Northern Illinois University
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HUSKIE BATTALION

(815) 752-ROTC (7682)

kbuchanan1@niu.edu

The Cadre serve as teachers, trainers, and mentors to the Cadets as they develop Army and more importantly leadership skills.ets.

Juniors and Seniors train younger Cadets under the watchful eye of the Cadre.

The Cadre serve as teachers, trainers, and mentors to the Cadets as they develop Army and more importantly leadership skills.ets.

LTC Jerome Morrison II

Professor of Military Science

An active duty Field Artillery Officer who assumed Professor of Military Science duties in May 2015. LTC Morrison is the Department Chair and primary instructor for the MS IV's (seniors).

MSG Rufus Beamon

Senior Military Instructor

An active duty Non-Commissioned Officer in the engineer field, MSG Beamon assumed duties as the Senior Military Instructor in May 2013. He serves as the primary instructor for the MS I's (freshmen) and MSIII's (juniors).

CPT Derrek Montoya

Assistant Professor of Military Science and Recruiting Operations Officer

An Army Reserve Aviation Officer who assumed Assistant Professor of Military Science duties in September 2014. CPT Montoya is also the acting Recruiting Operations Officer and the primary instructor for the MSII'ss (sophomores).

Ms. Kim Gage

Human Resource Assistant (HRA)

A retired Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) who assumed duties as the HRA in June 2005. Ms. Gage manages all Cadet and Cadre personnel and administrative actions.

Mr. John Dickinson

Supply Technician

A former Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) who assumed duties as the supply technician in April 2010. Mr. Dickinson manages supply, procurement and many of the budgetary functions for the unit.