Lieutenant Colonel Trinidad Gonzalez, Jr.
Professor of Military Science
Department Chair, MS IV Chief Instructor and Scholarship Board President.
Commission Source: United States Military Academy at West Point. Branched Engineer Corps.
Civilian Education: BS Civil
Engineering – USMA, MA Engineering Management
Military Education: Engineer Officer Basic Course, the
Engineer Captain's Career Course, Combined Arms and Service Staff School
(CAS3), and Command and General Staff College (CGSC).
Deployment/Overseas Experience: Afghanistan CJ7; 1st Infantry Division, Operation
Iraqi Freedom; 3rd Army Central Command, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.
Office: (973) 313-6258
Captain Nicholas Hoffman
Executive Officer and Admissions Officer
Commission Source: Rutgers, the State University of NJ. Infantry.
Civilian Education: BS Criminal Justice- Rutgers, the State University of NJ
Military Education: Infantry Officer Basic Course (IOBC), Maneuver Captain Career Course (MC3)
Deployment/Overseas Experience: Operation Enduring Freedom- 2004-2005 42nd ID; Operation Iraqi Freedom-2008-2009 50th IBCT
Office: (973) 313-6251
Master Sergeant Oscar Contreras
Senior Military Science Instructor, Military Science Level III Instructor
Office: (973) 313-6250
CPT P. Scott Winterton
Military Science Level II Instructor, Operations Officer
Commission Source: Utah State University ROTC. Branched Air Defense Artillery.
Civilian Education: BS: Business and Human Resource Management- Utah State University, MA: Masters of Leadership- University of Texas El Paso, MBA: Masters of Business Management- Colorado State University.
Military Education: Air Defense Officer Basic Course (OBC), Unit Movement Officer Course (UMO), Automated Air Load Planner (AALP), Chemical Biological and Nuclear Course (CBRN), Captain Career Course (CCC), Combatives Level 1, and Instructors Training Course (ITC).
Deployment/Overseas Experience: 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, Republic of Korea (S. Korea) 2006-2007; 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Operation Enduring Freedom Afghanistan 2010-2011.
Office: (973) 761-6257
Sergeant First Class Chad Louis
Military Science Level I Instructor
Civilian Education: Associates in General Studies; In progress of finishing BS in Criminal Justice.
Military Education: Basic Training, Advanced Individual training ( Infantry), Airborne School, Seer School level 2, Sniper School (SODIC), Jumpmaster School, Warrior Leaders Course, Basic Non Commissioned Officer Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Combatives (Levels 1,2, and 3), Mountain Warfare (winter), Combat Life Saver Course.
Deployment/Overseas Experience: ( 2/505th) Parachute Infantry Regiment- Kosovo- April 99- October 99, Sanai Peninsula Jul 2000- Jan 2001/( 4/31 Infantry)- Horn of Africa- Jul 2002- Jan 2003, Iraq Jan 2004- Apr-2005/ (1/325) Airborne Infantry Regiment Iraq Jun 2006- Nov 2006, Iraq December 2006- November 2007, Afghanistan Jun 2009- Nov 2009, Haiti Jan 2010- March 2010, Iraq Jun 2011- December 2011
Office: (973) 313-6257
Faculty and Staff
Mr. Paul Bollenbacher
Commission Source: Officer Candidate School, Infantry.
Civilian Education: BA in Literature and Language (Spanish).
Military Education: Infantry Officer Basic Course, Maneuver Captains
Career Course, Civil Affairs Qualification Course, Command and General Staff
Deployment/Overseas Experience: One year to Iraq as Mobile Training Team member, One year to
Afghanistan as a member of a Provincial Reconstruction Team.
Office: (973) 313-6256
Ms. Katrina Chester
Office: (973) 313-6254
Ms. Michele Jackson
Office: (973) 313-6269
Mr. Kevin Cooke, Sr.
Office: (973) 313-6255
Sergeant First Class Peter Sarni 3rd
National Guard Liaison
Office: (973) 538-4117