Iowa State University
Here our Cadets are completing another water obstacle. They used what equipment they had to strop the box of supplies on a Cadet’s back.

Cadets crossing an obstacle with a box on their back

Here our Cadets are completing another water obstacle. They used what equipment they had to strop the box of supplies on a Cadet’s back.

LTC Richard Smith

Professor of Military Science

<p>MSIV Instructor and Chief Scholarship Board President</p><p><b>Commission Source:</b>United States Military Academy at West Point. Branched Field Artillery</p><p><b>Civilian Eduation</b>: BS Economics-USMA, Masters of Homeland Security-Pennsylvania State University, MA Management & Leadership-Webster University</p><p><b>Military Education</b>: Basic Training, Advanced Individual Training, Field Artillery Officer Basic Course (FAOBC), Field Artillery Officer Advance Course (FAOAC), Combined Arms & Services Staff School (CAS3), Joint Firepower Controler Course (JFCC), Command & General Staff Officer Course (CGSOC).</p><p><b>Deployment/Overseas Experience</b>: Berlin Brigade-Berlin Germany-1990-1991; Operation Joint Forge-Bosnia-1999-1st CAV Division; Operation Enduring Freedom V (OEF-V)-Afghanistan-2004-2005- 25th Infantry Division; Operation Enduring Freedom X-XI (OEF X-XI) -Afghanistan 2010-2011- 101st Airborne (Air Assault)</p>

Andy Commins

Executive Officer

<p><b>Commission Source</b>: University of Tampa ROTC, branched Infantry.</p><p><b>Civilian Education</b>: BA University of Tampa, Tampa, FL; JD-JD Candidate, Drake University Law School, Des Moines, IA.</p><p><b>Military Education</b>: Basic Combat Training, Advanced Individual Training, Defense Language Institute, Primary Leadership Development Course, U.S. Army Airborne School, Infantry Officer Basic Course, Bradley Fighting Vehicle Leaders Course, Mortar Leaders Course, Infantry Officer Advanced Course, Commanders Safety Course, CAX, Combatatives Level 1 & 2, Fiscal Law Course, ILE Phase 1</p>

MAJ Kevin White

Operations Officer

<p><b>Commission Source</b>: Florida International University branched Field Artillery</p><p><b>Civilian Education</b>: BS Environmental Science- Florida International University, AA- Miami-Dade Community College<br /><b>Military Education</b>: Basic Training, Advanced Individual Training (AIT), Field Artillery Officer Basic Course, Field Artillery Captain's Career Course, the Combined Arms Service Staff School, Airborne School, Jumpmaster, Joint Forward Observer Course, Total Army Instructor Training Course, and the Marine Course Naval Gunfire Course.</p>

Mr. Aaron Rosheim

Recruiting Operations Officer

<p><b>Commission Source</b>: Iowa State University. Branched Aviation</p><p><b>Civilian Education</b>: B.S. History from Iowa State University 06, M.A. Military History from Norwich</p><p><b>Military Education</b>: Basic Combat Training, Flight Operations (15P), Airborne, Air Assault, Aviation Officer Basic Course, Initial Entry Rotary Wing Training (IERW), Blackhawk Qualification Course</p><p><b>Deployments</b>: Kosovo in support of KFOR 13 Thank you</p><p>Contact me for information regarding this program including scholarships, contracting, and commissioning as an officer in the U.S. Army, Army National Guard, or Army Reserves.</p>

CPT Nathan J. Groves

Assistant Professor of Military Science

<p><b>Civilian Education</b>: Michigan Technological University, BS Civil Engineering, branched Transportation Corps.</p><p><b>Military Education</b>: Transportation Officer Basic Course, Combined Logistics Captains Career Course, Airborne School, Support Operations Officer Course, Joint Operation Planning and Execution System (JOPES) Operator Course.</p><p><b>Deployment/Overseas Experience</b>: Operation Iraqi Freedom 2005-2006 548th CSSB; Operation Iraqi Freedom 2007-2009 57th Transportation Company; Operation Enduring Freedom 2010-2011 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division.</p>

MSG Benjamin Pingel

Senior Military Instructor/MSII Instructor

<p><b>Civilian Education</b>: Associates of Arts from City Colleges of Chicago and is pursuing a BS in Workforce Leadership and Development from the University of Louisville.</p><p><b>Military Education</b>: Basic Training, Advanced Individual Training (AIT), Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Non-Commissioned Officer Course, Advanced Non-Commissioned Officer Course, First Sergeant's Course, Army Instructors Course, Battle Staff Course, Senior Leader's Course, NATO Combat Arms Recognition Course, Warrior Leader's Course, Small Army Maintenance Course, Combat Lifesaver Course.</p><p><b>Overseas Experience</b>: 2 Deployments to Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom V and Operation Enduring Freedom X-XI.  Stationed in Germany and South Korea.</p>

SFC Dabel

<p><b>Civilian Education</b>: Currently pursuing Bachelor's in Business Administration through American Military University.</p><p><b>Military Education</b>: Basic Infantry One Station Unit Training (OSUT), Airborne, Emergency Medical Technician Basic, Combat Life Saver, Field Sanitation, UAV Operator, Warrior Leader Course, Infantry Mortar Leader Course, Tactical Information Operations, Advance Leader Course, Combatives Level I, Pathfinder, Senior Leader Course.</p><p><b>Overseas Experience</b>: Three tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 03-04, 06-07, 08-09; one tour in support of Operation Enduring Freedom 11-12.</p>