was followed by a wonderful reception in the Navy Building.  The event was well attended and even live-streamed from Avron B. Fogelman Arena in the Devlin Fieldhouse on May 8, 2024 beginning at 9:30 am.  Mollye Domosthenidy, Dean of Newcomb College, gave the welcome.  She emphasized the call to serve, noting that the commissionees have over 12,ooo hours of service.  Michael Fitts, President of Tulane, delivered an address where he praised the future leaders who will [...]

Tulane Joint Commissioning 20242024-05-31T10:09:38-05:00

Anniversary Luncheon and General Meeting/Social


Join us for the 85th Anniversary Luncheon Thursday, October 19, 2023 11:30 am - 1:30 pm Navy Building Cost $75 Use the link below to register. https://view.forms.app/adamlaurie/tunrotcaa85 Join us for the Association Annual General Meeting And Social Friday, October 20, 2023 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Navy Building Come see classmates, hear about the unit and the Alumni Association, and enjoy some food and drinks.

Anniversary Luncheon and General Meeting/Social2023-10-15T16:03:48-05:00

Tulane ROTC Hosts Aviation Fly-In and Female Mentorship Panel


 Tulane ROTC hosts aviation fly-in, female mentorship panel  By MIDN 3/C Hannah McCall, Tulane NROTC Public Affairs Officer  September 25, 2022  Students examining the cockpit of a TH-57 Sea Ranger  It was an event your typical college student will never experience.  Navy and Marine Corps instructor pilots and student naval aviators from Naval Air Station Whiting Field visited Lakefront Airport in New Orleans, Louisiana, Sept. 23. They met 40 midshipmen (MIDN) from Tulane University Navy Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) unit and middle and high school students from Bright House Learning Center in Mandeville, Louisiana. The visit promoted [...]

Tulane ROTC Hosts Aviation Fly-In and Female Mentorship Panel2022-12-02T09:44:13-06:00

2022 Alumni Gatherings


Joint Commissioning 2022 At the Joint Commissioning, several Alumni gathered to witness the cadets and midshipmen become new officers for the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and Navy.  General David Berger, Commandant of the Marine Corps and 1981 Tulane NROTC graduate, gave the address and commissioning oath. Homecoming 2022 Friday Evening Social At the Friday Evening  Social, Alumni and current midshipmen kicked off a great Homecoming weekend. Annual Membership Meeting [...]

2022 Alumni Gatherings2022-11-21T17:12:38-06:00

Joint Commissioning 2022


Congratulations Ensigns and Second Lieutenants!! The Fogelman Arena in the Devlin Fieldhouse on the campus of Tulane University was the site of the Joint Commissioning for the Tulane Reserve Officers Training Corps on Saturday, May 21, 2022.  Eighteen midshipmen and cadets were sworn in as Ensigns and Second Lieutenants in the Armed Services. The ceremony was attended by family, friends, and honored guests.  Honored guests included deans and representatives from Tulane, Dillard, Xavier, and University of New Orleans.  Several of the Units Alumni were also invited to witness the historic occasion. General David H Berger, USMC, (1981) [...]

Joint Commissioning 20222022-09-23T13:50:53-05:00

DOD ROTC Partnership Excellence Award


The Tulane Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps was awarded the Department of Defense ROTC Partnership Excellence Award for the 2019 to 2020 academic year.  This award was presented on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at the Navy Building on Tulane's main campus.  The DOD Award recognized the unit and university and their strong partnership that has enhanced the quality of training the next generation of military leaders have received.  President Fitts, Tulane University President; Captain Bowdich, Professor of Naval Science for Tulane NROTC;  and Rear Admiral Trinque, Assistant Commander for Career Management, Naval Personnel Command, were the guests of honor [...]

DOD ROTC Partnership Excellence Award2022-08-17T14:47:34-05:00

Fall Commissionings 2021


On Friday, September 17, 2021, Brett James Harris was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps.  The small ceremony was held in the Navy Building on the Tulane University Campus.  Surrounded by family, 2ndLt Hargis took the oath of office from Captain Dorinda Pintos.  His father, MSgt Bobby Hargis, USAF Ret., and his step-father, MGySgt Ricky Hart, USMC Ret. pinned on his bars.    A native of Louisiana and a graduate of the University of New Orleans in Business Administration, 2ndLt Hargis is looking forward to starting his Marine Corps career as a Ground Officer.  He will attend The [...]

Fall Commissionings 20212023-02-10T08:54:28-06:00

Change of Command May 2021


Tulane University Naval Officer Training Corps got a new Professor of Naval Science on May 28, 2021.  Captain Daniel J. Senesky, USN was relieved by Captain Paul Bowdich, USN in a moving ceremony held on the deck of the Navy Building on the Tulane Campus.  Following all COVID guidelines, the Change of Command evoked the time honored traditions of the US Navy; especially on the cusp of Memorial Day.  Family members, friends, midshipmen, unit staff, newly commissioned officers, Tulane deans, and Alumni Association members were on hand to witness the ceremony in person and on Zoom.     Welcome Aboard [...]

Change of Command May 20212022-06-28T09:51:16-05:00

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

Women Making Waves Featured Speaker


Women Making Waves Featured Speaker Tulane University hosted the sixth Women Making Waves Conference on March 7, 2020.  Held in the LBC University Center, the focus was “How Global Events Ignite Leaders”; which fit right into the program goal of highlighting alumnae career and leadership successes. Commander Audry Oxley (2001) filled that mandate and was one of the featured speakers.  The Alumni Association applauds CMDR Oxley for her elan, support, and positive representation of the Navy and her alma mater.  Tulane included a mini- bio for all speakers, including  CMDR Oxley. In addition our association produced a handout highlighting other [...]

Women Making Waves Featured Speaker2020-06-25T14:17:52-05:00

Annual Membership Meeting & Social


Tulane University will celebrate Homecoming the weekend of 1-3 November 2019.  Your TU Naval ROTC Alumni Association will hold its annual Meeting for Membership, followed by a reception in the Navy Building, on Friday, 1 November. The meeting will begin at 3:30 PM, with the building open for reunions with friends and colleagues at 3:00.  All Alumni, Association Members, and former Instructors are welcome to attend.

Annual Membership Meeting & Social2019-09-12T11:55:33-05:00
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