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Distinguished Alumni

The Distinguished Alumni of the University of Wyoming Army ROTC Cowboy Battalion. 

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Honorable Michael Sullivan

Honorable Michael Sullivan
Graduated: 1961
Service: Governor of Wyoming (1986-1994)
Ambassador to Ireland (1998-2000)

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Honorable Les Brownlee
Graduated: 1968
Branch: Infantry (Ranger)
Service: Undersecretary of Army (2001-2003), COL (R), 2x Vietnam tours, Silver Star, Purple Heart

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General (Retired) Peter Schoomaker
Graduated: 1969
Branch: Armor (Ranger, Special Forces)
Service: 35th Chief of Staff of the Army (2003-2007), U.S. Special Operations Commander (1997-2000) Cowboy Sugar Bowl Team (1968)

picture of Major General (Retired) Charles Wing

Major General (Retired) Charles Wing 
Graduated: 1954
Branch: Aviation
Service: Wyoming TAG 1987-1994

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Major General (Retired) Dennis Jackson
Graduated: 1968
Branch: Ordnance
Service: Vietnam, 30th Chief of Ordnance (1998-2000)

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Wayde Preston
Graduated: 1949
Service: Korean War
Actor: Maverick, Bonanza, and several other westerns

picture of Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson
Graduated: 1953
Branch: U.S. Navy
Service: Wyoming House of Representatives (1981-1984)

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Senator Alan Simpson
Graduated: 1954
Service: U.S. Senator from Wyoming (1978-1997)

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General Samual C. Phillips 
Graduated: 1942
Branch: Infantry, Army Air Corps, Air Force 
Service: WWII, NASA Director of Apollo Manned Lunar Landing Program (1964-1969), Director of National Security Agency (1972-1973), Commander of Air Force Systems Command (1973-1975).

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Senator Craig Thomas
Graduated: 1955
Service: U.S. Senator from Wyoming (1995-2007)

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Brigadier General (Retired) Robert  Outsen
Graduated: 1928
Branch Infantry
Service: WWII, Adjutant General Wyoming National Guard (1965-1966)

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Major General Greg Porter
Graduated: 1989
Branch: Field Artillery
Service: The Adjutant General Wyoming National Guard (2019 – Present), WYNG (2015-Present)

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COL (Retired) Kevin Christensen
Graduated: 1989
Branch: Aviation
Featured in the documentary film "Apache Warrior"

picture of the Honorable Francois Dickmann

Honorable Francois Dickmann
Graduated: 1947
Service: WWII, Korea, U.S. State Deptartment Foreign Service Officer, Ambassador to United Arab Emirates (1976-1979), Ambassador to Kuwait (1979-1983)

picture of COL (Retired) Bob Fiero
COL (Retired) Bob Fiero
Graduated: 1960
Branch: Infantry (Ranger) 
Service: Germany, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Korea, President Reagan's transition team

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