Battalion Staff

 Battalion Commander:

C/LTC  Kirsten Lucas

This position is the most demanding in a cadet battalion. The instructor staff appoints the cadet to this position based on demonstrated leadership ability and academic standings. The appointed cadet must be able to apply common sense and judgement in the solution of problems that affect the entire cadet corps. The Battalion Commander (BC) is responsible for all the battalion does or fails to do.

Battalion Executive Officer:

C/MAJ  Justin Coleman 

The Executive Officer (XO) is responsible for everything the staff does, or fails to do. Some of the responsibilities of the Battalion XO are organizing and inspecting the battalion staff, monitoring their progress on all staff actions, acting as the commander of cadets during ceremonies, and preforming duties as directed by the Battalion Commander. The Executive Officer also assumes command of the battalion in the absence of the Battalion Commander. 

Command Sergeant Major / Promotion Board Authority:

C/CSM Corey Atkins

The Battalion Command Sergeant Major (CSM) is responsible for assisting Non-commissioned Officers (NCO's), the Battalion XO, and the adjutant with administrative details, assisting the BC in all matters regarding enlisted members of the cadet battalion, and supervising all color guard and flag details. Additional responsibilities include ensuring all enlisted cadets are properly trained. In the event of an absent office, the CSM assumes command of the battalion.

The Promotion Board Authority (PBA) is a special staff member who oversees all promotions, merits, and demerits. They command the promotion board which all cadets are required to appear for and be confirmed for promotion. 

Battalion Adjutant (S-1):

C/1LT  Tatiana Nunez

The Battalion Adjutant (S-1) is primarily responsible for preforming administrative duties as directed by the BC, XO,  AI, and SAI. Some of the S-1's duties include maintaining documental records of each cadets personal profile. This profile includes the cadets personal information, rank, ribbons received, awards, training and learning portfolio.

Battalion Security Officer (S-2):

C/1LT Juan Vasquez

The Battalion Security Officer (S-2) is responsible for all things regarding the security of the battalion and all buildings under the battalion's control. The S-2 is in charge of locking and unlocking the main building at the beginning and end of the day, monitoring and maintaining all rifles, and filing risk assessments for any event that cadets take part in.

Battalion Operations Officer (S-3):

C/1LT  Juan Vasquez

The Battalion Operations Officer (S-3) is responsible for the preparation, conduct, and supervision of all training activities of the cadet battalion. The S-3 is responsible for the preparation of weekly training schedules, the organization of events such as reviews and parades, and the maintenance of the training portion of cadet records. The S-3 must also be able to take charge of the battalion in the absence of both the battalion commander and the XO.

Battalion Supply Officer (S-4):

C/1SG Devonte Furlow

The Battalion Supply Officer (S-4) is responsible for the maintenance, security, record keeping, issue, and turn-in of all U.S. government property that is used in the Rams Battalion. The S-4 is held accountable for the issuing of all JROTC uniforms including Class A's, Class B's, ACUs, and any other uniform accessories. Working with the S-2, the S-4 makes sure that all material issued out by the JROTC program is kept safe at all times.

Battalion Special Projects Officer (S-5):

C/SGT Celia Davis

The Battalion Special Projects Officer (S-5) is responsible for the planning and coordination of special projects as outlined by the BC, XO, or instructor staff. The S-5 maintains records on all activities and coordination as they pertain to each project and keeps the BC, XO, and instructor staff informed to the progress or problems of each of these projects.

Battalion Signal and PA Officer (S-6):

C/1LT Korbin Martin

The Battalion Signal and PA Officer (S-6) is responsible for the maintenance of all electronic equipment within the cadet battalion, the upkeep of the Rams JROTC web page, and the publication of activities within the JROTC program. The S-6 performs duties as directed by the BC, XO, AI, or SAI that pertain to any electronic equipment within the battalion.

Color Guard Commander:

C/2LT Preston Cox

The Color Guard Commander is responsible for training the members of the Color Guard, for representing the cadet battalion at activities as directed by the BC, XO, or instructor staff, and for scheduling Color Guard competitions along side the S-3. The Color Guard Commander must also be capable of commanding the Color Guard and must possess an in-depth knowledge of flag procedures.

Raider Commander:

C/CSM Corey Adkins

The Raider Commander is responsible for the training of the Raider team and the coordination of Raider events. The Raider Commander must put together exercises for the members of the Raiders to ensure the team is in the best possible shape. These exercises may include P-90X, mile runs, push ups, sit ups, rope bridges, and any other exercises the Commander sees fit.

Drill Team Commander:

C/1LT Preston Cox

The Drill Team Commander is responsible for recruiting, training, and organizing members of the Drill Team. The Drill Team Commander is also responsible for the scheduling of Drill practice and any other events the Drill team will participate in such as parades and competitions.

Alpha Company Commander:

C/CPT Nicholas Frame

The Alpha Company Commander is responsible for all Alpha Company does or fails to do. The Company Commander (CC) keeps the Battalion Commander apprised of the status of the company at all times and ensures the company is prepared to accomplish its assigned mission in a satisfactory manner. Some of the principal duties of the Alpha Company Commander include commanding the company all formations, executing the orders of the battalion commander, and making sure that each cadet is an effective member of the team by taking an interest in each cadet and their problems and offering advice to help these cadets with their problems. 

Bravo Company Commander:

C/CPT  Brianna Holmes

The Bravo Company Commander is responsible for all Bravo Company does or fails to do. The Company Commander (CC) keeps the Battalion Commander apprised of the status of the company at all times and ensures the company is prepared to accomplish its assigned mission in a satisfactory manner. Some of the principal duties of the Bravo Company Commander include commanding the company all formations, executing the orders of the battalion commander, and making sure that each cadet is an effective member of the team by taking an interest in each cadet and their problems and offering advice to help these cadets with their problems.