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Army ROTC provides individuals with the tools, training and experiences they need to become Officers in the U.S. Army.

Cadet Carly Hafenbrack prepares for her CH-47 Helicopter ride to the Boeing Air Field from the Fort Lewis training grounds.

Army ROTC provides individuals with the tools, training and experiences they need to become Officers in the U.S. Army.

Major General Patrick Brady

Major General Patrick H. Brady is a 1959 graduate from Seattle University and received his commission through the ROTC program in 1959. 

While attending Seattle University, General Brady was included in the Who's Who in Colleges and Universities.

He is also a graduate of the Armed Forces Staff College and the U.S. Army War College.  He holds an MBA from the University of Notre Dame, graduating Magna Cum Laude, and is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma.

He has held a wide variety of important command and staff positions including Deputy Commanding General for Active Components, Sixth U.S. Army, Presidio of San Francisco.  Other key assignments include Chief of Public Affairs, Office, Secretary of the Army; Chief of Staff, First U.S. Army; Secretary to the Commander Military Armistice Commission (Korea) and Inspector General, I Corps, at Fort Lewis.

On January 6, 1968, then Major Brady earned the Congressional Medal of Honor for a series of medical evacuation missions that began before sunrise and ended after dark.  He was warned repeatedly that the missions were impossible due to weather and the enemy situation.  On three different missions, Major Brady extracted fifty-one seriously wounded men from encircling enemy forces.  Major Brady's aircraft were so severely damaged that three ships were required to complete the missions and at days end the aircraft he flew had over four hundred holes in them.  In the process two crewmembers were injured.  In two tours in Vietnam, General Brady evacuated over 5,000 wounded soldiers.  Many owe their lives to his courage and skill.  MG Brady served his nation for over 30 years before retiring in 1993.

In addition to the Medal of Honor, General Brady is the recipient of the Distinguished Service Cross, the Distinguished Service Medal, the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit, six Distinguished Flying Crosses, the Bronze Star Medal with V device and Oak Leaf Cluster, the Purple Heart and 53 Air Medals, one with V device.  He is a Master Aviator and wears the Air Assault Badge.  General Brady is active in national and local affairs and serves on the Seattle University Board of Regents.

Major General Peter Chiarelli

Major General Chiarelli is a 1972 graduate of Seattle University.  Commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Armor branch, he has served in Army units in the United States, Germany and Belgium.  His education includes a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science from Seattle University, a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Washington, and a Masters of Arts in National Security and Strategy from Salve Regina University. He is a graduate from the Armor Officer Basic Course; Infantry Advance Courses; Naval Command and General Staff College, and the National War College.  He has served in various command and staff positions at the squadron/battalion, brigade, division, Army Staff and at NATO.

His assignments include Operations Officer 3d Battalion, 33d Armor, 3d Armored Division, in Gelnhausen, Germany, commander of the 2d Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division, at Fort Lewis, Deputy G-3 and Director for Plans, Training and Mobilization for III Corps and commander of the 1st Cavalry Division at Ft Hood and in Iraq.  He currently serves as the commander of the Multi-National Corps- Iraq.