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SMA Hall of Fame

This SMA Hall of Fame web page is a living list, which currently shows just a few of the more renown SMA alumni…

We realize this is an incomplete listing. Help preserve the SMA legacy — please let us know about others that you feel should be added. Candidates (e.g., alumni, former faculty, staff) nominated for the SMA Hall of Fame may be submitted to the SMA webmaster or you can submit nominations via USPS to the SMAAF Office.

MILITARYBIOS
1888John A. HulenBrigadier General, National Army; Commander 1st Texas Brigade Download SMA Hall of Famer
1917Edwin A. PollockGeneral; Commander, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic & Pacific; Navy Cross Download SMA Hall of Famer
1920Logan C. BerryColonel, U.S. Army; Military Attache AMEMB, Mexico City Download SMA Hall of Famer
1923Woodbury M. BurgessBrigadier General, U.S. Air Force; NSA D/Director Production Download SMA Hall of Famer
1924Robert T. FrederickMajor General, U.S. Army (Youngest Army Gen. in WWII); “Devils Brigade” Download SMA Hall of Famer
1927Cooper B. BrightCaptain, U.S. Navy Download SMA Hall of Famer
1928David McCampbellCaptain, U.S. Navy; WWII Navy’s Top Fighter Ace; Awarded Medal of Honor Download SMA Hall of Famer
1928Herbert G. SparrowMajor General, U.S. Army – 40 years of service Download SMA Hall of Famer
1928Edgar M. WittanColonel, USAAF; WWII – Commander, 390th Bomber Group Download SMA Hall of Famer
1932William S. SteeleMajor General, U.S. Air Force Download SMA Hall of Famer
1932Charles L. CogswellBrigadier General, USMC; WWII led the first landing on Guadalcanal Download SMA Hall of Famer
1935Henry G. PlittBrigadier General, U.S. Army Reserves; Founded Plitt Theaters, Inc. Download SMA Hall of Famer
1935John WielandLT, U.S. Navy; WWII KIA; Wieland Gates built and named in his honor Download SMA Hall of Famer
1941Frank L. Gailer, Jr.Brigadier General, U.S. Air Force; Vice Commander, 3rd AF Europe Download SMA Hall of Famer
1941George B. Tullidge Download SMA Hall of Famer
1941Albert L. Hutson, Jr.Colonel, U.S. Army; WWII, Vietnam – 32 years of service Download SMA Hall of Famer
1943Jeffrey C. Metzel, Jr.Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy; 4th Commadning Officer of USS NAUTILUS (SSN 571) Download SMA Hall of Famer
1946William C. Louisell, Jr.Brigadier General, U.S. Army Download SMA Hall of Famer
1947Edward B. AtkesonMajor General, U.S. Army; NIC/DCI; Author “A Tale of Three Wars Download SMA Hall of Famer
1947Edward C. PeterLt General, U.S. Army; Cmdr 4th U.S. Army; President CDC Download SMA Hall of Famer
1948Edward R. BurkaBrigadier General, U.S. Army Reserves, Medical Corps Download SMA Hall of Famer
1950Fred N. HopewellColonel, U.S. Air Force – 30 years of service Download SMA Hall of Famer
1959George M. StantCaptain, U.S. Navy – 30 years of service Download SMA Hall of Famer
1965Antonio J. VicensMajor General, PR Army National Guard Download SMA Hall of Famer
1972Jeffrey G. Smith, Jr.Brigadier General, U.S. Army (Ret.); VMI Deputy Superintendent & Dean of Faculty Download SMA Hall of Famer
1974Stephen M. GoldfeinMajor General, U.S. Air Force Download SMA Hall of Famer
1975Russell S. PennimanRear Admiral, U.S. Navy Download SMA Hall of Famer
StaffThomas D. HowieMajor, U.S. Army; WWII KIA; Renown as hero “The Major of St. Lo Download SMA Hall of Famer
StaffWilton B. PersonsMajor General, U.S. Army; Chief of Staff for President Eisenhower Download SMA Hall of Famer
StaffAlexander M. PatchLt General, U.S. Army; WWII Commander, U.S. 7th Army Europe Download SMA Hall of Famer