The OCS Hall of Fame was established in 1958 to honor graduates who had distinguished themselves during WWII through Valorous Combat Leadership and subsequent Superior Meritorious Service. The first honoree was Medal of Honor recipient LT Thomas Wigle. There are over 2500 members of the HOF compared about 300,000 graduates since 1941.
Members of the OCS Hall of Fame are honored for
Each nominee must be recommended by a person of stature, preferably an OCS Hall of Fame Member, Senior Military Officer, or Senior Public Service Civilian.
The Nominee must be qualified in one of the above categories and supported by official documentation.
Incomplete packets or packets that do not substantiate qualification will not go before the selection board. Quality Screening is done by the Action Officer and the President of the USAOCSAAA.
The Board meets each December and chooses between 40-50 nominees and the ceremony is held in May in conjunction with the annual OCS Alumni Association Reunion.
OCS Hall of Fame packets are due to the OCS Hall of Fame point of contact ("Attn: Hall of Fame Action Officer") no later than 01 October 2022. Packets can be submitted via mail to the following address:
Officer Candidate School
ATTN: S3, Hall of Fame Action Officer
6510 McVeigh Drive, Bldg. 76
Fort Moore, GA 31905
You can find necessary documents and example biography and nomination letters:
Send any inquiries regarding the OCS Hall of Fame, the nomination process, or upcoming alumni events to (706) 545-5559.