3/8/12 Cadets earn bronze in the GAF Challenge
Army ROTC cadets Christopher Ingram and Michael Dickerson earned bronze medals in this year's German Armed Forces Performing Badge Challenge. The duo passed eight physical competitions, including a 3.7-mile road march, 200-meter swim, pistol shooting, 5,000-meter run and a first aid test.
5/28/2011 James Gilman, MD Recieves Honorary Degree
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology alumnus Major General James Gilman was rewarded an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering at Rose-Hulman's 133rd Commencement this past May.
Gilman graduated from the Institution 1974 with a degree in biological engineering and received his M.D. from Indiana University School of Medicine in 1978. He has served in the United States Army for 33 years, his most recent appointment as Commanding General of U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command at Fort Detrick in June of 2009.
The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command is the Army's medical materiel developer. The agency is responsible for medical research, development and acquisition, medical logistics management, medical information management/information technology, and medical health facility planning.
Prior to this appointment, Gilman served as commander of the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas and Great Plains Regional Medical Command, which oversees Army hospitals and clinics in 16 states.
Gilman is also a graduate of Command and General Staff College and the Army War College. He has received the Legion of Merit, Meritourious Service Medal, the Army Staff Badge, and the Expert Field Medical Badge. He is a recipient of the Surgeon General's "A" Proficiency Designator and a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit.
Gilman is a native of Hymeria, Ind. in nearby Sullivan County.