Virginia State University

VSU ROTC General Officers

<p>1st BG (Ret) Alfred J. Cade -<i>Class of 1952</i></p><p>2nd MG (Ret) Ernest R. Morgan -<i>Class of 1952(Deceased)</i></p><p>3rd MG (Ret) Leo A. Brooke -<i>Class of 1954</i></p><p>4th LTG (Ret) Alonzo E. Short, Jr. -<i>Class of 1962</i></p><p>5th BG (Ret) Bert W. Holmes, Jr. -<i>Class of1963</i>               </p><p>6th MG (Ret) W. Montague Winfield -<i>Class of 1975</i></p><p>7th BG (Ret) Sheila R. Baxter -<i>Class of 1978</i></p><p>8th GEN Dennis F. Via -<i>Class of 1980</i></p><p> </p><p>NOTABLE FACTS</p><ol><li>LTC (Ret) Irene F. Logan, first female commissioned in the ROTC program in1976.</li><li>COL Sheila R. Baxter, 1978 graduate, is the first female promoted toBG.</li><li>MAJ Ester Sharpe, 1987 graduate, first female from ROTC, VSU deployed oKuwait</li><li>COL Velma Richardson, first female on the ROTC Staff promoted to BG.</li><li>LTC (Ret) Veronica L. Baker first female 2002 to be assigned as PMS sincethe program originated in 1947 by LTC (Ret) Robert M. Hendrick, Jr.(deceased)</li></ol><p> </p><p> </p>

VSU ROTC PMS

<p>1st LTC (Ret) Robert M. Hendrick, Jr. - 1947 - 51; Deceased</p><p>2nd LTC (Ret) Crawford H. Lydle, Jr. - 1951 - 54; Deceased</p><p>3rd LTC (Ret) Clinton C. Burke, Jr. - 1954-57; Deceased</p><p>4th LTC (Ret) George C. Bingham - 1957-59</p><p>5th LTC (Ret) Jesse J. Mayes - 1959-64</p><p>6th LTC (Ret) T.J.L. Stephens - 1964-67; Deceased</p><p>7th LTC (Ret) Phillip Mallory - 1967-68; Deceased</p><p>8th COL (Ret) Ira Snell - 1968-69</p><p>9th LTC (Ret) Napoleon Booker - 1969-71</p><p>10th LTC (Ret) Norris F. Dendy - 1971-74</p><p>11th LTC (Ret) Jona McKee - 1974-79</p><p>12th COL (Ret) Frank E. Underwood - 1979-82</p><p>13th COL (Ret) Wilbert M. Dean - 1982-84</p><p>14th LTC (Ret) Dan Johnson - 1984-87</p><p>15th LTC (Ret) Clarence T. Catchings - 1988-92</p><p>16th COL (Ret) Cortez K. Dial - 1992-94</p><p>17th LTC (Ret) Michael M. Shackleford - 1994-96</p><p>18th LTC (Ret) Larry D. Moore - 1996-97</p><p>19th LTC (Ret) Lloyd J. Brown - 1996-97</p><p>20th LTC (Ret) Veronica L. Baker - 2002-06</p><p>21st LTC (Ret) Jeffrey Garland - 2006-10</p><p>22nd LTC Christopher A. Tompkins - 2010-11</p><p>23rd LTC Daniel M. Maloney - 2011-14</p><p>24th LTC John P. Swoopes - 2014-2015</p><p>25th LTC David D. Johnson - 2015-Present</p><p> </p><p>Approximate Number of ROTC commissionees 1949-2015: 1,620</p>