University of Massachusetts
Cadets load up on 5 ton trucks and prepare to conduct training in the woods northwest of Amherst, MA.

Cadet Training

Cadets load up on 5 ton trucks and prepare to conduct training in the woods northwest of Amherst, MA.

MAJ Jill Caliri-Patruno (ret.)

Physician Assistant

Major Patruno deployed to Iraq as a Signal Officer with the 1st Cavalry Division Fort Hood, Texas. She recently retired from the military and is now studying for her masters at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy. Class of 99’.

2LT Richard Minkwitz

Infantry Officer

2LT Richard Minkwitz assessed Infantry as a cadet and will be stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas with the 1st Infantry Division. Class of 09’

2LT David Minghella

Infantry Officer

2LT Minghella is an Infantry officer stationed with the 10th Mountain Division Fort Drum, NY. “ROTC at UMass allowed me to have a great college life while at the same time it helped me develop as a leader. The friends I met while in ROTC will last a life time.” Class of 09’.