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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1955 - Organizations. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 24, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/4314/show/4202.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1955 - Organizations. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/4314/show/4202

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Title Houstonian 1955
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Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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Transcript The University of Houston's Army Quartermaster R.O.T.C. Unit, which was activated on the campus July 1, 1948, is in its last year as a specialized branch this year. The Army R.O.T.C. Unit will become known as a General Military Science Unit, effective September 1955. The change was one of two major changes that were made during the year. Also effective the fall semester of 1955, M.S. I and II Cadets will receive two hours of academic credit instead of one toward graduation for their first two years of G.M.S. A cadet receives four years of R.O.T.C. training and six weeks training the summer between the third and fourth years which is culminated with a commission of second lieutenant in the Army Reserve. LT. COL. MOODY E. LAYFIELD Professor of Military Science and Tactics MAJOR FRED W. DOLLAR Commandant of Cadets MAJOR JESSE L. JORDAN, JR. Assistant Professor of Military Science and Tactics Distinguished Military Students are nominated for commissions in the Regular Army. A highlight of the year for the Cadets is the selection of an Honorary Colonel and Honorary Company Commanders which are presented to the Corps at the Annual Military Ball each year. Carol Ann Stevenson was chosen 1954-55 Honorary Colonel with Jane Faust, Nadine Fea, Joann Thompson, Joan Colfer, Nancy Gemoets, Margie Laughlin, Sylvia Crain and Sharlene Gibbs as Honorary Company Commanders. The Corps is organized into a Regiment with two battalions, six companies, the Cullen Rifle Drill Team and a Band Company. CAPT. DAVID W. MEYER Assistant Professor of Military Science and Tactics CAPT. RICHARD C. ROBBINS Assistant Professor of Military Science and Tactics CAPT. CHARLES E. FULMORE Adjutant and Assistant Professor of Military Science and Tactics