Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)

Tom Beckley at Commencement, 1955

Tom Beckley, a member of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps, receives his commission certificate from President William Edel during Commencement. The event is held in the Alumni Gymnasium on June 12, 1955.

Commencement, 1962

A Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) cadet shakes President Howard Rubendall's (Class of 1931) hand during Commencement on June 3, 1962.

Mary Eckstein, 1966

President Howard Rubendall crowns Mary Eckstein, the ROTC's "Little Colonel," in fall 1966. Eckstein is a member of the Class of 1967.

Homecoming crowd, 1951

The crowd at Biddle field watches as the ROTC band prepares for a performance during the Homecoming game against Johns Hopkins in November 1951.

Military science class, c.1955

Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) students learn the basics of army organization and techniques during a military science class around 1955.

Warren Peaslee Palzer, 1956

Professor Benjamin D. James (Class of 1934) greets Cadet Warren Peaslee Palzer (Class of 1957) on July 16, 1956 during ROTC Summer Camp at Fort Meade, Maryland.

William Creighton Reed, Jr., 1959

William Creighton Reed, Jr., (Class of 1959) receives his commission as a second lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps Reserve from Brigadier General Edgar C. Doleman, the United States Army War College commandant, on June 7, 1959 during the Dickinson College commencement ceremony.

ROTC, 1955

View of Dickinson's Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) in 1955.

ROTC, c.1960

Several members of Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) around 1960.

Left to Right:  Maurice Hallack, Paula Shedd, Bob Richardson

ROTC, 1964

Members of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) stand on the steps of Old West in 1964.

ROTC, c.1965

Group photograph of Dickinson's Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) around 1965.

ROTC, 1975

A member of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) helps another student in 1975.

ROTC Commissioning Ceremony, 1955

The Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps Commissioning Ceremony is held inside the Alumni Gymnasium during Commencement on June 12, 1955.  This occasion apparently marks the first time that the ceremony had been held at Dickinson.

ROTC drill at Homecoming, 1952

Members of ROTC drill on Biddle field as part of the Homecoming football game against Gettysburg College on November 8, 1952.

ROTC Drill Team, 1955

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) drill team performs on Biddle field for Parents' Day, October 22, 1955.

ROTC on Biddle field, 1952

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) on Biddle field in 1952.

ROTC on the Academic quad, 1991

Members of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) gather on the academic quad in October 1991.

ROTC Awards day, c.1965

President Howard L. Rubendall sits on a platform with several military officers on ROTC Awards day around 1965.

Self-defense clinic, 1974

Students and Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) cadets practice holds and moves taught to them by Pennsylvania state troopers during a self-defense clinic sponsored by the Ranger Club on February 18, 1974.

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