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Captain Jonathan (Jon) David Hassell
Air Force
Olmsted Scholar Class of 2015
US University or College:
University of North Carolina 2002
Foreign University:
Federal University of Santa Catarina
Language: Portuguese
Last Active Duty Assignment:
Olmsted Scholar Program - Florianopolis, Brazil

 

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July 2014 Olmsted Foundation Newsletter
Posted: Jul 28, 2014

Attached is the July 2014 Olmsted Foundation Newsletter.  To download or view, click on "Read Full Article" and go to the attachment.

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Scholar Organizes SEALS Fundraiser for Camp Sunshine
Posted: Jul 25, 2014
CDR Mike Wisecup, OSC 07, Mumbai, has organized an event for a SEAL team to raising funds to send military familities to Camp Sunshine.  See article for complete information.

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Navy Solicits Applications for OSC 16
Posted: Jun 3, 2014

On 15 May 14, the Navy released NAVADMIN 115/14 seeking applications for the FY-16 Olmsted Scholar Program.  See full story for additional information.


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Scholar Working with Wounded Warriors
Posted: May 8, 2014
David LaSalle, OSC 90, Nancy, and his wife have been running wounded warrior adaptive recreational camps in Estes Park, CO as part of the Challenge Aspen program.  See full article for the details.

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Scholar Publishes USNI Article
Posted: May 8, 2014
LtCol Don Thieme, USMC, OSC 95, Krakow, recently authorized an article on the Russia-Ukraine situation in the US Naval Institute News.  See the full article for details.

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Scholar Editoral in the Washington Times
Posted: May 8, 2014
Former National Security Adviser, Robert (Bud) McFarlane, Olmsted Scholar Class of 1965, Geneva, recently penned an op-ed piece on President Reagan's political courage that appeared in the Washington Times.   See the full article for details.

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Air Force Scholars Selected for Colonel
Posted: May 8, 2014
Four Olmsted Scholars were selected for promotion to colonel by the most recent Air Force promotion board.  See the full article for details.

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April 2014 Olmsted Foundation Newsletter
Posted: May 2, 2014
Attached is the April 2014 Olmsted Foundation Newsletter.  To download or view, click on "Read Full Article" and go to the attachment.

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Olmsted Board Selects OSC 2015
Posted: Mar 26, 2014
The Olmsted Board of Directors met on March 18, 2014 and selected the Olmsted Scholar Class (OSC) of 2015.  Eighteen officers were selected by the Board.  To see the list of new Scholars, click on Read Full Article.

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Passing of a Scholar
Posted: Mar 5, 2014
The Scholar community was notified two weeks ago of the passing of Lt Col (Ret) Marius (Gus) Sorenson.  A memorial service was held at the Air Force Academy chapel prior to interment at the Academy cemetery on 3 Mar 14.  Attached is a brochure from the memorial service which provides a fuller account of Gus' life and legacy.  A Scholar who will be sorely missed.

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January 2014 Olmsted Foundation Newsletter
Posted: Jan 29, 2014
Attached is the January 2014 Olmsted Foundation Newsletter. To download or view, click on "Read Full Article" and go to the attachment.

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Virginia Tech Cadets on Olmsted Funded Travel
Posted: Dec 6, 2013
Attached is an article recently published in the Virginia Tech Corps Review magazine.  It highlights the involvement that the Olmsted Foundation has carried on with the Title 10 Senior Military Colleges over the years.  To read it, click on "Read Full Article"

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October 2013 Olmsted Foundation Newsletter
Posted: Oct 28, 2013
Attached is the October 2013 Olmsted Foundation Newsletter.  To download or view, click on "Read Full Article" and go to the attachment.

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VMI Cadets Travel to Vietnam
Posted: May 17, 2013
Four cadets from VMI recently made a trip to Vietnam under the Olmsted Foundation's Short-Term Cultural Immersion Program.  See the full article for the attachment with a trip writeup and a link to a short video on the experience.

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Olmsted Trips Highlighted on VT Website
Posted: Sep 24, 2012
For the next three weeks, the Virginia Tech website homepage will run a spotlight article about the Olmsted Undergraduate Travel program with details and photos of the 2012 Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets' trip to Panama.  The link http://www.vt.edu/spotlight/innovation/2012-09-24-olmstead/travel.html directs you to the article. 

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