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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 Irving Warden

• Colonel Irving Warden graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration.

• Entered the Regular Army as an Infantry officer.

• Served as an Infantry Company Commander in WWII and a Battalion Commander in the Korean War.

• He served on the Army General Staff for two tours and the Join Chiefs of Staff for one tour.

• Colonel Warden also held the role of Professor of Military Science at Pittsburg State University from 1964-1967.

• Awards and Decorations Include:  Legion of Merit, Silver Star Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster, ARCOM with Oak Leaf Cluster, and the Combat Infantryman Badge.

Irving Warden