COSM

2000-2009

2008-2009

Aguda, Alejandrino B. – EN
Alex Aguda is a US Army Corps of Engineers officer stationed at Fort Riley, KS. He graduated with a Mechanical Engineering degree from Georgia Tech and commissioned December 2008.

Atkins, Brandon S. – SC
Brandon Atkins, a Signal officer, is the Battalion S6 for 1st Battalion, 509th Infantry (ABN), stationed at Fort Polk, LA.

Bowen, Holly E. – AN
Holly Bowen is an Army nurse stationed at Fort Gordon, Ga.

Bustraan, Anne M. – AN

Ellis, Ashley (Omar) – MS

Galetta, Jason D. – FA

Gbogboade, Adeyemi O. – MS

Law, Joseph C. – AR
Joe Law is a Distinguished Military Graduate from Moultrie, GA, graduated with a degree in Business Logistics, received the George C. Marshall scholarship. He is assigned to Fort Carson and branched Armor.

Lilly Jr., Brian K. – FA

Marshall, Chiquita N. – SC

Martinez, Jonathan – MI
Jonathan Martinez was born in Brooklyn, New York and raised in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Graduate of Georgia Southern in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and a Minor in Spanish for Business. Military Education includes BOLC II at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, Level 1 Certification in the Modern Army Combatives Course, Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course, and Airborne School. Currently assigned to 1st Battalion, 4th Regiment (OPFOR) in Hohenfels, Germany.

(McIntyre) Lilly, Amy M. – MI
Amy McIntyre Lilly graduated from Georgia Southern University in December 2008 with a BA in Writing and Linguistics. She attended BOLC II and the Field Artillery BOLC III in Ft. Sill, Oklahoma. She is stationed at Rose Barracks, Vilseck, Germany with her husband 2LT Brian Lilly. She has served as an FDO for a M777A2 Howitzer Platoon. She now works an intel analyst for the 2SCR IED-D cell. She and her husband will soon be deploying to Afghanistan.

Peek II, James O. – MS
2LT James Peek commissioned July 15th 2009 at the end of camp, branched Medical Services. Gold Bar at Georgia Southern until 30 Jan, then going to Ft Sam-Houston for BOLC3 1 Feb. Will in-process at Schofield Barracks, HI in April.

Quenga, Joseph A. – TC
2LT Joe Quenga – Transportation Corps – majored in Logistics and Transportation, Air Assault and Airborne (Feb 2010), 82nd Airborne at Ft. Bragg, NC, full-time Warrior. Commissioned Spring 2009.

Webster, William B. – AR
William Webster was born in Fort Stewart, Georgia. Graduate of Georgia Southern as a Distinguished Military Student in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education. Gold Bar Recruiter for the Eagle Battalion. Military education includes BOLC II at Fort Sill, OK, level 1 certification in the Modern Army Combatives course, Armor Officer Basic Course, and the Army Reconnaissance Course. Assigned to 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment at Vilseck, Germany. Received the National Defense Service Medal and the Army Achievement Medal. Married to the former Tashina M. Garcia. They have two Boston Terriers, Rosie and Tank. He currently serves as Commander of B Troop, 3-1 CAV, 3BCT, 3ID.

2007-2008

Allison, Matthew K. – SC

Bailey, Garrett C. – FA

Belcher, Shawn M. – TC

Doak, Robert L. – TC

Frederick, Stanley L. – FA

Hunt, Jerome L. – MP

Myers, John E. – QM

Parker, Alena S. – CH

Prieto, Luis A. – AD
CPT Luis A. Prieto is a native of Dalton, GA. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 2007. Upon graduation, he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Air Defense Artillery, branch detailed to Armor for his first three years.

CPT Prieto’s major assignments include Scout Platoon Leader, 3RD PLT Anvil Troop, 1-91 CAV, 173RD ABCT, Germany; Executive Officer, Anvil Troop, 1-91 CAV, 173RD ABCT, Germany; Assistant S-4, Headquarters & Headquarters Troop, 1-91 CAV, 173RD ABCT, Germany; BN Assistant S-3, 5-5 ADA BN, 31ST ADA BDE, JBLM, WA; & Currently serves as the Battery Commander for HHB, 5-5 ADA BN, 31ST ADA BDE, JBLM, WA.

CPT Prieto’s military education includes Basic Officer Leader Course II at Fort Sill, OK, the Armor Officer Basic Course at Fort Knox, KY, Airborne School, the Air Defense Artillery Captain’s Career Course at Fort Sill, OK and Combatives Level I.

CPT Prieto’s Awards and Decorations include Army Commendation Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (2), NATO Medal for service with ISAF, Combat Action Badge, and the Parachutist Badge.

CPT Prieto currently resides in JBLM, WA wife his wife, the former Ms. Manoella (Melody) Felix, and their daughter Anisa (5 years old). (6/17/13)

Smiley, Atahsia S. – MS

Swears, Shawn M. – MI

White, Glory E. – AN

2006-2007

Bond, Brandon J. – QM

Burgess, Daniel H. – AV

Dardis, Christopher W. – AV

Demarco, Ryan R. – QM

Erickson, Adam R. – AV

Feehan, Stephen J. – FI

Kelner, Leigh A. – AN

Lake, Brandon A. – FA

Lockhart, Bridget D. – AN

Mathis, Henry L. III – SC

Moseley, Robert S. – IN

Rothenbuhler, Paul L. – QM

Tomlinson, Adrian P. – AR

2005-2006

Beasley, Kenneth M., Jr. – FA

Bedford, Lloyd E. – IN

Brown, Randall C. – AR

Douglas, Michael B. – AR

Durante, Craig M. – MP

Kirkland, Moshe D. – IN
1LT Moshe Kirkland is currently assigned as the XO of HHC 2-121 INBN of the 48th IBCT GA National Guard. Currently deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Hopes to become the next commander of A Company of the same battalion in Valdosta, GA upon his return home and promotion.

McDonald, Brian E. – IN
Captain Brian McDonald is an active duty Airborne Ranger and stationed at Baumholder, Germany (just returned from Iraq). Recently selected for Special Forces and will move onto 7th Special Forces Group after MCCC and the Q-Course. Hobbies include his Jeep and traveling Europe.

Parrish, Victoria L. – AG

2004-2005

Askew, Brannon L. – FA

Askew, Brooks H. – EN
CPT Brooks H. Askew is currently a Georgia Guard man who is activated, working at United States Army Forces Command. Career: Platoon Leader of a LRS Platoon in OIF 06-08. M-Day soldier from DEC07-DEC08. Worked at Merrill Lynch as a Financial Advisor from FEB08-Present. Currently on military leave of absence from ML/working title 10 orders at FORSCOM. Hobbies/interests: Working out, watching college sports(football, basketball, baseball), reading non-fiction, grey hound races, having a good time.

Bell, Michael D. – FA
Captain Michael Bell ($$$ALUMNI DONOR$$$) is an active duty Field Artillery officer out of Fort Bragg, NC. He received a BS in IT in 2004. Hobbies are hunting, fishing, and reading.

Chicola, Daniel M. – EN
CPT Dan Chicola is a native of Miami, FL and joined the Georgia Army National Guard as a Combat Medic in 2002. Soon after, he joined the ROTC Program at Georgia Southern and graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering through the GTREP Program with Georgia Tech.

CPT Chicola is currently assigned to the Headquarters Company of the 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team as the Brigade Engineer Officer. He has completed two Company Commands: first as the Commander of Alpha Company 48th Brigade Special Troops Battalion Combat Engineer Sapper Company and second the Headquarters Company of the 48th Brigade Special Troops Battalion in Statesboro, GA. He deployed to Afghanistan in 2009-2010 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom as the Commander of Alpha Company, Combat Engineers Sappers, 48th Brigade Special Troops Battalion. He has held the following Company Positions: Company Commander, Executive Officer, and Platoon Leader. The following Battalion Positions: ASST. Battalion Operations Officer. The following Brigade Positions: Assistant Brigade Engineer. Additionally he deployed to Gulf Port, MS as a Platoon Leader, in support of Hurricane Katrina.

His awards include: The Bronze Star, Sapper Tab, Army Commendation Medal, German Armed Forces Physical Fitness Badge, Army Achievement Medal (3 OLC), Afghan Campaign Medal, NATO Medal – ISAF, Overseas Service Ribbon with M-device, National Defense Ribbon, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, Georgia Meritorious Service Medal, Georgia Commendation Metal, Mississippi Emergency Service Medal.

Schools Attended: Intermediate Level Education (currently enrolled), Engineer Officer Basic Course, Engineer Captain Career Course, Explosives Counter Hazards Course, Sapper Leader Course, Army Corps of Engineers Construction Quality Management Course (6/14/13)

Collier, Philip R. L. – QM
Commissioned from the Eagle Battalion program in DEC 2004 and received a BA in Political Science. Initially assigned to the 101st ABN DIV (AASLT) and deployed with them to Iraq from 2005-2006. Graduated from the Army Logistics Management College (CCC) in 2008. After graduating from CCC, assigned to Fort Riley, KS as a Military Transition Team (MiTT) member. Currently serving a second deployment in Iraq with MiTT and will redeploy in the Spring of 2010.

Doak, Rebecca A. – MP
CPT Rebecca A. Doak is an Active Duty, Airborne qualified MP. She graduated from MP OBC in SEP 2005 and was assigned to the 988th MP CO at Fort Benning, GA as the Platoon Leader of the 1st PLT Punishers. Her platoon deployed to OIF from DEC 05-DEC 06 to conduct the Police Transition Team mission in SE Baghdad, Iskandariyah, and Najaf. In February 07, she became the S1 of the 92d Military Police Battalion (Rear) at Fort Benning, GA and eventually became the S1 (actual) upon the unit’s redeployment. In JUN 08, she assisted in relocating the battalion to Fort Leonard Wood, MO. In NOV 08, she transitioned to the S3 shop of the 92d Military Police Battalion while she waits for an MPCCC date. Hobbies and interests: hiking, kayaking, swimming, horse-back riding, dog training, riding ATVs.

Gary, Kemetta R. – MI
Kemetta Gary was commissioned Dec 2004 as a Military Intelligence officer branch detailed Chemical. Served as the Gold bar recruiter until going to OBC in Fort Leonard wood, MO. Her first assignment was Geibelstadt (Wuerzburg) Germany. She participated in the USAREUR draw down, decreasing the US footprint in Germany and re-basing them to CONUS locations. She served as the CHEMO/S2 for the 5-158th AVN REGT which re-flagged to 2-1 Combat Aviation Brigade, Fort Riley , KS. She then served in Support of OIF 07-09 in Tikrit/ Al Asad, Iraq. Attended the Military Intelligence Captains Career Course at Fort Huachucua, AZ, and is currently assigned as the 299th BSB S2 Fort Riley, KS. She enjoys swimming, running at her own pace, and traveling (not on orders).

Harvey, Esther J. – EN

Jackson, Michelle D. – QM
CPT Jackson received her commission at Fort Lewis, Washington after completing a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Economics with emphasis in Labor with a minor in Military Science from Georgia Southern University. CPT Jackson also possesses a M.B.A in Financial Management from Northcentral University. She has served as an assistant paralegal, recruiting assistant, S-1, assistant S-4, maintenance platoon leader, support platoon leader, executive officer, and acting company commander. In May of 2007, CPT Jackson affiliated with the National Guard Bureau where she served for as a financial systems analyst with NGB-ASM’s Resources Branch and as a Silver Siege/Active 2 Guard program representative under NGB-ASM’s Officer Management Branch. She is currently assigned as a TAC officer for the GaARNG OCS program on the M-Day side and to the Construction and Facilities Management Office (CFMO) as the Director of Resources for the GaARNG. She is currently being processed for a branch transfer to FI so she can deploy with the GaARNG new Finance Company.

Leslie, Angela – QM

Lewis, Denise G. – MI

McCollum, David A. – EN

Meddeb, Irene M. – TC

Njoku, Tahiana – FI

Njoku, Uchenna K. – CM

Rivera, Jose A. – SC

Rowland, Nicholas L. – QM

Stangle, Eric M. – QM

Sweat, Anna M. – CM

(Waite) Jaacks, Jennifer L. – MS
CPT Jennifer Jaacks branched Medical Service and is currently a Senior Captain in the Georgia Army National Guard in the 78th Aviation Troop Command as a 67 J (medical evacuation pilot.) She stood up detachment 2, C Co. 1-169 in February 2011 from the ground and joined with other detachments and HHC out of Tennessee and Maryland to deploy to RC-SW Afghanistan (Hemland Province) in 2012. She will soon be handing off her detachment and moving over to the medevac liaison position in the Battalion.

Full time, she has worked directly for National Guard Bureau on the Aviation
Training Assistance Team for the past 5 years.

CPT Jaacks has one daughter, Sophie, who will be turning 4 this July 2013. CPT Jaacks enjoys participating in adventure races and hiking using the land
navigation skills that she acquired while in ROTC.

Walker, Tyesha N. – AG

2003-2004

Anderson, Craig M. – SC
CPT Craig Anderson commissioned from Georgia Southern’s Eagle Battalion in 2004 and branched Signal Corps. He graduated from SOBC in October 2004 and was assigned to the 29th Signal BN, Fort Lewis, WA. He deployed in support of OIF III, where he served as a Node Center Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer. CPT Anderson returned to Fort Lewis in November 2006, where he served as the Assistant BN S3. He attended the Signal Captains Carrier Course (SCCC) and the BDE/BN s6 Course at Fort Gordon, GA. Upon graduation in November 2008, he received a follow-on assignment to serve as the Operations OIC for the 3rd Infantry Division G6. He served as the SQDN S6 for 3-7 CAV, 2HBCT, 3ID, and commanded the Signal Company for 2nd HBCT, 3ID. CPT Anderson currently serves as the Executive Officer and MS IV Instructor at Georgia Southern. He and his wife, Iricel, have one daughter, Esmee. They reside in Statesboro. (6/17/13)

Betz, Travis – AV

Boldt, Philip J. – AV

Damsky, Jesse I. – QM

Dennis, Jennifer L. – OD
Spring 2004 Eagle Battalion ROTC graduate. Originally from Cairo, GA. Active duty Logistics officer. Currently deployed with the 13 Sustainment Command(Expeditionary) serving as a Plans Officer. Previously deployed with 101st Airborne Division, 159 AVN BDE. Served as a PL for the Maintenace Platoon in 4-101 AVN Battalion. Also served as the Brigade S-4 for HHC 159 AVN Brigade. Became Air Assault qualified in 2007 while stationed at Fort Campbell. Looking to take command in Fort Hood after deployment.

Hart, David A. – IN

Harvey, Bryan C. – FA

Jaacks, Kyle S. – AV

Jones-Andrews, Kenyata L. – CM

Manning, Quiana R. – AG

McDonald, William A. – SC

Mercier, Brad A. – FA

Morrison, George (Danny) – SC
CPT George “Danny” Morrison is currently stationed in Stuttgart, Germany and serving as the Deputy Chief for the Enterprise Services Division of Special Operations Command Africa. After Graduating from Georgia Southern and Commissioning in 2004, he attended the Signal Officer Basic Course at Fort Gordon before his first duty station at Fort Riley Kansas. He spent four years with the 1st Infantry Division; his first assignment in the Big Red One was as a PL and eventually the XO for the 331st Signal Company of the 101st Forward Support Battalion in the 1st Brigade. After inactivating his Company in 2006, he was reassigned as a Battalion S6 for the 2nd Battalion of the 32nd Field Artillery Regiment in the 4th Brigade Combat Team. CPT Morrison deployed with 2-32 FA in 2007 to Baghdad, Iraq and after returning from the deployment he PCSed to Fort Gordon to attend the Signal Captains Career Course (SCCC).

After graduating SCCC, he served four years in the 82nd Airborne Division where he commanded the Division Signal Company for two and a half years after serving as the Company XO, and prior to that, serving as the G6 Rear Detachment OIC. CPT Morrison deployed twice with the 82nd Airborne Division Signal Company to OEF X in RC-E in 2010 and then to OEF XII in RC-S in 2011. He jumped 33 times with the 82nd and earned the Senior Parachutist badge while he was stationed there after graduating from the Army Advanced Airborne School’s Jumpmaster course. CPT Morrison was just selected for Major a few months ago (just waiting on his sequence number now) and will be attending ILE sometime next year.

CPT Morrison and his wife, Sarah, just celebrated their 2nd anniversary and currently do not have any children, dogs, cats or goldfish. While they are
planning a family, they currently are enjoying their freedom in Europe, traveling as much as possible and visiting the many wonderful places throughout that region of the world. CPT Morrison believes everyone should do at least one tour in Europe, as there are SO many wonderful places to visit.

CPT Morrison plans to work on his Master’s Degree while in Germany and is currently working on his German Language Certificate. Besides traveling, he enjoys working on and four wheeling in his Jeep Wrangler, riding his Honda Shadow around the curvy and scenic German roads, snowboarding in the Alps and black forest, and visiting and sampling the numerous breweries and wineries throughout Europe. (6/20/13)

Paige, Bryan D. – SC

Williams, Louis L. – EN

2002-2003

Brown, Tomianne – OD

Damsky, Jessie – QM

Davis, Steven – MI

Davis-Parson, Sheila L. – AG

Ko, Chong U. – SP

(McKillip) Simmons, Jaime L. – QM
MAJ Jaime McKillip Simmons graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2003 as a Quartermaster Officer. MAJ Simmons commanded a maintenance company, attended Captain’s Career Course in 2010, and now serves as the Deputy G4 for the 1st Sustainment Command (Theater) at Fort Bragg, NC. In August 2013, she will move across post to the 525th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade as the S4. MAJ Simmons has deployed three times to Iraq and is preparing for her fourth deployment to Kosovo by the beginning of September. With the exceptions of OBC, CLCCC, and deployments, MAJ Simmons has been stationed at Fort Bragg her entire career. (6/17/13)

Paige, Bryan D. – SC

Ramirez, Tina L. – FI

Simpson, Elijah – MS

2001-2002

Durante, David M. – FA

Hoffman, Joseph – TC

Pittman, David – FA

Read, Christopher S. – MI

Dake, David W. – EN

Fountain, Lance J. – MP

Luckey, Jason O. – SC

2000-2001

(Allen) Fricks, Virginia L. – OD
Ginny graduated in Dec 2000 in the OD Branch. She spent 4 1/2 years in the Army before getting out in Apr 2005. She deployed twice in support of OEF & OIF, received the Bronze Star for her actions during OEF. She is married to MAJ (P) Samuel Fricks (Georgia Southern University ROTC Graduate/2000) for 15 yrs and is currently stationed at Fort Bragg, NC. They have PCS’d 10 times to 8 locations in 16 yrs. Ginny has a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, Culinary Arts Degree, and a Masters in Business Administration (Human Resources). She is currently a GS Civilian with the 82nd Airborne Division.

Coleman, Dianna C. – CM

Cornett, James R. – MI

Grate, William D. – MI

1999-2000

Dardis, Patrick W. – AV

Fitch, Gregory B. – SC
MAJ Gregory Fitch is currently serving in a Military Exchange Position in the Netherlands. (6/17/13)

Fricks, Samuel L. – MS

Ladd, Erik C. – IN

Luckey, Juan T. – TC

Skelton, Akemi A. – SC

Stephens III, Hosie – OD

Thompson, Jerrid A. – OD

Wilford Jr., William P. – IN

Last updated: 7/20/2016

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