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Named in honor of BG CartwrightLadies 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

2016 ROCKS & Honorary ROCKS of the Year


2016 ROCKS of the Year:

MG Stephen M. Twitty, USA

BG C. David Turner, USA

COL Lucretia M. McClenney, USA, Retired


2016 Honorary ROCKS of the Year:

Admiral Michelle J. Howard, USN

General Peter W. Chiarelli, USA, Retired

2016 Colonel Robert "Bobby" Burke
MAJ Byron Matthews, USA


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The National Board of the ROCKS, Inc.

is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.

All donations are 100% tax deductible. 


Click here to find a chapterPlease click on the links to visit local chapter pages. Chapters throughout the world use these pages to display chapter activities, promote events and recruit members.  Contact the National Rocks Inc. web coordinator if your chapter page is not listed.

Each Board Member is assigned to a Chapter as an Advisor.  Please click the link below to see who is the Advisor for your Chapter.

 National Board Member Chapter Assistance Listing

Suggested Links


click on bulleted listPlease click on the links to visit the national committee pages.  These pages are maintained by the national vice presidents and contain vital information regarding their assigned committees.  Local chapter chairs may also coordinate with national committee chairs to promote joint efforts and activities here.
National Board links