On May 28, 1966, the largest and most significant memorial facility on campus, Memorial Field House, was dedicated to the memory of alumni of IUP who lost their lives in the U.S. Armed Services. The Indiana Evening Gazette reported that Lt. General William F. Twain, commanding general of the First U.S. Army, presented the dedication address at the new Field House. The article also listed those to whom the building was dedicated for their service. Among those honored as of 1966 were:
World War I
Wilmer H. Beckley, Harry Fee, Clifford Morrow, Thoburn Smith, J. Charles Sutton, Samuel F. Weigle.
World War II
Joseph R. Abele, Steve Barto, Thomas Bianco, Joseph Croushore, Charles Daugherty, Jr., Norman E. Davis, Charles W. Deptola, Harold Newton Diem, Frank S. Evanko, Robert Louis McGrew, William D. Gahagen, W. Wayne Henderson, Chester E. Howe, Donald G. Kime, Donald King, Nicholas Kish, John Justin Kline, Leonard J. Litzinger, Howard E. Porter, James Vernon Reams, Merle T. Scholl, John Wayne Scott, Effie L. Shields, Samuel R. Shumaker, Albert C. Surra, Laird D. Travis, Lawrence D. Varner, Louis E. Wells, C. William Winger, and Kenneth A. Woodle.