Information And Actions Being Taken Related To COVID-19
The Military College of South Carolina
give online buttongive online button apply now buttonapply now button

Citadel News Service
9 Apr 2015

Members of The Citadel Class of 2016 climb the ranks into leadership positions

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Citadel's Commandant of Cadets designates commanders, regimental staff, sergeants major and first sergeants for the Class of 2016. Cadets who will assume the nine top-ranking positions were recognized during a private ceremony with The Citadel's president, Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa, The Citadel's Associate Provost, Col. Mark Bebensee, and The Commandant of Cadets, Capt. Geno Paluso. The new officers were provided with the chevrons that will be added to their uniforms to reflect their ranks. They will assume their stations when the fall semester begins.


Pictured left to right:

James N. McManus, Regimental Academic Officer

Edward J. Kelley, Honor Chairman

Justine C. Zukowski, 5th Battalion Commander

Jared D. Brown, 4th Battalion Commander

Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa, President of The Citadel

Capt. Geno Paluso, Commandant of Cadets

Col. Mark Bebensee, Associate Provost

Walter D. Bryson, 3rd Battalion Commander

George M. Taylor, 2nd Battalion Commander

James A. Jenkins, 1st Battalion Commander

Spencer E. Lukas, Regimental Executive Officer

James R. Urban, Regimental Commander


Regimental Staff

Regimental Commander – James R. Urban

Regimental XO – Spencer E. Lukas

Honor Chairman — Edward J. Kelley

Regimental Academic Officer — James N. McManus

Regimental Adjutant — Matthew M. Ireland,

Regimental Provost Marshall — Lance W. Cook

Regimental Operations Officer — Colin W. Graham

Regimental Supply Officer — Dylan K. Green

Regimental Public Affairs Officer — Brianna J. Young

Regimental ITS Officer — Emily A. Kerbs

Honor Vice Chairman-Education — John David Raad

Vice Chair for Investigations — Alex L. Hairfield

Regimental Religious Officer — Robert C. Scarborough

Regt Human Affairs Officer — Rocco W. Consiglio

Regimental Physical Readiness Officer — Dennis P. Crepes

Regimental Activities Officer — Nathan S. Thomas

Regimental Recruiting Officer — Savannah G. Duan

Regimental Sergeant Major — Devin W. Oliver

Regimental Admin NCO — Austin K. McMath

Regimental Operations NCO — Joel P. Neuder

Regimental Supply NCO — Matthew C. Kim

Regimental Provost NCO — Anthony R. Zovich

Regimental Human Affairs NCO — Ryan P. Fallon

Regimental Public Affairs NCO — John J. Fenton

Regimental Recruiting NCO — Christopher B. McGee

Regimental Physical Readiness NCO — Zachary D. Rutherford

Regimental Activities NCO — Alex C. Bear


1st Battalion

Battalion Commander —James A. Jenkins

Battalion SGM — Benjamin R. Young

A Company Commander — Russell G. Johnson

A Company First Sergeant — Gregory J. Daly

B Company Commander — Emily M. Schwendinger

B Company First Sergeant — Joel R. Smith

C Company Commander — Austin M. Brown

C Company First Sergeant — Jesse Ray N. Nardone

D Company Commander — Brent S. Kiefer

D Company First Sergeant — Collins T. Langley


2nd Battalion

Battalion Commander — George M. Taylor

Battalion SGM — Kaleb R. Martin

E Company Commander — Michael C. Sherrill

E Company First Sergeant — Cody W. Ford

F Company Commander — Luke N. Pittman

F Company First Sergeant — Joshua J. Scaife

G Company Commander — Franklin T. Fox

G Company First Sergeant — Wilson G. Wicker

H Company Commander — Danny M. Bruce

H Company First Sergeant — Jeremy Q. Miller

BD Company Commander — Kane P. McManus

BD Company Fist Sergeant — Hayden D. Fry


3rd Battalion

Battalion Commander — Walter D. Bryson

Battalion SGM — William D. Hooker

I Company Commander — Louis K. Boyd

I Company First Sergeant — Jacob T. Van Horn

K Company Commander — Thomas M. Brown

K Company First Sergeant — David M. Salter

L Company Commander — Wilson R. Hope

L Company First Sergeant — William C. Ferguson

M Company Commander — Luis M. Parrado

M Company First Sergeant — James R. Batzer


4th Battalion

Battalion Commander — Jared D. Brown

Battalion SGM — Kevin M. MacDonald

N Company Commander — John W. Hope

N Company First Sergeant — Gregory A. Krueger

O Company Commander — Taylor M. Scott

O Company First Sergeant — Andrew C. Griles

R Company Commander — Eric J. Dompkowski

R Company First Sergeant — William S. Thies

T Company Commander — Matthew Bungarden

T Company First Sergeant — Logan M. Moran


5th Battalion

Battalion Commander — Justine C. Zukowski

Battalion SGM — Bret H. Seidler

P Company Commander — Kevyn D. McNeil

P Company First Sergeant — Brett H. Albertson

PB Commander — Anthony Milani

PB First Sergeant — Gregory N. Williamson

S Company Commander — Jacob N. Robbins

S Company First Sergeant — Peyton W. McCarter

V Company Commander — Alexander G. MacDonald

V Company First Sergeant — Angelica L. McNerny


About The Citadel

Charleston, South Carolina. The Citadel offers a classic military college education for young men and women profoundly focused on leadership excellence and academic distinction. Graduates are not required to serve in the military but about 30 percent of each class commission as officers in every branch of U.S. military service. Graduates of The Citadel have served the nation, their state and their community as principled leaders since the college was founded in 1842. The Citadel Graduate College offers more than 50 Master's degrees and graduate certificates in a wide range of disciplines, plus six undergraduate programs, through an all-evening schedule. Some graduate courses are available online.


Achieving excellence in the education and development of principled leaders
Media Contact:
Kim Keelor-Parker
(843) 953-2155

Back to Top