2022 Hall of Fame Inductee

John Carroll University (1977)

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Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Robert P. Stall attended John Carroll University where he completed his bachelor's degree in Marketing and the Army ROTC program.

He graduated and commissioned in May of 1977. His first assignment was as a Tank Platoon Leader for the 1st Bn, 13th Armor in Illesheim, Germany. He subsequently served in the 4th Battalion (Airborne) 68th Armor, prior to departing active duty.

Stall entered the Army Reserve in December of 1983 as part of Company B, 2nd Bn., (Airborne) 11th Special Forces Group in Youngstown, Ohio. He served in multiple command and staff positions both in Special Forces and later in Psychological Operations, as part of 2nd Psychological Operations Group in Cleveland, Ohio.

Stall assumed command of the 15th Psychological Operations Battalion in July of 1997. In 1999, the unit was activated and was the first Psychological Operations Battalion on the ground in Kosovo following the air war. Stall was the KFOR PSYOPS Chief for Operation Joint Guardian and was the Special Staff Officer for all NATO Psychological Operations for General Doctor Klaus Reinhardt, the Commander for NATO Ground Forces in Kosovo.

Upon return, he became the Deputy Commanding Officer for 2nd Psychological Operations Group. Stall left Psychological Operations and assumed duties in the 352nd Civil Affairs Command, in College Park, Maryland. After the Command of the 358th Civil Affairs Brigade, he served as Chief, Joint Interoperability Division J7 at the Joint Forces Command in Norfolk, Virginia before receiving flag rank.

In July 2013, he retired from the USAR, after serving three years as the Commander of the 108th Training Command headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. Previously, Stall was the Division Commander of the 98th Training Division in Rochester New York and Assistant Division Commander, 80th Training Command in Richmond, Virginia.

His military awards and accolades include the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit with Oak Leaf Custer, Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Combat Action Badge, Special Forces Tab, and Parachutist Wings, as well as other medals and ribbons.

For over 30 years Stall has also had a distinguished career with the Cleveland Clinic Health System. He is currently the Executive Director for International Operations. He has also served as Chief of Operations for the Cleveland Clinic Regional Hospitals, president of Euclid Hospital, Medina Hospital and South Pointe Hospital in succession, and was the Division Administrator for the Cleveland Clinic Regional Medical Practice for 13 years. Past positions also include financial manager for the Division of Surgery and administrator for the Department of Neurological Surgery.

About the Army ROTC Hall of Fame

The ROTC Hall of Fame was established in 2016 as part of the ROTC Centennial celebration. The first class (2016) inducted 326 former ROTC Cadets who had distinguished themselves in their military or civilian career.

The Hall of Fame honors graduates of the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps who have distinguished themselves in military or civilian pursuits. It provides a prestigious and tangible means of recognizing and honoring Army ROTC Alumni who have made lasting, significant contributions to the Nation, the Army and the history and traditions of the Army ROTC Program.

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