MAJ Jared J. Sutton (PMS)
MAJ Jared J. Sutton grew up in Sparta Wisconsin, where he graduated from Sparta High School in 1993. He entered Army ROTC at University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse (UW-L) and attended both Viterbo University and UW-L. In 1998 he graduated from UW-L with a BS in History and Psychology and commissioned into the US Army as a Field Artillery Officer. After completing the Field Artillery Basic Course, the Army assigned Jared to the 2d Armored Cavalry Regiment in Fort Polk, Louisiana where he served as a Troop and Anti-Tank Company Fire Support Officer, Troop Executive Officer, Squadron S1, and Squadron Fire Support Officer. Following promotion to Captain and completion of the Armor Officer Advance Course, MAJ Sutton was assigned to III Corps and Fort Hood Headquarters as a Corps Fire Support Operations Officer. After a year with the Corps Headquarters, Jared was reassigned to DIVARTY, 4th Infantry Division where he served in various staff positions at the battalion and brigade level as the unit completed two deployments to Iraq and transitioned to a Fires Brigade. During his second OIF deployment, Jared had the honor to command B/2-20FA (MLRS) as they provided precision fires to MNF-I using the newly deployed Guided Multiple Launch Rocket. In 2007 the Army reassigned Jared to the 4th Cavalry Brigade at Ft Knox where he served as the Operations Officer for 1-410FA (TSB) and was responsible for planning and executing training for mobilizing National Guard and Army Reserve formations deploying to OIF. Following promotion to Major, Jared attended Intermediate Level Education at Ft Leavenworth, KS where he studied advanced military operations, strategy and leadership and completed his Master's in Adult, Occupational, and Continuing Education at Kansas State University. The Army subsequently reassigned Jared to III Corps Headquarters where he severed as a Corps Assistant Fire Support Coordinator during the transition from Operation Iraqi Freedom to Operation New Dawn. Most recently, MAJ Sutton was the Corps Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion Operations Officer and Rear Detachment Commander before being assigned to Creighton University as the Professor of Military Science. Jared is married to the former Jodi L. Brooks and they have three children: Trajan , Ian, and Shaela. Jared's awards include the Bronze Star Medal, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster(OLCs), the Army Commendation Medal w/2 OLCs, the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Army Achievement Medal w/3 OLC, the Joint Meritorious Unit Award, and the Meritorious Unit Citation.
CPT Sean Miller (Executive Officer)
Captain Sean Miller graduated from the United States Military Academy and was commissioned as an Armor officer in May 2006. His first duty assignment was in the 5th Squadron 73rd Cavalry Regiment of the 3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division where he served in multiple leadership positions. Immediately upon arriving to Fort Bragg, NC, Captain Miller deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as a Scout Platoon Leader from May to October 2007. After 15 months as a Scout Platoon Leader, he transitioned to serving as the Squadron A/S3 (Operations) and again deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in December 2008. Later in the deployment, Captain Miller assumed duties as the B Troop Executive Officer from March 2009 to February 2010. Captain Miller additionally served as the Squadron A/S3 (Plans) prior to attending the Maneuver Captains Career Course in June 2010. Captain Miller's next assignment was to Fort Riley, KS where he assumed command of B Troop, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment in March 2011. He led the Troop through a rigorous training phase and deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in May 2012 with the rest of the 4th Brigade, 1st Infantry Division. In Afghanistan, Captain Miller and B Troop conducted counterinsurgency operations in the Paktika Province with the Afghan Security Forces and local government leaders in the Sar Howza District. Captain Miller relinquished command of B Troop in October 2012 and transitioned to a position as the Brigade Assistant S3 (Plans). In May 2013, Captain Miller moved to Omaha, NE and assumed responsibilities as the Assistant Professor of Military Science at Creighton University.
Captain Miller's awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Combat Action Badge, Parachutist Badge, Chilean Parachutist Badge and Ranger Tab. He is also a graduate of the Scout Leader's Course, Reconnaissance Surveillance Leader's Course and the USAAS Jumpmaster Course.
Captain Miller is married to the former Melanie Norton of Omaha, Nebraska.
Mr. Stephen M. Marvin (Enrollment and Scholarship Officer)
Mr. Stephen Marvin grew up in Kearney, NE. He enlisted in the Nebraska National Guard in 1989. He served 4 years as a PLL/TAMS clerk in the 195th Armor Battalion (Kearney, NE). Major Marvin received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska at Kearney in Secondary Education in 1993. He received his commission through the OCS (Officer Candidate School) program at the 209th Regional Training Institute (Ashland, NE) in 1992; and attended Armor Officer Basic Course at Ft. Knox, KY in 1993.
In his career as an officer, Major Marvin has served as:
- Platoon Leader for A Company, 1st of the 195th Armor Battalion (McCook, NE)
- Support Platoon Leader for the 195th Armor Battalion (Kearney, NE)
- TAC (Teach, Advise, and Counsel) Officer for the 209th RTI (Ashland, NE)
- Asst. ADC Officer for the 41st RAOC (Lincoln, NE and Iraq)
- Company Commander for HHD 209th RTI (Ashland, NE)
- OCS Company Commander for the 209th RTI (Ashland, NE)
- Embedded Troop Trainer, (Afghanistan)
- Executive Officer for the 402nd Military Police Battalion (Omaha, NE)
- ADC Officer for the 41st ROC (Omaha, NE)
His first deployment was to Iraq during OIF 1 (2003-2004) with the 41st RAOC. His second deployment was to Afghanistan as an embedded troop trainer (2007-2008). His current assignment is with the 41st ROC as the Area Damage Control Officer. Major Marvin has worked in the Army ROTC department of Creighton University as the Enrollment and Scholarship Officer (ESO) since January of 2008. Prior to his service to Creighton, he served as the ESO for the University of Nebraska Lincoln's Army ROTC Department for 4 years.
MSG Carlos Rosales (SMI)
Master Sergeant Carlos Rosales enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1996 as a Field Artillery Cannon Crewmember. Upon completion of One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Sill, OK, he was assigned to 1st Howitzer Battery (M198 Towed), 2nd Armored Calvary Regiment, Fort Polk, LA. While in 1st Howitzer Battery he served as an Advanced Party Member, Ammunition Team Chief and a Howitzer Gunner. During his tour of duty at Fort Polk he attended the Primary Leadership Development Course (PLDC) and was promoted to Sergeant in 1999.
In the fall of 1999, he was assigned to 3rd Battalion 7th Field Artillery Regiment (M119A1 Light), 25th Infantry Division Schofield Barracks, HI. While assigned to 3/7 FA he was charged with the duties of Howitzer Gunner and Chief of Section. In addition, he attended the U.S. Army Air Assault School, Rappel Master Course, Air Force Load Planner course, Basic Noncommissioned Officers Course (BNCOC) and was promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant in 2001. In the summer of 2002 MSG Rosales was reassigned stateside as a member of 4th Battalion 42nd Field Artillery Regiment (M109A6), 1st BCT, 4th Infantry Division Mechanized. On March of 2003 the unit was deployed as part of the initial assault in to Iraq as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Upon redeploying from OIF 1 he attended the US Army Drill Sergeant School at Fort Benning, GA.
After completing Drill Sergeant School, he was reassigned to 1st Battalion 79th Field Artillery Regiment, Basic Combat Training (BCT) at Fort Sill, OK. For the next two years, he served as a Drill Sergeant and was later charged with the duties and responsibilities of Senior Drill Sergeant for Bravo Battery 1/79 FA.
Following his assignment at Fort Sill, he was reassigned to 2nd Battalion 320th Field Artillery Regiment (Balls of the Eagle), 1st Brigade Combat Team (Bastogne), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). During his service with 2-320th FAR he served as a Gunnery Sergeant and Platoon Sergeant for Alpha Battery during the Battalion's deployment in support of OIF 07-09. Upon return from the unit?s 15-month deployment, MSG Rosales assumed responsibility of the Battalion Master Gunner in preparation for the follow on training cycle. During the spring of 2010, his unit deployed in support of OEF 10-11. In the initial months of his deployment to Afghanistan MSG Rosales was entrusted with the Battalion's Operation Sergeant Position; for the rest of the deployment and redeployment.
Following his return from Afghanistan in May of 2011, he was assigned to Creighton University Army ROTC in Omaha, NE in the fall of 2011.
MSG Rosales' awards include the Bronze Star Medal (3OLC), the Meritorious Service Medal (2OLC), Army Commendation Medal (4OLC), Army Achievement Medal (6 OLC), Combat Action Badge, Air Assault Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Drill Sergeant Badge and the Drivers Badge (Wheeled).MSG Rosales' wife Melissa is originally from San Antonio, TX. They have been married for 14 years and have one daughter, Gabriella.
SFC Philip Cole (MSI & MSII Instructor)
Sergeant First Class Cole enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1999 as a Field Artillery Cannon Crewmember. Upon completion of OSUT (One station unit training) at Fort Sill, OK he was assigned to Bravo Battery, 4th Battalion 27th Field Artillery in Baumholder Germany. While assigned to Bravo Battery he served as a Cannoneer and Howitzer Gunner. During his tour he deployed to Kosovo to support peacekeeping operations in the Balkans.
In January of 2002 he was reassigned to 3rd Battalion 16th Field Artillery, 4th Infantry Division Ft Hood Texas. While assigned to 3-16th FA his duties included Howitzer Gunner and Chief of Section. During the spring of 2003 he was deployed as part of the initial assault in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. In January 2005 SFC Cole was assigned to 1st Battalion 15th Field Artillery on Camp Kasey in Korea. After completing BNCOC (WLC) in 2006, SFC Cole was assigned to 1st Battalion 9th Field Artillery, 2BCT, 3rd Infantry Division Ft Stewart Georgia. He deployed once again in support of OIF, serving as Platoon Sergeant for 14 months during Surge Operations 07-08. In January 2009 SFC Cole was assigned to the 1st Battalion 82nd Field Artillery, 1BCT, 1st Calvary Division Ft Hood Texas. Once again he deployed in support of OIF 09-10 serving as Platoon Sergeant. SFC Cole was selected to serve on the Battalion Staff and assumed the responsibility as the Intelligence Sergeant. He deployed once again in support of Operation New Dawn in the summer of 2011 until December when all US Forces pulled out of Iraq. He took part in Operation Spartan Shield, Kuwait. Returning from deployment SFC Cole assumed responsibility as the Battalion Master Gunner. Following his assignment with America?s First Team, he was reassigned to Creighton University Army ROTC in Omaha, NE in August of 2013.
SFC Cole's awards include the Bronze Star Medal (2OLC), the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (3OLC), Army Achievement Medal (2 OLC), and the Combat Action Badge. He has completed the Warrior Leaders Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Senior Leaders Course, Battle Staff, Army Safety Program Management, and Field Artillery Master Gunners Course.
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Retired US Army
Assigned to USACC on 23 Mar 2003