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ROTC Contact

Department Chair:

LTC Kenneth Hutchison

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Contact Person:
MAJ Eric Hollingsworth

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

Pittsburg State University
1701 South Broadway
Pittsburg KS 66762

Military Science Department Videos

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Military Science / ROTC Department Videos

2016 Veterans Day Ceremony - Pittsburg State University - Here's the full program from the 2016 Veterans Day Ceremony held on the campus of Pittsburg State University. November 11, 2016

Lt. Commander Patrick Sweeten - advice for students - November 10, 2016

2016 Military Appreciation Day - Gorilla Battalion - September 23, 2016

ROTC - Celebrating 64 Years at Pitt State - Congratulations to the Pitt State ROTC program on celebrating 64 Years on the campus of Pittsburg State University! May 10, 2016

Pitt State ROTC - Today's Classroom (Emily Kurec) - Here's a quick look at Emily Kurec's classroom for the day. She's an English Education student at Pittsburg State University and also a member of the Gorilla Battalion! April 1, 2016

Pitt State ROTC - Today's Classroom (Jacob Fatkin) - Here's a quick look at Jacob Fatkin's classroom for the day. He's an accounting student at Pittsburg State University and also a member of the Gorilla Battalion! April 1, 2016 

2016 Gorilla Dash + Mini Mudder - Sign-up for the 2016 Gorilla Dash + Mini Mudder!! Event takes place April 16th, at Pittsburg State University's Baja Course site! January 16, 2016

WF15 ROTC Commissioning (full program) - Pittsburg State University - Here's the full program from the WF15 ROTC Commissioning Ceremony that took place on the campus of Pittsburg State University! December 11, 2015

2015 Veterans Day Observance (full program) - Pittsburg State University - The keynote speaker for the event will be Jay O’Ferrell, a second grade teacher at Pittsburg’s Meadowlark Elementary School, who served in the Kansas Army National Guard from 1997 until 2013. O’Ferrell was deployed seven times. Six of those were for state emergency responses and one was for Operation Iraqi Freedom II and Operation Iraqi Freedom III. November 11, 2015

BeAGorilla - Paul Fraley - We'd like to introduce Paul Fraley to #GorillaNation! He recently graduated from Pittsburg State University, but before he walked across the stage, he was kind enough to answer a few questions about his college career! May 21, 2015

Welcome to the Gorilla Battalion - Welcome to Pittsburg State University and to the Gorilla Battalion! May 7, 2015

2014 Veterans Day Observance (full program) - Pittsburg State University - Here's the full program from the 2014 Veterans Day Observance that took place on the campus of Pittsburg State University! November 11, 2014

ROTC Commissioning - Pittsburg State University - Military Science/ROTC is a professional development program that allows you to choose and follow any major offered by the university while participating in courses specific to ROTC. May 14, 2013

ROTC Black Hawk Training - Pittsburg State University - Some people complain about parking on the Pittsburg State University campus, but Josh Urban didn't have any problems finding a spot Thursday. Of course it helps if your vehicle weighs eight tons and is Army green. Cpt. Urban, a 2004 PSU grad, was one of the pilots for three UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters from the Kansas Army National Guard's 108th Aviation Battalion that were part of a cadet training exercise.  March 14, 2013

Pitt State ROTC Commissioning Spring 2012 - Since its inception in 1952, PSU's Army ROTC battalion, also known as the Gorilla Battalion, has commissioned nearly 1,200 cadets as second lieutenants into the Army, Army Reserves and National Guard. May 15, 2012

Pitt State Gorilla Dash 2012 - Check out what the ROTC Senior Class put together to both help a local charity and promote health and wellness! It's a pretty intense obstacle course! April 8, 2012

Check out the newest structure at Pitt State! - Through the generosity of Pitt State donors see what new structure was constructed on campus! November 30, 2011

PSU Veterans Day Observance - A look at Veterans Day in 2011, and the Veterans' memorial here on PSU's campus. November 11, 2011

Anson Pruneda's ROTC Humvee Design Revealed! - Anson Pruneda is a senior art major at PSU won the national competition for the ROTC Humvee Vehicle Wrap design! May 2, 2011

ROTC Ranger Challenge 2010 - A look at the 2010 ROTC Ranger Challenge. November 16, 2010

ROTC Photo Documentary - 2010 - A look back at the 2009-2010 year in the PSU ROTC program in photos. May 21, 2010

Intro to ROTC PT standards at Pittsburg State - Get a look at the PT standards used in the ROTC program at PSU for students on or interested in being on a scholarship in the ROTC program on campus. June 11, 2009