Who We Are
The United States Army
Officer Candidate Schools
Hyrum Smith (founder of Franklin Covey Co and the Franklin Day Planner)
Artillery OCS Graduate Class 1-67
The idea for the modern Officer Candidate School for Infantry was conceived in June 1938, when a plan for an officer-training program was submitted to the Chief of Infantry by Brigadier General L. Singleton, Commandant of the Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia.
“Maj. Gen. Gary Brito, commander of the U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence (left) and Lt. Col. Matthew Chitty, commander 3-11 Infantry (OCS) (right) cut the birthday cake with the youngest candidate and oldest graduate, OCS Alumni Association Past President COL. John Ionoff, in attendance at Fort Benning.”
The OCS Alumni Association
The United States Army Officer Candidate Schools Alumni Association (TUSAOCSAA) is the Alumni Association for the United States Army Officer Candidate School (OCS). The mission of our Alumni Association is to preserve the legacy of the Army’s OCS Program by supporting the Army OCS Heritage Center and the OCS Memorial Walk, as well as conducting a National Annual Reunion.