The latest news from our organization

Remembrance Park Bricks

Cadet Cedrik Seebohm (Spring 2021) and Cadet Justin VanMeter (Autumn 2021) received Remembrance Park Bricks during the spring 2021 awards ceremony.

Women’s Hockey event recap

On January 25, 2020, the AFROTC Alumni Society and Cadets attended the Ohio State women’s hockey game. Fun and Buckeye fellowship was had by all.

2020 scholarship winners announced

Congratulations to our five scholarship winners, Cadets Christopher Brown, Gabriel Arreguin, Andrew Seidel, Bryce Cherko and Jacob Thompson.

Congrats, General Miller!

We recently honored General Maryanne Miller (AMC/CC) as an Outstanding Alumni and unveiled her honorary plaque on the 3rd floor of Converse Hall. After the ceremony, General Miller was honored during the pregame of the Ohio State vs. Maryland football game where she performed the honorary coin toss. General Miller is currently the only female…

Event recap – Dinner for 12 Buckeyes

The AFROTC Alumni Society thanks our alumni volunteers and the Det 645 cadets for attending the Dinner for 12 Buckeyes event on October 28, 2019. The Dinner is sponsored by the Ohio State Student-Alumni Council and OSUAA and brings together students and alumni across the university to share memories of Ohio State and life after…

Event recap: 2019 annual tailgate

The Det 645 AFROTC Annual Tailgate on September 7, 2019, featured participation from over 60 alumni and guests plus another 60+ of cadets, cadre and their family. This exciting connection and networking event kicked off our society’s sesquicentennial (150th) celebration of the University’s foundation. Of course, the Buckeyes followed up with a 42-0 win over…

Event recap – Tour of the National Veterans Memorial and Museum

The Air Force Alumni Society recently joined with the Franklin County Alumni Club to tour the newly opened National Veterans Memorial and Museum in Columbus. A great time was had by all alumni in attendance. The building is beautiful, the exhibits are interesting, and the grounds are immaculate – definitely worth the visit!

Event recap – One Day for the KIA Run

The One Day for KIA is a 12-hour vigil run was held at Fred Beekman Park on Ohio State’s west campus on Sunday, April 7 to raise awareness for the sacrifices our fellow military members have made in combat. Special thanks to Society members Lisa Carney, Steve Fiorino, and Mark Bartman for volunteering their time…

Outstanding alumni for 2019

If you know of a Det 645 alumni who you wish to be recognized as a Det 645 Outstanding Alumni, send your nominations to Lisa Carney at by March 15, 2019.  Criteria for this recognition can span across contributions to Air Force, Ohio State and/or Alumni Society.

Dinner for 12 Buckeyes Recap

Thank you to all who attended our event on January 29. Our alumni and current students had a great time.   AFROTC alumni Pryor Timmons ’68 Alex Bettinger ’67 Jim Staber ’70 Mark Bartman ’82 Dylan Fotheringham ’15 Lisa Carney ’87   Students Payton A. Hanson, Atmospheric Sciences Timothy M. Gregory, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering Promise…