COSM

1980-1989

1988-1989

Abbott, Anthony – FA

Abbott, Paul – FA

Boughner, Catherine M. – SC

(Brown) Jacobs, Sharon L. – AD
LTC (R) Sharon Brown Jacobs retired after 22 years of service but continues to work as a Defense Contractor. LTC Jacobs has her own management consulting business and is currently working in the great metropolis of Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. (6/18/13)

Cantrell, Christopher A. – MP

Curry Jr., John B. – AV

Devlin, Karl M. H. – MS

Evans Jr., Thomas L. – CM

Jackson, Joel D. – QM

Jordan, Neville R. – SC

Looney, Russell A. – AV

Robertson, Ronald L. – SC
LTC (R) Ronny Robertson retired in 2011 and currently works at Fort Gordon, GA. (6/18/13)

Robinson, Cheryl L. – AN

Scaggs, Roberts E. – EN

Shepard, Anthony B. – AV

Shoaff, Michael V. F. – FA
LTC (R) Michael Shoaff retired in 2010 and currently lives near Miami, FL. (6/17/13)

Wade, Tammy A. – MI

Walsh, Joseph E. – TC

Woodard, Tyron A. – AD

1987-1988

Baldwin, Patrick S.

Bessette, Corinne K. – AN

Burston, Robert V.

Chatman, Renee V. – OD

Damask, Marty H. – AG

Johnson, Lolita R. – FA

Landfried, Chris J. – FA
Chris Landfried is currently retired and working as a DAC with Special Forces Command at Fort Bragg, NC. (6/17/13)

Phelps, Carlton B. – EN

Rice, Kevin R. – MI 
MAJ Kevin Rice commissioned into Military Intelligence in 1988; graduated from Georgia Southern ‘College’ in 1989 (on the five and a half year plan). Currently assigned as the Senior Watch Officer, Joint Intelligence Operations Center European Command, at RAF Molesworth in the United Kingdom. Most recent assignment was a year as a MiTT Team member at the Iraqi Army Camp Iman Ali, in Al-Husiniyah, Karbala, Iraq. In the last 21 years, have spent 6 years in Korea, 18 months in the UK, 18 months in Honduras, 7 months in Africa, two trips to sunny Iraq, and stateside at Forts Huachuca and Gordon, Camp Kilmer, Detroit Arsenal, and MDW.

Robb, Alison G. – MI

Sharkey, Robert S. – FA

Stalling, Veronica A. – AG

Stanton, Brandyn L. – QM

Walters, Gustavus A. – AD

Watson, Brenda L. – OD

1986-1987

Blocker, Everrett T. – MI

Browder Jr., Charles L. – EN

Burns, Richard B. – IN

Collins, Willie D. – AD

Crews, Charles R. – MI

Drennon, William “Scott” – MS
COL Drennon was born in Key West, FL and raised as a Navy “brat.” He adopted his family’s farm in Monticello, GA as home. Colonel Drennon earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice and received a commission in the Medical Service Corps at Georgia Southern University in 1987 as a ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate.

In 2001, Colonel Drennon earned a Masters Degree from American Military University in The American Civil War (honor graduate) and, in 2009, a Masters Degree from the Naval War College in National Security and Strategy. His military education includes the AMEDD Basic and Aviation Advanced Courses, Airborne and Air Assault Courses, U.S. Army Flight School (distinguished graduate), Maintenance Manager/Test Pilot Course, Aviation Safety Officers Course, the Combined Arms and Services Staff School, UH-60 and Fixed Wing Qualification Courses, Command and General Staff College, and the Naval War College.

Colonel Drennon’s previous assignments include: Commander, 36th Medical Evacuation Battalion, Fort Hood, TX, Senior Medical Service Corps Career Manager, Human Resources Command, Alexandria, VA, Commander, 507th Medical Company Air Ambulance, Fort Hood, TX (Operation Iraqi Freedom-01), Executive Officer, 36th Medical Evacuation Battalion, Fort Hood, TX, Commander, 214th Medical Detachment Air Ambulance, Fort Kobbe, Panama (Hurricane Mitch Disaster Relief), Commander, 568th Medical Company Ground Ambulance, Camp Humphrey’s, Korea, Senior MEDEVAC Observer/Controller, Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk, LA, Aviation Maintenance Platoon Leader/Maintenance Test Pilot, 507th Medical Company Air Ambulance, Fort Hood, TX, Company Executive Officer, Charlie Company, 24th Forward Support Battalion, 24th Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA (Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm), Medical Platoon Leader, 1st Battalion 64th Armor, 24th Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA.

Colonel Drennon’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (with five Oak Leaf Clusters), Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal (with six Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster), Southwest Asia Service Medal (with two Bronze Stars), Humanitarian Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (with Oak Leaf Cluster), Saudi Arabia Kuwait Liberation Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Meritorious Unit Commendation (with Oak Leaf Cluster); Senior Aviator Badge, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, Expert Field Medical Badge. He is a member of the Order of Saint Michael, the Order of Military Medical Merit and the Surgeon General’s “9A” Proficiency Designator for excellence in Aeromedical Evacuation.

COL Drennon is currently wrapping up an Operation Enduring Freedom deployment as the Commander for Task Force 14 MED in Kandahar. He is responsible to assist the brigade commander in the accomplishment of all missions associated with the full spectrum of healthcare for all United States echelon-above-Brigade Combat Team and Coalition Forces in the Iraqi Theater of Operations. Colonel Drennon is married to Melissa Drennon and has two children, Kerstyn Williamson and Troy Drennon. (6/17/13)

Franklin, David T. – SC

Gonzales, Steven – (Deceased)
A proud GSU graduate, Major Steve Gonzales will be missed.

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http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/latest/lat_704489.shtml

Goolsby, Adrian E. – QM

Green, Janie K. – AN

Jimenez, Christopher – EN

Krebs, Julia E. – MP

Marchesini, Chris R. – AG

McGarrity, William D. – IN

Moore, Saino E. – AN

Plante, Donald J. – FI

Pruitt, Michael L. – AV

Roach, Jessica L. – TC

Shaver, James – IN
Professor of Military Science, University of Alabama Army ROTC. Lieutenant Colonel James P. Shaver graduated from Georgia Southern University and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Infantry in 1987. He began his career as a rifle platoon leader, mortar platoon leader and company executive officer with the 5th Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 5th Infantry Division at Fort Polk, LA from April 1988 to December 1991. After attending the Infantry Officer Advance Course, LTC Shaver reported to FT Bragg, NC and the 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82d Airborne Division, where he served as an assistant battalion operations officer, then as C Company Commander from 1992 to 1994. After company command, LTC Shaver served as the brigade adjutant. After departing FT Bragg in 1995, LTC Shaver earned a Masters Degree from Long Island University and then served as a Tactical Officer at the United States Military Academy from 1996 to 1999. From 1999 to 2001, LTC Shaver served in the 87th TSD, Birmingham, AL as the division training officer. In 2001, LTC Shaver served overseas in South Korea with the 2nd Infantry Division as a division G3 liaison officer. After returning from Korea, LTC Shaver was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 502d Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), FT Campbell, KY from 2002 to 2004 as the battalion operations officer and battalion executive officer. During this tour, he spent a year in Iraq as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. LTC Shaver commanded the 3rd Battalion, 351st Infantry Regiment, in Florida, from 2004 to 2006. His battalion trained and prepared thousands of Reserve and National Guard troops for overseas deployment in support of the Global War on Terrorism in Iraq and Afghanistan. LTC Shaver was assigned as the Commander and Professor of Military Science of the Ole Miss Army ROTC Rebel Battalion from 2006 to 2009. In June 2009, LTC Shaver assumed command of the Crimson Tide of the Army Battalion at the University of Alabama. LTC Shaver’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Purple Heart, the Meritorious Service Medal (5 OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (2 OLC), the Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, the Iraqi Campaign Medal, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, and the Korean Defense Service Medal. He is authorized to wear the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Expert Infantryman Badge, the Ranger Tab, the Senior Parachutist Badge, the Air Assault Badge, and the Canadian Parachutist Badge. LTC Shaver is married to Michelle Tyra Shaver and has two sons, Trey and Hunter.

Warren, Michael D. – AG

1985-1986

Beach, Barry K. – EN
COL Beach completed Georgia Southern ROTC as a Distinguished Military Graduate in 1986 and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Corps of Engineers. COL Beach graduated from Georgia Southern College in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering Technology degree, and received his Master of Business Administration degree from Brenau University in 1998. After completing Active Duty tours in Germany and Ft. Leonard Wood, MO, COL Beach joined the Georgia Army National Guard in 1992. COL Beach is currently assigned as the Commander of the 122nd Rear Operations Center (ROC), Georgia Army National Guard in Glennville, GA. His previous assignment was as an Embedded Training Team (ETT) Team Chief and deployed to Afghanistan from May 2008 – May 2009. While deployed, COL Beach served as the Commander, Regional Police Advisory Command-North (RPAC-N) and as the J3, Afghanistan Regional Security Integration Command-North (ARSIC-N). COL Beach’s military education includes the Engineer Officer Basic Course, US Army Airborne School, Engineer Officer Advanced Course (Distinguished Graduate), Combined Arms and Services Staff School, Command and General Staff College, Engineer Battalion/Brigade Pre-Command Course, Human Resources Management Qualification Course, and the Military Transition Team Training Course. COL Beach was selected to attend the US Army War College (Distributive Learning) class of 2012. COL Beach is married to the former Jeanie Sorrells (GSU ’87) and has two children, Kyle (19) and Camille (14) and lives in Monroe, GA.

Bentley, Ernest L. – EN

Benton, Terry A. – FA

Brown, Sylvester H. – TC

Cromer, Blake S. – TC

Dotson, Brian A. – FA

Galloway, Edward E. – SC

Goodwin, Annette E.

Hall, Stan K. – EN

Harper, Curtis R. – MS

Hensley, Barry R. – SC

Hoyle, Phillip A. – SC

Hutchinson, Eric Z. – FA

Jenkins, Bruce – FA

Kenneth E. – MS

Jones, Thomas N. Jordan – SC

Long, Trent R. – TC

Nelson, William A. – EN

Pugh, Philip M. – CM

Rappa, Richard W. – AR

Rogers, John D. – MS

Saxon, William M. – FA

Shirley, Robert G. – AV

Stewart, Jeb E. – AD

Strozier, Michael D. – IN

Thomas, Charles N. – AG

Torres, Rafael E. – SC

Trent, Camerone L. – TC

Walker, Eric L. – QM

Watts, John K. – FA

Welch, Thomas C. – IN

1984-1985

Beaman, Patrick L. – FA

Churchwell, W. Mark J6 SOUTHCOM
Colonel Churchwell became the C4I Director of United States Southern Command on 23 June 2008. In his previous assignment, he was the Commander, 44th Signal Battalion, 5th Signal Command, Mannheim Germany, from June 2003 until August 05. Colonel Churchwell was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Signal Corps from Georgia Southern University in 1985 and earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. Throughout his career, he has served in operational assignments in Germany, Panama, Alaska and the Continental United States. He has commanded at every level from platoon to Battalion. A native of Atlanta, Georgia is married to the former Gena L. Gaddis and has three sons, Chance, Dalton, Scout and a daughter Memphis.

Duggleby, Robert W. – FA

Fister Jr., James R. – EN

Geddy, William B. – FA

Kelly, Jack S. – AR

Landy, Francis P. – FA

Lee, Alvin B. – EN
Col. Alvin B. “Al” Lee, the New Orleans District’s 60th commander and district engineer, took command on July 20, 2007. As district engineer, Lee is responsible for a district which, in tandem with the Hurricane Protection Office, is working on appropriations exceeding $7 billion for hurricane restoration. Colonel Lee is a distinguished military graduate of Georgia Southern University and holds a masters degree in Engineering Management from St. Martins University. His military schooling includes the Engineer Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the U. S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the U.S. Army War College.

McLamb, Stewart C. – AR

Ringwall, James D. – CM

Ritch, Joseph B. – FI

Roberts Jr., George E.

Robles, Wilfredo – FA

Sharkey, Christopher W. – FA

Voss, Michael J. – FA

1983-1984

Courson Jr., Danny W. – EN

Ford III, Harry R. – AV

Hale, Robert E. – FA

Lloyd, Tony B. – FA

Moye, Leslie A. – AR

Mullis, James R. – IN

Ogden, Tamara A. – FI

Padgett, Robert R. – EN

Pate, Christopher L. – MS

Schwalm, Horacio E. – AR
LTC (R) Horacio “Tony” Schwalm commissioned from Georgia Southern University in 1984 and retired in 2004. In 2012, his first book, “The Guerilla Factory” was published by Simon and Schuster. The book, which mentions Georgia Southern in it, is about the Special Forces schoolhouse at Fort Bragg. LTC Schwalm currently lives in Tampa, FL. (6/17/13)

Stokes, Juliet A. – AG

Wright III, Arnold E. – EN

1982-1983

Abshire, Robert R. – EN

Benjamin, Gregory – OD

Collins, David L. – SC
Commissioned as a Signal Corps officer into the GAARNG via the early commissioning program in 1982, David graduated GSC with BBA in Gen Bus in 1985. While working in civilian career positions at Merrill Lynch, Johnson & Johnson, and Glaxo Pharmaceuticals he served in various signal staff officer positions in the GAARNG until 1995. In 1995 he accepted a Title 10 (worldwide assignments) status Active Guard Reserve (AGR) position at National Guard Bureau (NGB) in Arlington, VA. He has been in the ARNG AGR program for the last 15 years with signal and branch immaterial field grade command and staff assignments including the Signal Organizational Integrator for the ARNG at NGB, Battalion Commander of the 108th Signal Bn, Chief of Signal Operations, G6 Third U.S. Army/ARCENT/CFLCC, and RC Mobilization C4 Staff Officer, G6 U.S. Army Forces Command. He was promoted to Colonel in 2004 while at FORSCOM and is currently serving as the Director of Strategic Art and Campaigning (fancy title for “faculty instructor”) at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle Barracks, PA. He anticipates retiring from the Army in March of 2014. He is divorced and has one spectacular 8 year old daughter, Isabella. He would greatly enjoy hearing from all GSU ROTC alums, especially those in year groups 82, & 83 and all signal officers. david.collins2@us.army.mil

Courson, Danny W. – EN

Curtis, Adrian B. – SC

Flowers, Jonathan D. – MI

Frederick, Ray S. – IN

Hall, Stan K. – EN

Hughes, Harry L. – SC

Langlois, Marsha A. – MS
COL Marsha Langlois commissioned in 1983 and will be retiring February 2014. She currently serves as the Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff Logistics at US Army Medical Command, Fort Sam Houston, TX. (6/17/13)

Layson, Robert D. – AR

Lee, David S. – FA
Colonel David Lee was born in Savannah, Georgia and raised in a farming community outside of Statesboro, Georgia. He graduated Southeast Bulloch High School in 1981 and completed his BS in Electrical Engineering Technology at Georgia Southern College (now Georgia Southern University). In 2001, Colonel Lee earned his Master’s Degree in Information Management from Keller Graduate School of Management.

Colonel Lee began his military career in 1981, while still in high school, by enlisting as a private in Service Battery, 2-214th Field Artillery, Savannah, Georgia and completed Basic Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. In 1983, he received his commission from the Georgia Southern College ROTC program as a Second Lieutenant, Field Artillery, and reassigned to the 1-230th Field Artillery, 48th Infantry Brigade (Mechanized) as a Company Fire Support Officer. For the next 13 years, Colonel Lee held various positions within the battalion to include Battery Fire Direction Officer, Battery Executive Officer, Battery Commander, Battalion S-2, and Battalion Assistant S-3. In 1989, he became a full-time member of the battalion where he served as the Battalion Training Officer and saw the battalion through the 1990 Desert Storm/Desert Shield Mobilization and the battalion’s eventual redesignation to the 1-118th Field Artillery and relocation to Savannah, Georgia.

In 1995, Colonel Lee was reassigned to the newly formed 1-171st Combat Support Aviation Battalion (Blackhawk) where he served as the first Administrative Officer and Battalion S-1. Afterwards, he was assigned to Headquarters, 78th Troop Command, Decatur, Georgia, as the MACOM Operations Officer. During this tenure, Colonel Lee also became the Battalion S-3 for the 1-78th Troop Command, Kennesaw, Georgia.

His next assignment was to serve as the Strategic Plans Officer, Georgia Department of Defense, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia. Later, he was transferred to the Information Technology Division where he eventually became the Director of Information Management and Georgia Army National Guard G-6. It was also during this time that Colonel Lee was selected to serve as Battalion Commander, 1-118th Field Artillery (Rear). His next assignment was the Garrison Commander for the Georgia Garrison Training Center and Training Center Command located on Fort Stewart, Georgia. During this tenure, COL Lee also served on the National Training Center Command Advisory Council as the Region III Co-Chairman, Region III Chairman, and the National Co-Chairman as well as the Dean of Schools (Seminar/Panel Discussions) for the Training Center University. He was named as the first President for the Georgia Southern University ROTC Eagle Battalion Network (Alumni Association). His current assignment is in the Construction and Facilities Management Office for the Georgia Army National Guard.

Colonel Lee has completed numerous military education courses to include the Field Artillery Officer Basic Course, Field Artillery Officer Advanced Course (Honor Graduate), Armor Officer Advanced Course, Combined Arms Services Staff School, the Command and General Officer Staff Officer Course, the Field Artillery Pre-Command Course, and the Garrison Pre-Command Course.

He has been awarded the Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, the Army Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster, the Air Force Commendation Medal, the Humanitarian Service Medal, the Georgia Meritorious Service Medal with Bronze Boars Head device, the Georgia Commendation Medal, and the Georgia Medal of Valor for Heroism. He is also the recipient of the 1993 William Few Award and was inducted into the Honorable Order of Saint Barbara in 1995.

Colonel Lee is married to Mrs. Elizabeth Lee and they are residents of Bulloch County, Georgia. (7/1/13)

Moye, Leslie A. – AR

Powell, William J. – FA

Sheppard, Robert M. – IN

Smith, Leslie C. – CM
Brigadier General Head of US Army Chemical Branch.

Tift, Samuel M. – FA

Turner, Clarence R. – AD

Tsapralis, Beverly Vogel – SC
Beverly was commissioned in 1983 as a Second Lieutenant in the Signal Corps and graduated Cum Laude the same year with a Bachelors of Technology in Printing Management. After attending Officer’s Basic in Augusta, Georgia, she was assigned to 327th Signal Battalion which is part of the 35th Signal Brigade at Ft. Bragg, NC. While there, she served as a Message Center Platoon Leader, the Assistant S-4, and the Assistant S-4/Training Officer. In 1987 she resigned from active duty and served 4 years in the Army Reserves. Beverly is now the Plant Scheduler for R. R. Donnelly (an international printing company) in Atlanta Georgia where she has been employed since leaving the Army in 1987. She now lives in beautiful Dahlonega, Georgia (where the GSU mountaineering classes used to FTX to) with her husband, Anthony a fellow Army Signal Officer. Beverly and Anthony are very active with the North Georgia Chapter of MOAA (the Military Officers Association of America). They have one son, Jeremy (20).

Watson, Randall E. – TC

Wiggins, Mark V. – EN

1981-1982

Aikens, Jerome C. – FA

Brown, Robert S. – EN

Culbertson, Jerry – FA

Damon, Glenn T. – MS

Fagerstrom, Bruce R. – MI

Hall, Robert G. – FA
MAJ (R) Robert Gregory Hall (Greg) now works at the Fort Gordon Signal Center as Senior Instructor/Task Lead, Signal Digital Master Gunner Course, 442d Signal Battalion. (6/17/13)

Jones, Frank V. – TC

Miller, Reginald A. – AG

Mullis, Charles E. – FI

O’Neal, Larry D. – EN

Prince, John S. – FA

Radcliffe, Woodrow S. – FA
Colonel Woody Radcliffe was commissioned a Second Lieutenant of Field Artillery from Georgia Southern College in 1982. Throughout his career in the Georgia Army National Guard, he served in operational assignments from Platoon to Division. His terminal assignment was as the G-3 at the Land Component of the Joint Forces Headquarters – Georgia National Guard. Colonel Radcliffe retired effective 30 September 2010 with over 30 years of service. His principal staff assignments included Bn S-1, Bde S-6, Bde Inspector General, Bn S-3, Division Operations Officer, and JFHQ J-3. He also served for 10 years in Georgia National Guard Counterdrug Task Force. His command assignments included Battery Commander (A/1/230th FA and A/1/118th FA), Deputy Commander (4th WMD-CST), Commander (3rd Infantry Division Detachment (ROC), 3ID(M)), and Battalion Commander (1st Battalion, 214th Field Artillery). Colonel Radcliffe deployed as the Commander of the 3ID (ROC) during the initial invasion of Iraq at the beginning of Operation Enduring Freedom / Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003. Colonel Radcliffe was awarded the Presidential Unit Citation, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medals, Army Commendation Medals, Army Achievement Medal, Air Force Achievement Medal, Georgia Meritorious Service Medal, Georgia Commendation Medals, Georgia Distinguished Foreign Service Medal, and the Combat Action Badge. He is also a member of the Honorable Order of Saint Barbara. Colonel Radcliffe holds a Bachelors Degree in Education from Georgia Southern College and a Masters in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College. Colonel Radcliffe is married, has three children, and lives in Peachtree City, Georgia.

Reid, Claudine – FA

Ring, Jerry – FA

Rushing, Glenn H. – EN

Thompson, Glenn H. – EN

Thompson, Michael P. – EN

Ware, Walter A. – EN

1980-1981

Bridges, Harold M.

1979-1980

Ray, George

Williams, Linda

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