Badger Battalion Hall Of Fame

CHARLES LINDBERGH – First solo, non-stop trans-Atlantic flight. ROTC Cadet 1921 – 1922

COL O.R. “SONNY” MARTIN – WWII CIB, Editor of “Armor”, State Historical Society, Director OCS 1943. Ardent supporter of UW ROTC

COL RICHARD L. JONES – Veteran of WWII, Korea & Vietnam. Commander USASA Europe. Class of 1943

MG ROBERT M. ERFMEYER – Commander, 84th DIV (trg) 1980-1982. President ESCO, Inc. Class of 1948

COL RALPH N. OLSEN, M.D. – Deputy Commander, West Point Medical Center. Class of 1951

JOHN R. REYNOLDSONSilver Star Recipient, Chorwan Valley, Korea. Class of 1951

DR. EDWARD M COFFMAN, Ph.D. – UW Professor and Renowned Author. Infantry Officer 1951-1953. Prof of Military History 1961-1992

*BG LEWIS B. HARNED, M.D. – Veteran of WWII, Korea, & Desert Storm. Commander 13th Medical Detachment. Class of 1953

CARL J. OLIEN – CEO Serve-N-Save Oil. Chicago Tribune ROTC Merit Award. Class of 1955

LTG PETER A. KIND – Chief of US Army Signal School. Class of 1961

*COL DUANE A. KLEVEN – Brigade Commander, 84th DIV. Director of Special Events – University of Wisconsin Madison. Class of 1961

MG JOSEPH A. SCHEINKOENIG – Commanding General, 84th Div 1994-1998. DSM Recipient. Class of 1962

BG JOHN D. LARSON – Wisconsin Assistant Adjutant General. Class of 1964

MG FREDERICK N BUSSEY, M.D. – Deputy Surgeon General, Walter Reed Medical Center. Class of 1965

BG ROBERT A. COCROFT – Deputy Secretary Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs. OCS 1967

*JOHN C. KENNY – Vice President of Worldwide Distribution 3Com Corporation. Class of 1967

MG RONALD D. SILVERMAN – Commander, 3rd Medical Command. Class of 1969

COL MICHAEL J. WILLIAMS – Commander 264th Engineer Brigade, Director of Maintenance, Director of Logistics STARC HQ. Class of 1972

BG DON F. PRATT – Assistant Division Commander, 101st Airborne Division, KIA on D-Day June 6th 1944. Class of 1917

COL HAROLD P. MUELLER – Commander, 2-39INF, Vietnam. DSC & Silver Star Recipient. Class of 1961

COL GEORGE H. JOHNSON – US Army Special Forces, 1979-2009, CIA Clandestine Services 1984-2009. Class of 1979

COL JOSEPH P. BUCHE – Commander, 3rd US Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) 2007-2009. Class of 1984

MG THOMAS R. BOUCHARD – Assistant Adjutant General, Rhode Island National Guard. Class of 1988

COL DARREL D. “AJ” FEUCHT – Commander, 82nd Agribusiness Development Team 2010-2013 OEF. Class of 1985

COL JAMES H. BRANDENBURG M.D. – Professor Emeritus in Otolaryngology, UW-Madison. Desert Storm Veteran. Class of 1952

LTC MARCELLA A. (HAYES) NG – First Female African American Pilot. Commander, 49th Transportation Battalion. Class of 1978

MATTHEW S. SMITH – Olympian 2004 Games, Silver Medalist 2007 Pan-American Games. Infantry Officer, OIF Veteran. Class of 2000

* Indicates alumni is also a member of the National ROTC Hall of Fame