Bradley J. Rindos ’23, of Chatham, New Jersey, is concentrating in mechanical and aerospace engineering and pursuing certificates in robotics and diplomacy. Rindos is a Class of 2022 Dean’s Scholar in the Nations’ Service. He is an aspiring Air Force officer and is fascinated by international relations and national security. This summer, he hopes to work alongside the State and Defense departments to better understand the intricacies of diplomacy and the application of military power in the defense of democracy. Rindos currently is an Air Force ROTC cadet, where he studies military history, practices leadership development, and teaches a laboratory curriculum to younger students. Rindos is a distinguished graduate from Air Force ROTC field training, a private pilot, and a member of the Air Force Association, an advocacy group for air power. In an operational role, he hopes to fly fighter jets after graduation and ultimately be the first person on Mars. Afterwards, he envisions a career in education, policy, or defense. On campus, Rindos is a residential college adviser in Whitman College, an Orange Key tour guide, the founder of Princeton Intramural Spikeball, and is involved in the Aquinas Community. He’s a volunteer Emergency Medical Technician and an Eagle Scout.
In summer 2022, Rindos is working for the Defense Department, Office of the Sr. Advisor for Strategic Communications & Chief Speechwriter to the Secretary of the Army.