Skip to main content

Department of Military Science records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5449

Scope and Contents

Contains student records, correspondence, minutes, and faculty files of the Department of Military Science.


  • 1978-1997


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 35 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the University Archives Policy.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Department of Military Science records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

The Department of Military Science (est. 1968) is an instructional unit at Brigham Young University. The department is associated with the Army ROTC, and provides courses in military science leading to commission.

The Department of Military Science was formed in April 1968, and was initially associated with College of Industrial and Technical Education. In 1973 the department was moved to the College of General Studies, then in 1987 to the School of Management. In addition to academic instruction, the department also supports a drill team, marksmanship team, color guard, band, and chorus.

Department chairs include Colonel David R. Lyon (1968-1972), Colonel Bartley E. Day (1972-1977), Colonel Donald G. Andrews (1977-1980), Lieutenant Colonel John T. Kallunki (1980-1983), Lieutenant Colonel Brigham S. Shuler (1983-1987), Lieutenant Colonel John Norton Jr. (1987-1991), Lieutenant Colonel Paul M. Searle (1991-1993), Lieutenant Colonel Joseph L. Allred (1993-1995), Lieutenant Colonel John J. Sullivan (1995-1998), Lieutenant Colonel Donald A. Coe (1998-1999), Lieutenant Colonel Reid E. Grawe (1999-2006), Lieutenant Colonel Theodore M. Leblow (2006-2010), Lieutenant Colonel Marc Boberg (2010-2014), and Major Chanda Mofu (2014- ).


4 cartons (4 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Transferred from Records Management, April 2009.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Records Management; April 2009.


Departmental records (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Related Materials

See also The Brigham Young University war service letter (UA SC 28); Department minutes (UA SC 104); Brigham Young University war service letter (UA 813).

Processing Information

Processed; Kayla Quinney; April 2009.

Register of Department of Military Science records
Kayla Quinney
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US