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ROTC Contact Information

Department Chair:

LTC Kenneth Hutchison

Contact Person:
MAJ Eric Hollingsworth

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

Pittsburg State University
1701 South Broadway
Pittsburg KS 66762

Lieutenant Colonel Ed Kelley

• Graduated Pittsburg State with a Bachelor of Science in Education in 1957 & later received a Master of Science in Education in 1977.

• Lieutenant Colonel Kelley served in the US Army from 1957-1980.

• Served as a Platoon leader, Company Commander, Battalion Commander.

• Overseas Assignments Include:  Germany from 1959-1961; Okinawa 1964-1966; Vietnam from 1967-1968 and 1970-1971.

• Awards and Decorations Include:  Legion of Merit (2), ARCOM (2), JSRM (2), and the Purple Heart.

• Retired in 1980, and worked as a systems engineer for Lockheed/Martin Aerospace in Denver, CO.

• Lieutenant Colonel Kelley received a Distinguished in Excellence award from NASA for engineering on space shuttle flight STS-46 in 1991.

Ed Kelley