Marquette NROTC Alumni & Friends Association (A&FA)

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Spring Events 2019

April 28th Golf

Midshipmen at the Unit have organized their 3rd annual golf outing Sunday, April 28, 2019 at New Berlin Hills. MU NROTC Alumni & Friends Association are a proud sponsor. Proceeds go toward the MU NROTC Battalion Activities Fund supporting Marquette Midshipmen with leadership development opportunities.

From the event website: We had a great event last year, and we look forward to hosting another fun-filled event that brings the members of the Milwaukee community together with alumni, midshipmen, and their families. We appreciate your support to continue MU NROTC's tradition of developing great officers and giving back to the community.

New Berlin Hills is located at 13175 W Graham St, New Berlin, WI 53151. Check-in begins at 12:30pm with shotgun start at 1:30pm and banquet\raffle at 6:30pm. The cost is $75 per individual or $300 per foursome, including tee gifts and banquet. Register online now! For more information contact Daniel Kannin at 630-210-5215 or

Graduation 2019

Click on the newsletter image shown below to open a pdf copy of it.

MU Naval ROTC History Preserved 

Over the summer of 2017 after their May commissioning, three of our young Naval Officer alumni worked closely with the MU Special Collections & University Archives staff at the Raynor Memorial Libraries to make a high resolution digital scan of every Porthole yearbook that the NROTC Unit held, 57 in all, dating from the first year of the unit’s forming in 1940.  Depicted above, left to right are: Katie Blank (Electronic Records Manager); ENS Bryan Troup; ENS Brooks Furleigh; ENS Daniel Peters; Amy Cooper Cary (Head, Special Collections & University Archives).  The result of over two years of coordination by your Alumni & Friends Assn (A&FA), this was a superb team effort by these individuals with the support of CAPT Dan Olson, our previous CO at MU NROTC.

Due to concerns with loss, the NROTC Unit placed the Portholes into the university archive for retention.  This will ensure that this incomparable record will be maintained for the future. With their digitization, they can be more accessible to our alumni with no risk to the originals.  Your A&FA has had great success in working with the Archives staff to develop a long term plan to have the Porthole yearbooks hosted on the university’s digital collection website.  Click on this link for direct access to the current collection hosted by the MU Archives:

So, real progress – but we need your help.  Many Porthole yearbooks are missing from the collection.  Can you alumni donate (or loan?) your Porthole to round out the collection?  We want to ensure the archives has a complete record – and we will work with the unit to scan the additions when we have “stashed” Ensigns available.  If you can help complete the collection, contact Mike Good at mgood3@att.netHere are the needed Porthole editions:

     1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1975, 1978, 1999, 2000, 2001

     2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014

THANK YOU to Jay Burzak, Maj USMC Ret ('73), Bill Sonntag CDR USN Ret ('75) and CAPT Tim Wilkie USN ('95) for help filling in a few gaps!

Marquette NROTC Alumni & Friends Association (A&FA) is a 501(c)19 Veterans non-profit organization.

Mailing Address:  1532 W Clybourn Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233

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