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05/May/2021

Spring 2021 Olmsted Foundation Newsletter

The Spring 2021 Olmsted Foundation Newsletter is available for download using the following link – Spring 2021 Olmsted Foundation Newsletter

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10/Aug/2020

Lt Col Neil Senkowski Takes Command of the 65th Airlift Squadron

Lt Col Neil Senkowshki promised to give his best to those he serves as the new commander of the 65th Airlift Squadron based at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, HI. Lt Col Senkowski said his command will require him to call upon the admirable traits of service and humility and use leadership skills which were strengthened by the challenges presented during the Olmsted Scholar Program. Lt Col Senkowski studied at the Free University of Berlin as a member of the Olmsted Scholar Class of 2012. Photo courtesy of the 65th Airlift Squadron.

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31/Jul/2020

Summer 2019 Olmsted Foundation Newsletter

The Summer 2019 Olmsted Foundation Newsletter is available for download using the following link-

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06/May/2020

Spring 2020 Olmsted Foundation Newsletter

The Spring 2020 Olmsted Foundation newsletter is available for download using the following link-

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28/Apr/2020

Scholars Selected for Promotion to Captain by the U.S. Navy

Congratulations to the following Scholars who were selected for promotion to the rank of Captain by the U.S. Navy:

CDR Stephen (Cade) Hines (OSC 10, Valparaiso)
CDR Matthew Meyers (OSC 07, Seoul)
CDR Brent Spillner (OSC 05, Amsterdam)

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21/Apr/2020

Olmsted Scholar Paul Wilt Dies in Singapore

The Olmsted Foundation is saddened to report that CDR Paul Wilt, USN, Ret, died suddenly from a heart attack on March 7, 2020. CDR Wilt, his wife Niki, and their three children Wesley (8), Annabelle (6), and Eli (4) were living in Singapore where CDR Wilt was employed as the Senior Assistant Director, Alumni Relations and Events Strategy for Yale University in Singapore. CDR Wilt was a graduate of Yale University and a Naval Intelligence Officer who studied at Beijing University as a member of the Olmsted Scholar Class of 2003.

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18/Apr/2020

Scholars Selected for Operational Command by the U.S. Navy

Congratulations to the following Scholars who were selected for Operational Command by the U.S. Navy:

CDR Haywood Foard (OSC 13, Leipzig), Fighter Squadron
LCDR Carlos Oroza (OSC 15, Lyon), Helo Squadron
CDR Matt Boyce (OSC 19, Belgrade), Helo Squadron

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15/Apr/2020

Olmsted Annual Meeting, Reunion, and Reception Rescheduled

Due to restrictions on large gatherings resulting from COVID-19, the Olmsted Foundation has decided to postpone this year's Annual Meeting, Reunion, and Reception. This even is now scheduled to take place on Friday, August 28th at Anderson House in Washington, DC.

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14/Apr/2020

Scholars Selected for Battalion Command by the U.S. Army

Congratulations to the following Olmsted Scholars who were selected for Battalion Command by the U.S. Army:

MAJ Ronald Hudak (OSC 13,Lyon)
MAJ Ari Martyn (OSC 12, Beijing)
MAJ Dennis Williams (OSC 12 , Istanbul)

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07/Apr/2020

Olmsted Scholar Receives Alfred M. Gray Award

Captain Cameron Marshall (OSC 15, Zagreb) recently received the 2019 Alfred M. Gray award from the Marine Corps Association & Foundation. This award is named for the 29th Commandant of the Marine Corps and presented each year to the most outstanding active...

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