Robert H. Barrow MOI 1957-1960


Marine Officer Instructor [MOI] Tulane NROTC 1957-1960 27th Commandant of Marine Corps 1979-1983 Honorary Doctorate Tulane University Commanding Officer 9th Marine Regiment in RVN, Deputy G-3 III MAF 1968-1969 Famous for Operation Dewey Canyon Also served in WWII, Korean War. Awards include: Navy Cross; Army Distinguished Service Cross; Silver Star, Bronze Star/”V”; Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Presidential Unit Citation; Vietnam Service Medal; National Order of Vietnam; RVN Gallantry Cross; RVN  Meritorious Unit Citation, RVN Campaign Medal

Robert H. Barrow MOI 1957-19602020-04-25T12:16:16-05:00

Col Stanley H Carpenter – Class of 1946


Stanley Hammack Carpenter, 75, a retired Marine Corps colonel and aeronautical engineer who specialized in weapon development and flight safety issues, died of emphysema Sept. 20 at Inova Fairfax Hospital. He lived in Alexandria. Col. Carpenter, an aviator, served 30 years in the Marines before retiring in 1974 as chief of air operations at Quantico. He participated in the Inchon landing during the Korean War. In 1968 and 1969, he served in Vietnam as an officer in charge of Chu Lai Air Base and as commanding officer of an air operations support group in Da Nang. Col. Carpenter, a [...]

Col Stanley H Carpenter – Class of 19462019-10-21T10:34:12-05:00

Edwin S. Wright – Class of 1944


Personal Data Edwin S. Wright, USN (Ret) Tulane Naval ROTC Class of 1944 BS Civil Engineering, Southern Methodist University Commissioned February 1944 at 20 years old. Historical Events World War II, Pacific Theater Korean War Assignments / Engagements Amphibious training in Norfolk, Virginia Invasion at Mindoro. Invasion at Okinawa Gunnery Officer on LST 578 Skipper of LCI 446 Skipper of LST 666 Leyte Gulf Operation He was recalled in 1950 for two years of duty during the Korean War. Eight years active duty, Twenty-six years Naval reserve, retired 1976. Other Notable Content Witnessed the USS Mt. Hood blow up [...]

Edwin S. Wright – Class of 19442019-10-21T10:32:39-05:00

Arthur W. Foss, Jr. – Class of 1944


Personal Data Arthur W. Foss, JR CDR, USN (Ret) Tulane Naval ROTC Class of 1944 BS Chemistry Commissioned 1984 Louisiana Native Historical Events WW II Pacific Theater Korean War Homefront Assignments / Engagements Pacific Theater WWII Joined NROTC unit at age of 16. Enlisted in February 1942 at the age of 17. Went to an accelerated officer-training program in 1943. Eventually commissioned three days after the Tulane NROTC seniors to give them seniority. As a 19 year old 1st LT, he went to school for two weeks to learn the basics of the job and then was assigned to [...]

Arthur W. Foss, Jr. – Class of 19442019-10-21T10:35:34-05:00
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