Col Russ Hanthorn, USMC (R)
RUSS HANTHORN attended The Ohio State University on an NROTC scholarship, graduating in 1958, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering. He was commissioned a 2dLt in the US Marine Corps. He earned an MEd from the University of Georgia. Colonel Hanthorn retired from the Marine Corps in June 1988. He then served as the Naval Science Instructor, Naval JROTC Unit, Mar Vista H.S., Imperial Beach, CA, and subsequently as the Senior Marine Instructor, Marine Corps JROTC Unit, Sweetwater H.S., National City, CA. Mr. Hanthorn was initially elected to the ANA Board in March 2012. He stepped down in August of 2013 to serve as Head of Schools, and then Chief of Staff at the Academy. He is an active member of the Rotary Club of Carlsbad and well respected in the local community. He co-chairs the annual Carlsbad Veterans Day Ceremony held at the Army and Navy Academy. Mr. Hanthorn resides in Carlsbad.