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ROTC Contact Information

Department Chair:

LTC Kenneth Hutchison

Contact Person:
Mr. Josh Shay

Phone: (620) 235-4859
Fax: (620) 235-4862

Pittsburg State University
1701 South Broadway
Pittsburg KS 66762

Colonel Calvin Neptune

• Colonel Neptune was commissioned a 2LT in the US Army Medical Service Corps in 1966

• First assignment was as a medical platoon leader, HHC 2/27th Infantry (Wolfhounds), 25th Infantry Division in South Vietnam.  During his tour, he was wounded in action.

• After recovering, COL Neptune was assigned as the medical company commander at the US Army Hospital, US Military Academy, West Point, New York.

• In 1977, received his PhD in counseling psychology from Kansas State University.

• Awards and Decorations Include:  Combat Medical Badge, Legion of Merit with Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, and the Valorous Unit Citation for service while assigned to the 2/27th Infantry Battalion, 25th Infantry Division in 1966.

Cavin Neptune