The Way We Were

Help us honor the time and change of Ohio State’s Naval ROTC program.

We’re looking for photos from all eras. Email with images to share.

A Midshipman’s Story

Unit locations over time

The 1980s

The 1970s

With thanks to Tim Thickstun ’72

Tim Thickstun, LCDR USN (ret) NROTC ’72 enjoys a good adventure and is an excellent story teller.  Here are two stories in which he recalls two Navy related travels while an NROTC student.

My Senior NROTC Cruise

Missing Movement (my Excellent Rose Bowl Odyssey)

Color Parade Rehearsal Converse Hall Parking Lot – 1975
with Thanks to Barry Fetzer ‘75, USMC

The parade pictures reveal the changes on north campus.  They are marching on the parking lot between Converse Hall and Lane Avenue.  Looking east you can see Drackett Tower.  The Blackwell and Fisher College of Business were not yet built on what was then a parking lot.

The 1960s