Lt. Col. Julian Perez, Professor of Military Science
(210) 436-3415, ext. 1500
LTC Julian Perez graduated from Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in December 2000 into the Quartermaster Corps where he attended the Quartermaster Officer Basic Course at Fort Lee, Virginia. LTC Perez first assignment was in the 61st Maintenance Company, Camp Kyle, Korea as an automotive platoon leader and shop officer. Upon completion of tour, LTC Perez was assigned to 40th Quartermaster Company DS (Direct Support), 524 Corps Support Battalion, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii as a water platoon leader. After his water platoon time, he became the executive officer for 40th Quartermaster Company (DS). His next assignment was as an SSA accountable officer, support operations maintenance officer, and deputy support operations officer in support of OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM for the LTF (Logistical Task Force) 524 at Karshi-Khanabad (K2), Uzbekistan, and FOB Salerno, Afghanistan. Following the Combined Logistics Captain Career Course, LTC Perez was assigned to the 7th ID at Ft. Carson, CO in February 2006 where he served as the G4 Supply OIC. From September 2006 to March 2009, LTC Perez commanded B Company, 204th Brigade Support Battalion (BSB), 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division at Ft. Carson, CO and in support of OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM. Additionally in Iraq, he served as the Battalion Operations Officer from March 2009 to August 2009.
Following the deployment, he had the fortunate opportunity to attend the Training with Industry program with ExxonMobil in Fairfax, VA and conducted his utilization tour as the Deputy Director of the Petroleum and Water Department (PWD), US Army Quartermaster School (QMS) at Ft. Lee, VA. From June 2012-2013, LTC Perez attended the Command and General Staff College (CGSC) at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas. After graduation from the CGSC, LTC Perez completed his Key Development (KD) time with the 194th Combat Service Support Battalion, 2nd Sustainment Brigade, 2ID serving as the Support Operations Officer (SPO) and Battalion Executive Officer (XO). LTC Perez deployed to Kuwait in the spring of 2016 to serve as the Commander’s Initiatives Group Officer for Combined Joint Task Force – OPERATION INHERENT RESOLVE (OIR). His most recent assignment was as the Multinational and Interagency Division Chief for US Army South G4. LTC Perez is currently serving as the Professor of Military Science for St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (5), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (2), the Army Achievement Medal (4), the National Defense Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Iraqi Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Global War Expeditionary Medal, the Korean Defense Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon (5), Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, Rigger Badge, and the Combat Action Badge. LTC Perez is also a recipient of the Order of the Saint Martin, Samuel Sharpe, and the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge (Gold).
LTC Perez is married to the former Sarah J. Molina of Mirando City, Texas. They have three beautiful girls, Bella (14), Krista (11), and Maiya (7).
CPT Bradley W. Glosser, Executive Officer/Assistant Professor of Military Science
CPT Bradley W. Glosser is a 35D Military Intelligence Officer. He is originally from Pacifica, California and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1999.
CPT Glosser enlisted in the U.S. Army on 15 February 2000. During his enlisted time he served at the Defense Language Institute, the 82nd Airborne Division, and the 173d Airborne Brigade Combat Team, achieving the rank of Staff Sergeant. During his enlisted time, CPT Glosser deployed four times (OEF III, OIF I, OEF VI, and OEF VIII) where he conducted full spectrum human intelligence (HUMINT) operations.
CPT Glosser attended the Officer’s Candidate School at Fort Benning, Georgia and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant to the Military Intelligence Branch on 11 January 2008. His first officer assignment was with the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, Katterbach, Germany, where he served as the brigade assistant S-2 and deployed to Iraq in support of OIF 09-11. In 2012 CPT Glosser attended the MI Captain Career Course (MICCC) and the HUMINT Officer Course at Ft. Huachuca, AZ, where he was awarded a secondary MOS as a 35F - HUMINT Officer. From SEP 2012 to SEP 2013, he was assigned as the S-2 for the 94th Military Police Battalion, USAG Humphreys, Republic of Korea. In September 2013, CPT Glosser arrived to US ARNORTH, Fort Sam Houston where he served in G2 Plans from September 2013 to February 2014, Operations Company Commander from February 2014 to January 2015, and Headquarters Support Company Commander from February 2015 to June 2016. From July 2016 to June 2018, he returned to the Republic of Korea where he served as a Targeting Officer for the Combined Joint Fires Element, United States Forces Korea. CPT Glosser is currently the Executive Officer and Assistant Professor of Military Science at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas.
CPT Glosser’s awards and decorations include the Joint Service Commendation Medal (with oak leaf cluster), Army Commendation Medal (with five oak leaf clusters), Army Achievement Medal (with two oak leaf clusters), Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary and Service Medals, Korea Defense Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, NATO ISAF Medal, German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge (gold), Parachutist Badge.
CPT Glosser is married to the former Andrea Dixon of Atlanta, Georgia. CPT Glosser and Andrea are extremely proud parents of their talented twins Theone (10) and Maximus (10), and their joyful 9 month old Jaxon.
MSG Jason C. Ramirez, Senior Military Instructor
MSG Jason C. Ramirez I was born on October 18th, 1980, in Tarzana California. He graduated High School from Palmdale high in July of 1999.
He enlisted in to the U.S. Army on April 27th, 2000, and completed Basic training and Advanced Individual training at Fort Sill Oklahoma.
His previous assignment positions and deployments include, B Battery 1st Battalion 21st FA Fort Hood Texas, assigned as an MLRS Gunner. Bravo Battery 3rd Battalion 13th FAR assigned as a section chief and deployed during OIF 3 with Bravo Battery from 2005-2006 as a convoy security. Then he was deployed with Alpha Battery 3-13 FAR from 2008-2009 as 3lE and 3lB as Military Police section chief for detainee operation at Camp Bucca Iraq. He was then assigned 2nd Battalion 20th FA assigned as Platoon Sergeant for an MLRS Platoon, from 2009-2012, he PCS’d and was then assigned to 17th Fires Brigade were he served as the Brigade Master Gunner from 2012-2015. MSG Ramirez PCS’s to Fort Sill Oklahoma, where he was assigned as the HHB 2nd Battalion 20th Field Artillery First Sergeant from 2015-2018. MSG Ramirez is currently serving as the Senior Military Instructor for St. Mary’s University in San Antonio Texas.
His Military Schools include; Senior Leaders Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Warrior Leaders Course, Battle Staff, Digital Master Gunners Course, Sexual Harassment Assault Response Program Course, Field Artillery Master Gunner, Equal Opportunity Leaders Course, Combative Level 1, Commanders First Sergeants course, Army Basic Instructors course, Technical Transportation of Hazard Material, and Combat Life Savers Course
MSG Ramirez, is married to the former Michelle Nicole McCain of Des Moines city, Iowa. They have one daughter, Isabelle Marie Ramirez (2).
His awards and decorations include the Meritorious Unit Citation, Army Commendation Medal 5, Army Achievement Medal 6, Army Good Conduct Medal 6, National Defense Service Medal, Korea Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal with Three Silver Stars, Global War on Terrorism, Global War Expeditionary Service Medal, Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Number 3, Army Service Medal, Overseas Medal 3, and Combat Action Badge.
MSG Ramirez is also the recipient of the Prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy Medallion, and also the Order of Saint Barbara Award.
CPT Aaron Frazier, Assistant Professor of Military Science
CPT Aaron Frazier was born 15 March 1980 in San Diego, CA. He enlisted on 5 August 1999 in the U.S. Army, attending basic combat training at Ft. Knox, KY and Advanced Individual Training (AIT), to become a Chaplain Assistant, at Ft. Jackson, SC. After 10 years, he attended Officer Candidate School at Ft. Benning, GA and commissioned as an Engineer in 2009. He received his Bachelors in Business Management from Baker College in Flint, MI and Masters in Business Administration, focusing on Hospitality & Tourism Management, from California State University San Marcos, in San Marcos, CA. His military education includes Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic NCO Course, Chapel Tithes & Offering Fund Manager Course, Combat Life Saver Course, Engineer Officer Basic & Advanced Courses, Brigade S1 Course, the Human Resources Plans & Operations Course, Foundation Instructor Facilitator Course, & the Master Educator Course.
As a Chaplain Assistant his first assignment was Ft. Hood, TX with 2-5 CAV at 1st Cavalry Division deploying to Kuwait in support of OPERATION DESERT SPRING 01-01. He then served in Headquarters 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized) & deployed as part of OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM 1. His next assignment was Heidelberg, Germany working in the USAREUR Chaplain office as an Operations NCO. He was assigned as a Brigade Chaplain Assistant for 18th Engineer Brigade (Theater Support), deploying to both Bulgaria & Afghanistan. Upon redeployment he assumed additional duties as the Heidelberg Military Community Chaplain Assistant NCOIC managing 6 chapel facilities & 10 chapel services. His final assignment as a Chaplain Assistant was once again back at Ft. Hood, TX but this time as the Chapel Tithes & Fund Manager, responsible for all chapel tithes & offerings at the largest U.S. Army installation.
CPT Frazier’s assignments as an officer began as Platoon Leader for 1st Platoon, 73rd Engineer Company, 1st Stryker Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (1/25th SBCT) at Ft. Wainwright, AK. After completing his time as platoon leader, he was reassigned as the Battalion S1 OIC for the Brigade Troops Battalion, 1/25th SBCT & deployed to Masum Ghar, Afghanistan supporting 1,200 individuals from all branches of the U.S. Military to include Department of Agriculture Civilians. His next assignment was as the Operations Officer for the Engineer Directorate of ARCENT / 3rd Army where he received a branch transfer from Engineer to Adjutant General & assisted the U.S. Army’s Soldier Support Institute in completing the Training Development Directorate’s Strategic Action Plan. His next assignment was with 3-501st Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Armored Division at Ft. Bliss, TX. CPT Frazier assumed duties as Assistant Professor of Military Science at St. Mary’s University on 15 September 2017.
CPT Frazier’s military awards & decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (2 OLC), Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (8 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (11 OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (3rd award), National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (3 campaign stars), Iraq Campaign Medal (2 campaign stars), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon (numeral 2), Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Service Ribbon (numeral 4), NATO Medal (ISAF), Army Meritorious Unit Citation, Combat Action Badge, & Driver’s Badge (Wheeled).
CPT Frazier has been married, for nearly 19 years, to the former Mrs. Heather Toyne, also a Personnel Captain in the U.S. Army, whom he met when they attended AIT for Chaplain Assistants in 1999. They have one son named Jeremiah who is 5 years old & an 11-year-old Terrier/Schnauzer mix named Toodles.
CPT Theodore "Teddy" Villasenorloya, Senior Assistant Professor of Military Science
CPT Theodore “Teddy” Villasenorloya was born in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico and raised in San Diego California. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 2011 and received a commission as an Army Transportation Officer.
He holds Bachelors of Science in Literature and a West Point Engineering Focus in Environmental Engineering. He received the State Department’s Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Scholarship in 2005, and studied abroad in Germany from July, 2005 to May, 2006. CPT Villasenorloya is fluent in Spanish and German.
CPT Villasenorloya’s assignments include: Squadron Maintenance Officer and Maintenance Platoon Leader for 7-10 Cavalry Regiment, 4th ID at Fort Carson; Support Operations-Transportation Officer for the 4th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th ID at Fort Carson; Executive Officer for Alpha Company, 4th BSB; 2nd ID Special Troops Battalion S4 at Camp Carroll, South Korea; 517th Movement Control Team Commander for 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, at Camp Henry, South Korea; and his most recent assignment was as the Aide-De-Camp to MG Sean Jenkins, Deputy Commanding General for US Army Installation Management Command at Fort Sam Houston, TX.
CPT Villasenorloya’s military education courses are US Army Airborne Parachutist, Sling Load Inspector Certifier, Basic Transportation Officer, Logistics Captains Career Course, Army Environmental Officer, and Equal Opportunity Leader Course.
CPT Villasenorloya’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (2 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (4 OLC), Korea Defense Service Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Army Service Ribbon and the Parachutist Badge.
He has been married for seven years to Mrs. Alexis Villasenorloya, an El Paso, TX native; they have three children: Brianne Claire-6, Teddy Jr.-5, and Alexander- Newborn.
SFC Jaime Spencer, Senior NCO
Sergeant First Class Jaime Caballero Spencer was born in Odessa Texas and graduated from Odessa High School. He enlisted in the Army in June of 1997 and completed One Station Unit training at Fort Benning Georgia, where he was awarded the 11 Charlie MOS.
His Civilian and military schooling includes AA in General Studies, Warrior Leader’s Course, Advanced Leader’s Course, Senior Leader’s course, Mortar Leader’s Course, Emergency Medical Technician Course, Airborne School, Combat Life Saver, Faculty and Instructor Facilitator Course.
SFC Spencer has held a Variety of duty positons to include; Assistant Gunner, Gunner, Squad Leader, Section Leader, Platoon Sergeant, Personnel Security Detachment Leader, Forward Logistical Tactical Assault Command Platoon Sergeant, and 11C Branch Manager.
Spencer’s Assignments include 1st Battalion 24th Infantry, Fort Lewis, Washington, 1st Battalion 506th Infantry (Curahee) Camp Greaves, Korea, 2nd Battalion 325th Parachute Infantry Regiment ( White Falcon) Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 2nd Battalion 30th Infantry Regiment (Wild Boars) Fort Polk Louisiana, 2nd Battalion 357th Infantry Fort Lewis Washington, 2nd Battalion 3rd Infantry Fort Lewis Washington, Human Resources Command, Fort Knox Kentucky. He has deployed in support of Iraqi Freedom in 2003, and 2007. He also deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in 2006 and 2011.
His Awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service medal, Army Commendation Medal with Valor (“V” device), Army Commendation Medal (One Silver Oak Leaf Cluster, One Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal (3 Oak Leaf Clusters), National Defense Service medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Development Ribbon (Numeral Three), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (Fourth Award), ISAF Nato Medal, Army Parachutist Badge, Combat Infantry man’s Badge, Expert Infantry man’s Badge, and the Order of St Muarice.
He serves as the Military Science instructor at St Mary’s University and is responsible for the training and education of MS Is. He also maintain Cadre oversight of Rattler Battalion operations and is integral in planning, coordinating and resourcing Cadet and Cadre training.
SFC Lucas Eggert, Senior NCO
Sergeant First Class Lucas W. Eggert enlisted in the Army in 1999 and attended Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training as an 11B (Infantryman) at Fort Benning, Georgia. His initial assignment was to the 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colorado, where he served as a squad automatic gunner, Bradley driver and gunner. He was promoted to the rank of sergeant during a deployment to Kuwait where he served as a team leader. In 2003 he was deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was then reassigned to the 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, Schweinfurt, Germany, where he deployed again in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from 2004 to 2005. In 2004 he was promoted to the rank of staff sergeant and served as a rifle and weapons squad leader from 2004 to 2007. Sergeant First Class Eggert deployed again in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from 2006 to 2007. Upon completing his tour in Germany, he was reassigned to the 1st Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia, where he served as new equipment training instructor and was later promoted to sergeant first class. In June of 2010, he was reassigned back to Germany to serve with the 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team as a combat advisor during Operation Enduring Freedom from 2011 to 2012. Upon redeployment he was reassigned to 3rd Squadron, 3d Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas, where he served as a platoon sergeant in Ironhawk Troop from 2012 to 2015. Sergeant First Class Eggert again deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Resolute support from 2015 to 2016. Upon redeployment he was selected to serve as a Senior Drill Sergeant at Fort Sill, OK with the 1st Battalion, 31st Field Artillery Regiment from 2016 to 2018. After completing this assignment he was then assigned as a Military Science Instructor at St. Mary’s University.
Sergeant First Class Eggert’s military and civilian education includes the Primary Leadership Development Course, the Basic Noncommissioned Officer’s Course, the Bradley Master Gunner Course, the Advanced Noncommissioned Officer’s Course, the Security Forces Assistance Brigade Stability Transition Team Course, and the Drill Sergeant Course. Sergeant First Class Eggert has currently completed 93 semester hours towards his Bachelor’s degree in Homeland Security.
Sergeant First Class Eggert’s awards include the Bronze Star Medal (2nd award), Army Commendation Medal (4th award), Army Achievement Medal (7th award), Good Conduct Medal (6th award) National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (four bronze service stars), Iraqi Campaign Medal (four bronze service stars), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (3rd award), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (4th award), NATO Medal, Expert Infantryman’s Badge, and the Combat Infantryman’s Badge.
CIV Chez Varela, Assistant Professor of Military Science/Recruiting Operations Officer
(210) 436-3011, ext. 1517
After service as an Air Force Space Command Communications Noncommissioned Officer, Retired Air Force Captain Augustine Varela Jr. entered the Reserve Officer Training Corps at University of Nebraska-Omaha. He was commissioned in 1990 and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice. Varela is a graduate of the Signal Corps Officer’s Basic Course, Signal Corps Advance Course, Combined Arms Services Staff School (CAS3), Commander’s Course and the Observer/Controller Trainer (OC/T) Course.
His military assignments include Cable Platoon Leader in Desert Storm/Desert Shield; Tactical Satellite Platoon Leader; Company Executive Officer; G6 Telecommunication Staff Officer for the 22nd Signal Brigade, V Corps; S6, 297th Military Intelligence Battalion,
Fort Gordon, Georgia; Allied Military Intelligence Battalion, NATO Headquarters, Sarajevo, Bosnia; Company Commander, Charlie Company, 447th Signal Battalion, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Active Component / Reserve Component (AC/RC) Operations Officer, 75th Training Support Division, Houston; and Chief, J6 Operations, Exercise, and Training Branch for NATO Joint Headquarters, Madrid, Spain. He is currently the Recruiting Operations Officer for St. Mary’s University.
His awards and decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (Three Oak Leaf Clusters), Air Force Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Air Force Good Conduct Award, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal (Three Campaign Stars), Kosovo Campaign Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Air Force NCO Leadership Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Air Force Training Ribbon, NATO Medal, Southeast Kuwait Liberation Medal, and the Kuwait LiberationMedal.
Varela resides in San Antonio and has one daughter, Augustina.
CIV James Roybal, Assistant Professor of Military Science
Office: NB #146
James “Jaime” Roybal is an Assistant Professor of Military Science and the Operations Officer at University of the Incarnate Word. He serves as an instructor and the chief liaison between UIW and the host school St. Mary’s University ROTC Program.
He retired in 2014 as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Transportation Corp. Throughout his career he served as a truck platoon leader, Company Commander (2x), Watercraft Operations Officer, S-3 Support Ops Officer, Assistant S-3, Battalion Executive Officer, Battalion Commander, Logistics Readiness Chief, Corp Trans Officer, G-4 Chief of Transportation, and Public Affairs Officer. His service included assignments in the Middle East, the Balkans, Europe, South and Central America, and numerous CONUS assignments.
Transportation Officers Basic Course, USALMC HAZMAT Course, DINFOS Public Affair Advance Course, Ordnance Officer Advance Course, Company Level Pre-Command Course, Combined Arms Services Staff School, Intermediate Level Education (ILE/CGSC), Joint Operations Planning and Execution Systems (JOPES, Transportation Coordinators Automated Information System (TCAIMS), Air Loading Palletized System (ALPS)
Following his retirement, he began working SROTC as a contractor at the University of Texas San Antonio, Texas A&M Corpus Christi, and St. Mary’s University. He then ventured to JROTC and served as the Senior Army Instructor at Carrizo Springs High School and McCollum High School in San Antonio, Tx until his recent return to St. Mary’s University.
He is originally from Pecos, NM and received his education at New Mexico Highlands University. Roybal and his wife Hilda have 7 children Mr. Roybal enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf.
Ms. Lynette McDuffie, Human Resources Assistant
Ms. McDuffie was born in St. Louis, MO. After enlisting in the U.S. Navy Delayed Entry Program, she reported to Basic Training at Recruit Training Center, Orlando, FL in Aug 1990. Upon graduation, she attended Signalman “A” School also in Orlando, FL. In May 1999, Ms. McDuffie attended Legalman “A” School and became a Navy Paralegal after 9 weeks of training. She has served in multiple duty stations to include Pearl Harbor, HI, Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, IL, and Manama BAHRAIN. She also served onboard four ships to include the USS SAFEGUARD (ARS 50), USS ACADIA (AD 42), USS CAPE COD (AD 43), and USS BONHOMME RICHARD (LHD 6).
Ms. McDuffie reached the rank of Chief Petty Officer in 2007 and ultimately retired from Commander, Navy Reserve Forces Command, Norfolk, VA in 2013. Ms. McDuffie and her husband moved to San Antonio, TX upon her husband’s retirement after 30 years of service, in 2016. Prior to her current position, Ms. McDuffie worked for the Department of the Air Force at Defense Language Institute English Language Center (DLI) as an Administrative Assistant. Ms. McDuffie began her duties at St. Mary’s University San Antonio as the Human Resource Assistant on 16 Apr 2018. Ms. McDuffie has a BS in Paralegal Studies and MA in Human Resources Development.
Ms. McDuffie resides in San Antonio with her husband Anthony, three of their 14 grandchildren, and their dog Koko. The family has eight children and 14 grandchildren. Ms. McDuffie loves to read and travel. She also loves to assist young people with career goals.
Mr. Frederick Nash, Human Resources Assistant
Frederick Nash was born and raised in Colfax, LA on January 9th 1971 and graduated from Montgomery High School in May of 1990.
Following in his family’s footsteps. He enlisted into the U.S. Army on October 31st 1990, as an (11M) Mechanized Infantry Soldier and completed Basic training and Advanced Individual training at Fort Benning Georgia. “Home of the Infantry”
His previous assignment positions and deployments include, 5th Battalion 15th Infantry Regiment Schweinfurt Germany; 1st Battalion 5th Calvary Regiment Fort Hood, TX; 1st Battalion 26th Infantry Regiment Schweinfurt Germany; with deployments to Bosnia, Macedonia, and Kosovo; 1st Battalion 15th Infantry Regiment Fort Benning GA; 2nd Battalion 9th Infantry Regiment South Korea (Camp Casey); Noncommissioned Officer Academy Fort Benning, GA (Primary Leadership Development Course); 2nd Battalion 11th Infantry Regiment Fort Benning, GA (Infantry Officer Basic Course); Operation Group National Training Center, Fort Irwin, CA (Scorpion Team); 1st Battalion 37th Armor Regiment Fort Bliss, TX with deployments to Iraq; 3rd Battalion 41st Infantry Regiment Fort Bliss, TX; San Diego State University San Diego, CA (Senior Military Science Instructor).
Mr. Nash has held numerous positions ranging from Rifleman, Team Leader, Squad Leader, Section Leader, Platoon Sergeant, and Company First Sergeant. He is currently serving as the Human Resource Assistant for St. Mary’s University and University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio Texas.
His Military Schools include; Combat Life Savers Course, Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course, Unit Prevention Leader Course, Senior Instructor/Writer Course, Total Army Instructor Training Course, Combative Level 1 Course, Senior Military Science Instructor Course, and First Sergeants Course.
Mr. Nash, is married to the former Bridgett Williams of Colfax, Louisiana. They have three sons, Brandon (21), Caleb (12), and Cameron (12).
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2), Army Commendation Medal (5), Army Achievement Medal (6), Army Good Conduct Medal (8), National Defense Service Medal with 1 star, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (3), Army Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon (3), and the Expert Infantry Badge.