Distinguished Alumni

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Established in June 2001, the Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes distinguished persons who have been associated with the UW NROTC Unit.  

LTGEN Jeffrey W. Oster, USMC

RADM Lowell J. Holloway, USN ‘55

RADM David A. Janes, USNR ‘66

RADM Stephen E. Johnson, USN ‘77

RADM Ronald J. Kurth, USN

RADM Donald G. St. Angelo, USN ‘55

CAPT Ralph B. Johnson, Jr., USN ‘61

CAPT James A. Lovell, USN

CAPT Philip M. Palmer, USN ‘55

CAPT Forrest A. Todd, USN

COL Stephen R. Dinauer, USMC ‘86

COL Patrick L. Volk, USAF ‘88

LTCOL Charles S. Robb, USMC ‘61

CDR Ulis D. Hekel, USN

CDR John B. Washbush, USNR ‘64

LCDR Ronald D. Scott, USN ‘55

LTJG Donald J. Dessart, USN ‘50

LTJG Erdman H. Pankow, USN

LTJG David G. Walsh, USN ‘65

Nominations, including self-nominations, may be made using all information in the Distinguished Alumni Award Form found in the association’s Award Policy. The Board will evaluate nominations on an as-received basis.  Those selected, or appropriate next of kin, will be notified of selection and asked to provide a biography and a picture. 

The UW NROTC Alumni Distinguished Alumni Award may be presented to a graduate of an UW Naval Service commissioning program or a former participant who entered active-duty military service via an alternate program (e.g., Naval Academy, OCS, PLC, enlistment) or former NROTC Program Staff member, or completed the V-12 or other on-campus WW II Navy Program.

For selection, the individual must have exceptionally meritorious service to the United States of America in a position of significant responsibility, and the unanimous vote of the UW NROTC Alumni Association Board of Directors.