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ROTC Contact Information

Department Chair:

LTC Kenneth Hutchison

Contact Person:
Mr. Josh Shay

Phone: (620) 235-4859
Fax: (620) 235-4862

Pittsburg State University
1701 South Broadway
Pittsburg KS 66762

Colonel Richard Coffman

• Enlisted in the Army, obtained rank of Master Sergeant in Armor and served as First Sergeant.

• Commissioned in Armor as a Distinguished Military Graduate from PSU in 1956.

• Service includes tours with the the Army General Staff; the 7th Army Training Command, and the 2nd Army General Staff. 

• Served and commanded the Armor Training Brigade, the 7th Army Training Command and served as Assistant Commandant, US Army Armor School.

• Colonel Coffman has credit for 4 combat tours and 13 campaigns in close combat

• Awards & Decorations Include:  Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal Combat Infantry Badge, Ranger Tab, and Parachutist Badge.

Richard Coffman