Colonel Thomas Dooley ‘35

Colonel Thomas Dooley '35 Colonel Thomas Dooley graduated with a degree in Agricultural Engineering in 1935.  He was a Ross Volunteer and Head Yell Leader. When the Japanese attacked the Philippines in 1941, he distinguished himself in action as Aide-de-Camp [...]

William M. “Bill” Huffman ’53

William M. "Bill" Huffman '53   William M. "Bill" Huffman graduated first in his class in the School of Agriculture with a Bachelor's in Poultry Science and commissioned in the U.S. Army Reserves in 1953. He was the honor graduate [...]

Donald Zale ’55

Donald Zale '55 Zale started his career at Zale Corporation and served in all areas of the business becoming Chairman and CEO until the company was sold in 1986 as the world's largest retail jewelry store chain. Philanthropic and civic [...]

Dwain Mayfield ’59

Dwain Mayfield '59 Dwain Mayfield received his BS and Masters degrees in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M in 1959 and 1961, respectively. He later received an MBA from Texas Christian University. During his 44-year career in the aerospace industry he [...]

Charles H. Gregory ’64

Charles H. Gregory '64 Charles H. Gregory received his bachelor's degree in Economics in 1964 and a law degree from the University of Texas in 1967. He was active in the Corps and served as First Sergeant and Commander of [...]

Congressman Gregory H. “Greg” Laughlin ’64

Congressman Gregory H. "Greg" Laughlin '64 Congressman Greg Laughlin received a degree in History and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserves. While a cadet, he was a member of the Ross Volunteers and Student Body Vice [...]

H. Jerome Rektorik ’65

H. Jerome Rektorik '65 H. Jerome Rektorik graduated with a degree in Economics in 1965 and was a Ross Volunteer while in the Corps. Jerome served ten years on active duty in elite airborne units, including two tours in Vietnam [...]

Rick J.W. Graham ’66

Rick J.W. Graham '66 Rick J.W. Graham was selected as the Corps Outstanding sophomore, 1st Sergeant and Commanding Officer. He was commissioned as a 2nd Lt. USMC and served in Vietnam from May 1969 - June 1970. His many decorations [...]

Dr. Stephen A. Holditch ’69

Dr. Stephen A. Holditch '69 Stephen Holditch received his B.S. in 1969, a M.S. in 1970 and Ph.D. in 1975 all in Petroleum Engineering. Dr. Holditch has been on the Texas A&M Faculty since 1976. He taught 97 courses and [...]

Jess C. “Rick” Rickman ’70

Jess C. “Rick” Rickman ‘70 Rick Rickman graduated from Texas A&M in 1970 with a BBA in Finance. He was commissioned in the Army Air Defense Artillery as a 2nd Lieutenant, served in Germany from 1971 through 1974. He honorably [...]

Maj. Gen. (TXSG) Gerald R. “Jake” Betty ’73

Maj. Gen. (TXSG) Gerald R. "Jake" Betty '73   Major General Gerald R. "Jake" Betty graduated with a degree in Agricultural Economics in 1973 and earned his master's in Educational Administration in 1995. Jake served as Mascot Corporal for [...]

Keith Williams ’78

Keith Williams '78 Keith Williams received degrees from Texas A&M including a bachelor's in Biomedical Science, Building Construction and a Master of Science in Construction Management. As a cadet, he was the Commander of Company M-1. In 1987, Williams became [...]