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.
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)
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.
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
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.
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)
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...