The UWNROTC Unit recently published it’s newsletter “The Seabadger”. Read about the New Midshipman Orientation program at Ft McCoy, The Fall Invitational, US Navy Birthday Ball, December Commissioning and other Midshipmen happenings at the University of Wisconsin. Click on the link to download and read a copy of the latest edition.
Rear Admiral Lowell John Holloway , USN (Retired), a Distinguished Alumni passed away on October 18, 2014. He will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery, on February 12, 2015. RADM Holloway is survived by his wife of 59 years, Jean Holloway, of Ashburn, Virginia: his daughter Cynthia and son in law Dan; his son … [Read more…]
Two University of Wisconsin Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) midshipmen were commissioned as naval officers during a commissioning ceremony held in the Wisconsin State Capitol Senate Chambers, in Madison, Dec. 21. Navy-option Midshipmen Mary Leibfried, 22, from Janesville, Wisconsin, and Steven Schlender, 22, from Green Bay, Wisconsin, were sworn in as ensigns and personally recognized … [Read more…]
This Fall, The Alumni Association hosted the first annual “All Class Reunion”. Centered around a Badger Football weekend, the event included a Friday night meet up at the Edgewater Hotel, Pre-game tail gate party at the Unit, and a Saturday evening dinner at the Essen Haus. Attendance was outstanding and a great weekend of camaraderie … [Read more…]
For a second straight year, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) unit took the overall title at their annual fall drill invitational. The UWNROTC unit has been hosting the invitational for 42 years. This year seven universities and more than 200 midshipmen, many from schools in the Midwest and the Big … [Read more…]