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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 General Ronald L. Watts

• Hometown: Seneca, MO.

• Graduated PSU ROTC in 1956.

• Lieutenant General Ron Watts served over 33 years on active duty with the US Army.

• Tours Include: Korea, Vietnam and Europe.

• Duty positions include: airborne, infantry, and armored forces as an infantry officer.  He served as a Military Assistant to the Secretary of the Army, on the Department of the Army Staff as an Action officer, Chief of Staff  US Army Forces Command, as Chief of Staff, 1st Armored Division, and as the Deputy Chief of Staff, Central Army Group, NATO.

• Awards include: Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star as well as many others.

• Inducted into the inaugural class of the US Army ROTC National Hall of Fame.

Ronald Watts