LEARN LEADERSHIP FROM THE BEST LEADERS
The Army ROTC program is only as strong as its instructors. That's why we provide such highly qualified faculty and staff for Cadets. See the kind of varied and interesting experiences instructors have had that make them the best ROTC faculty and staff.
Gettysburg Staff Ride
These cadets learned the importance of military tactics during their trip to Gettysburg, in which they were able to analyze the Battle of Gettysburg and what the leaders of this battle endured during this historical event.
LTC Jason R. Freidt
Professor of Military Science
Lieutenant Colonel Jason R. Freidt is the Department Chair and Professor of Military Science at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
A native of Temecula, California, LTC Freidt received his commission as an Armor officer from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, in June 1996. His previous assignments include: special assistant to the commanding general, United States Army Europe, Wiesbaden, Germany; secretary of the General Staff, V (US) Corps, Wiesbaden, Germany; executive officer to the deputy commanding general, V (US) Corps, Wiesbaden, Germany and Kabul, Afghanistan; operations officer, then executive officer, 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 5th Brigade (AETF), 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas; executive officer to the deputy director, Army Capabilities Integration Center, Fort Monroe, Virginia; operations officer, Operations Division, Army Capabilities Integration Center, Fort Monroe, Virginia; commander, C Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry, Fort Stewart, Georgia and Tikrit, Iraq; logistics officer, 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor, Fort Stewart, Georgia and Baghdad, Iraq; assistant operations officer, 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor, Fort Stewart, Georgia and Baghdad, Iraq; civil-military operations officer, 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor, Fort Stewart, Georgia and Gnjilane, Kosovo; executive officer, C Company, 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry, Fort Hood, Texas; Mortar Platoon leader, 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry, Fort Hood, Texas and Kladanj, Bosnia-Herçegovina; and Tank Platoon leader, B Company, 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry, Fort Hood, Texas.
Lieutenant Colonel Freidt holds a Bachelor of Science degree in American Legal Studies from the United States Military Academy and a Master of Science in Administration (Organizational Leadership) from Central Michigan University. His military education includes the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, the U.S. Army Red Team Leader Course, Armor Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the Infantry Mortar Leader Course, and the Combined Armed Services Staff School.
His awards and decorations include: three Bronze Star Medals, four Meritorious Service Medals, three Army Commendation Medals, four Army Achievement Medals, two National Defense Service Medals, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Iraqi Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, two Overseas Service Ribbons, the Army Service Ribbon, the NATO Medal, and the Air Assault Badge, and the Combat Action Badge.
Mr. Glenn Sudol
Recruiting Operations Officer
CPT Dave Sabulsky
Captain Dave Sabulsky was assigned to the Indiana University of Pennsylvania ROTC program in July 2012. He earned his Commission and secondary education degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2004 and entered the Combat Engineer Corps.
As an Active Guard Reserve Officer, previous assignments include area Recruiting Commander February 2011 to June 2012 and the Officer Strength Manager from August 2005 to February 2009 for the Pennsylvania Army National Guard’s; Recruiting and Retention Battalion.
Captain Sabulsky has served as the Commander for the 856TH Engineer (STRYKER) Company, the only STRYKER Engineer Unit in the Reserve Component, from March 2010 to December 2012. In 2009 deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom IX-XI under Task Force Keystone with the 28th Infantry Division 28th Combat Aviation Brigade and served as the Brigade Engineer. Prior to his deployments had served as the Executive Officer for E Company of the 1-110th Infantry Battalion and A Company Special Troops Battalion. Previously completing his Platoon leadership time with the 876th Engineer Battalion prior to their being decommissioned.
Captain Sabulsky currently serves as the Executive Officer, supporting the continuity of operations and personnel management. Additionally, serves as the Assistant Professor of Military Science for Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Saint Francis University.
His decorations and awards include: Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (1 Oak Leaf), Army Achievement Medal (1 Silver Oak Leaf), Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal (2 Oak Leaf), National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with ‘M’ Device, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Army National Guard Recruiter Badge, Parachutist Badge, German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge (Gold).
CPT Michael Stitt
Assistant Professor of Military Science
MSG Jacob Wilson
Senior Military Science Instructor
MSG Alex Viamonte
Military Science Instructor
SFC Jeremy Jamison
Military Science Instructor
CPT Charles Dunlevy
Assistant Professor of Military Science
Ms. Donna Rankin
Military Personnel Technician
Donna Rankin is employed as the Human Resources Assistant, YB-02, at U.S. Army ROTC Battalion, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP). She has worked in this position since 23 April 1973. Prior to her current position she was employed as a clerk-stenographer with the Department of Geography and Regional Planning at IUP from June 1970 to April 1973. Donna and her husband, Robert, have three children, Amos and Andy Rankin, and Alissa, married to Milos (Babe) Sinan, Jr., and three grandchildren, Mariah, Melanie, and Milos.
Mr. Sam Bennett
Mr. Bennett is a native of Bradford , Pennsylvania . He entered the US Army in July 1982 and completed his Basic and Advance Individual Training at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
He has served in various assignments within the United States and around the world. His stateside assignments include Fort Hood, Texas; Fort Lewis, Washington; Fort Polk Louisiana; Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Indiana Pennsylvania; Slippery Rock Pennsylvania; and Grand Forks, North Dakota. He has also served in the Federal Republic of Germany on two occasions. Mr. Bennett has attended various military schools to include the Primary Noncommissioned Officer Course, Basic Noncommissioned Course, Advance Noncommissioned Course, Recruiter School, and the Air Assault School.
Mr. Bennett has served in numerous leadership positions in the Armor field to include: Bradley Commander E Troop 2/11 ACR Bad Kissingen Germany; Platoon Sergeant in 2nd Battalion, 17 th Cavalry at Fort Hood, Texas; Observer Controller, Active Component/Reserve Component, 2nd Regional Training Brigade, Fort Lewis, Washington; Operations Sergeant, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Operations Sergeant, Slippery Rock University. He is currently assigned as the Supply Technician at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Bennett's awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (one oak leaf cluster); Army Commendation Medal (four oak leaf clusters); Army Achievement Medal (five oak leaf clusters); National Defense Service Medal (one bronze star); the Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (with number two); and the Overseas Service Ribbon (with number 2).