ceremony to recognize the establishment of the General William
W. Hartzog Army ROTC scholarship will be held Saturday, November
7 at 8:30 a.m. in Jenkins Hall on The Citadel campus. In honor
of General Hartzog, the U.S. Army Cadet Command has established
a 4-year ROTC scholarship at The Citadelthe first of its
kindto provide the recipient up to $64,000 toward tuition,
an annual book allowance of $450 and a yearly stipend up to $1500.
The award will be granted to the cadet who best exhibits the values of the U.S. Army: loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity, and personal courageall the values that Gen. Hartzog demonstrated throughout his career.
Hartzog recently retired from active duty as the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) at Fort Monroe, Va.
He is a native of Wilmington, N.C. and graduated from The Citadel in 1963. Hartzog holds a masters degree in psychology from Appalachian State University and an honorary doctor of military science from The Citadel. His professional military education includes basic and advanced courses in the U.S. Army Infantry School, the U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College, and the U.S. Army War College.
Gen. Hartzog completed two tours in Vietnam. His earlier assignments include Chief Operations of the U.S. Southern command in Panama during Just Cause and commanding general of the U.S. Army in South in Panama.
Hartzog also served as deputy commander in chief of the U.S. Atlantic Command in Norfolk, Va. and assistant commandant of the U.S. Army Infantry School in Fort Benning, Ga.
Among Hartzogs awards are the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, Army Distinguished Service Medal, and the Legion of Merit with four oak leaf clusters.