Military

WWI

83 Gamma Zeta’s enlisted in active service in WWI.

Killed in Action
Benjamin H. Bloebaum 1913

WWII
Lt. Jim Griffin – Distinguished Flying Cross for completing a number of daylight bombing raids in Nazi-occupied Europe
Major Walter T. Morey 1940 – served for three years with the 36th Field Artillery in North Africa, Italy and France. He was awarded the Bronze Star, Legion of Merit and three French Croix de Guerre. Later, he served in the Korean War as a battalion commander until 1951.
Lt. Richard M. White 1944

At least four ATOs were held as prisoners of war in Germany between 1943 and 1945

Killed in Action
Captain Robert Ellsworth Thomas 1915
Air Force Lieutenant David Scott Terry 1940
Navy Aviation Machinist’s Mate, Third Class  Willard (Bud) Sydenham Dodsworth 1944
Air Force Major James Lewis Griffin 1941
Air Force Lieutenant Allan Harvey Ferguson Jr. 1942
William Edward “Bill” Pulverman 1942
Air Force Colonel Cecil Leon Wells 1937
Army Private First Class John Thayer Rusher 1943
Navy Ensign George Henry Harber 1938
Army First Lieutenant Harry Nelson McLaughlin 1932
Navy Ensign George Gerdwood Clark Jr. 1945
Army Staff Sergent John William Califf  1940
Air Force Lieutenant Robert Warren Wilkins 1942
Air Force Philo Nelson French IV 1937
Fred Kelly Lawson 1942

Viet Nam

Killed in action
Air Force Major Wayne Edward Pearson 1961
Army Sergeant Carson G. Culleton 1962
Marines 2nd Lieutenant John Bruce Capel 1965
Navy Commander Charles Edward Barnett 1956

Active
Brad T. Gwillim 1996 – JAG Attorney
Michael J. Tarpey 1993 – US Army Corps of Engineers

Retired
Major General Edward B. Giller 1940 – Air Force
Brigadier General Frank E. Blazey Jr. 1946 – Army
Captain Donald J. Snodgrass 1963 – Navy
Rear Admiral William D. Masters, Jr. 1965 – Navy
Brian A. Rawers 1978 – Captain, United States Marine Corps, JAG
Lt. Col James Cavoto USAF 1980

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