The goal of the series - named in honor of COL William B. Nolde, former CMU Military Science Professor who was the last official casualty of the Vietnam War - is to promote the importance of leadership both in the Military and in American society as a whole.

Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Military Science and Leadership Department at 989-774-3049.


Past Speakers

Brigadier General Brian S. Eifler
Thursday, November 14, 2019

LTC (Ret) Steve Kenyon
"Our Great American Army -- complemented in three components: Active, Guard and Reserve" 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018

LTC (RET) Thomas G. Louzon
"Desert Shield & Storm from an Armor Company Commander's Point of View"
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

COL (Ret) Nelson E. Modrall
"One Army Officer's 24-year Career Path: From CMU Army ROTC Cadet to Colonel, USA"
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

BG (Ret) Michael C.H. McDaniel
"Chivalry and the Modern Warfighter"
November 4, 2015

Mr. Terence Moore
"The Value of ROTC in  the Civilian World"
January 21, 2015

COL (R) John M. Hinck
‚Äč"Being Smart is Your Best Weapon"
January 29, 2014

CPT (Ret) William R. Talcott
"You Will Receive More Than A Commission"
September 4, 2013

Ret. Brigadier General John E. Leatherman
"Effective Leadership"
March 13, 2012