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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

Major General Jay Hood

• MG Hood was commissioned a 2LT in the field artillery after graduating Pittsburg State with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics in 1975.

• Received a Master of Arts degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the United States Naval War College.

• Duty Assignments Include: Field Artillery 2d Battalion 508th Infantry, Alpha Battery Commander, 2d Battalion (Airborne), and the 509th Infantry in Vicenza, Italy. 

• Major Duty Assignments Include:  Chief of Staff US Central Command, Commander First Army Division East, Assistant Chief of Staff Operations, Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo; Chief of Staff 82nd Airborne Division, Ft. Bragg, NC; Policy Staff Officer and later Policy Branch Chief, Plans and Policy Directorate, US Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, FL.

• Served in Operations Desert Shield, Desert Storm.

Jay Hood