Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to the official website of The ROCKS, INC. Through this marvelous technological realm, we will provide information so that you may become intimately familiar with the organization as a whole; its history, purpose, values, goals and its many programs.
In 1974, The ROCKS, INC. began as a metropolitan Washington, DC organization with one chapter. Since then, The ROCKS, Inc. has steadily grown to a membership of over 1150 members in 15 chapters and 1 interest group established worldwide. The organization has positioned itself as an essential leader in providing developmental guidance to members of the Army officer corps and ROTC cadets. Simultaneously, the ROCKS is providing information and processes to assist members transitioning into the civilian sector
THIRD ANNUAL NATIONAL ROCKS, INC. GOLF OUTING
Friday, October 6, 2017
Sign in 7AM - Shot Gun Start 9:00AM
Fort Belvoir Golf Club
8450 Beulah St #2920
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
COMMUNICATIONS & SOCIAL MEDIA
NEW OFFICE PHONE NUMBER
WSC Associates Association Management
NEW EMAIL ACCOUNT
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2017 ROCKET Spring Edition
2017 AWARD WINNERS
ROCKS OF THE YEAR
MG Christopher Hughes, USA
COL Gavin A. Lawrence, USA
HONORARY ROCK OF THE YEAR
GEN Mark A. Milley, USA
COLONEL(R) ROBERT "BOBBY" BURKE AWARD
MAJ Andre A. Battiste, Sr., USA
2017 CHAIRMAN AWARDS FOR EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE
All American Chapter of the ROCKS (Fort Bragg, NC)
First Lieutenant Qwanquita Wright, USA
Captain Trina Z. Thompson, USA
Aloha Chapter of the ROCKS (Oahu, HI)
Captain Cathleen Rush, USA
Buffalo Soldiers Chapter of the ROCKS (Fort Leavenworth, KS)
Colonel Norma Bradford, USA
Captain Carolina Cruz, USA
Major Michelle Cutts, USA
Gold Vault Chapter of the ROCKS (Fort Knox, KY)
Brigadier General Barbara L. Owens, USA
Colonel David R. Bolduc, USA
Captain April L. Habib, USA
Hampton Roads Chapter of the ROCKS (Hampton, VA)
Colonel Don Edwards, Jr., USA
Chaplain (Lieutenant Colonel) Juan M. Crockett, USA
Chaplain (Lieutenant Colonel) Terrell L. Jones, USA
Washington, DC Chapter of the ROCKS, Inc.
Colonel Jennifer Wesley, USA
Major Stephen Stanley, USA
General Carter F. Ham, USA, Retired
Lieutenant General James C. McConville, USA
Honorable Warren C. Whitlock, USA
Colonel Eric P. Flowers, USA
Colonel Sheila Flowers, USA
Colonel Dorene Hurt, USA, Retired
Colonel Lillian Anita Dixon, USA, Retired
Colonel Lucretia M. McClenney, USA, Retired
Lieutenant Colonel Charles “Chuck” Holden, USA, Retired
Major Tamisha Norris, USA
Mrs. Delores Johnson-Davis
Ms. Susan Gordon
Mr. Jeff Jurgenson
Mrs. Sharene Alexis Cook
The following cadet has been selected to receive a
LTG Edward Honor Leadership Award stipend in the amount of $3,000.
Cadet Kelli Puckett, Jackson State University MS IV
The following cadets have been selected to receive a
R.C. Cartwright Scholarship stipend in the amount of $800.
Cadet Holly Njabo, Virginia Military Institute
Cadet Zariand Mobley, Fayetteville State University
Cadet Lenox Poyner, Elizabeth State University
Cadet Jacari White, Florida A&M University
Cadet Robin Williams-Boodhoo, Morgan State University
Cadet Diamond McCray, Jackson State University
Cadet Megan Walker, Prairie View University
ATTENTION VIETNAM VETERANS
The National Board of the ROCKS, Inc. and its chapters have embarked on a Fundraising Initiative that involves the sale of coffee and tea. We would appreciate your participation in the fundraiser by placing a onetime order of coffee, tea, or other products you will find on the Organo Gold website.
Simply go to www.organogold.com , click on “Products” to see all of the
choices and prices and select “Buy Now”. The product will be sent directly to you
at the ship address you provide. There is also a wealth of information about the company- Organo Gold- on the website.
Because of the quality and health benefits of Organo Gold coffees and teas, they
make great gifts as well.
Feel free to e-mail or call me if you have questions.
BG Velma Richardson, USA, Retired / Vrichardson5@cox.net / 703-371-0710
The National Board of the ROCKS, Inc.
is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.
All donations are 100% tax deductible.
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earn money for your local Chapter.
IMPORTANT NOTICE - NEW LAW
2016 NATIONAL BOARD OF THE ROCKS GOLF OUTING
MG Wallace Arnold USA (Ret)
Mr. Frank Smith, Sphinx Financial Group
William “Kip” & Joyce Ward, LTG, USA, Ret
Hawthorne “Peet” Proctor, MG, USA, Ret
Proctor & Boone, LLC
BG Clara Adams-Ender, USA, Ret
Mr. David Jackson
COL Lucretia McClenney, USA, Ret.
Engineering Software and Network Services
Pleasant Valley Business Solutions
BG Earl Simms, USA, Ret
MG Reuben Jones, MG, Ret
MAJ Horace McClerklin, USA, Ret
COL Angie Hemingway, USA, Ret
Wounded Warrior Sponsors
MG Michael T. Harrison, Sr., USA, Ret
MG Robert Nabors, USA, Ret
BG Roger Scearce, USA, Ret
Mr. Sarah Benrazek
David and Octavia Jackson
LTG Arthur Gregg, USA, Ret.
MG Fredric Leigh, USA, Ret.
BG Velma Richardson, USA, Ret.
COL Austin Bell, USA, Ret.
COL Eric Flowers, USA
COL Sheila Howell-Flowers, USA
COL Conrado Morgan, USA, Ret.
Ms. Hazel M. Cameron
Conrado’s International, Inc.
Martha Mason Hill Memorial Foundation, Inc.
Maxwell Associates LLC
The Top Ladies of Distinction Inc. Alexandria Chapter
The Greenfield Family
THANK YOU TO ALL OUR GOLFERS, VOLUNTEERS AND WESTFIELDS STAFF FOR MAKING THIS A SUCCESSFUL EVENT!!!!