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Lieutenant Colonel (P) Brad R. Henry

Professor of Military Science
Department Chair
Commission Source: ROTC. Branched Infantry
Civilian Education: B.A in Political Science – The College of New Jersey. MMAS in Operational Art and Science – US Army Command and General Staff College
Military Education: Infantry Officer Basic Course, Armor Captain's Career Course, Command and General Staff College, School of Advanced Military Studies.
Deployment/Overseas Experience: Operation Iraqi Freedom, 2003, Mansour, 1-325 AIR, 82ND Airborne Division; Operation Enduring Freedom 2005, Bagram, 1-325 AIR, 82ND Airborne Division; Operation Iraqi Freedom, 2007-2008, Kadhimiya, 1-502 IN, 101st Airborne Division; Operation Spartan Shield, 2017, Kuwait, 3-8 CAV, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division HQ; Republic of Korea, 2018-2019, Camp Red Cloud, Camp Humphreys, 2nd Infantry Division.
Office: (973) 313-6258

Captain (P) Cordell S. Lain

Assistant Professor of Military Science
Operations Officer/Military Science Level III Instructor
Commission Source: USMA, Branched Engineers
Civilian Education: B.S in Civil Engineering – United States Military Academy; M.S in Engineering Science and Mechanics – Georgia Institute of Technology
Military Education: Engineer Officer Basic Course, Engineer Captain's Career Course, Airborne School
Deployment/Overseas Experience: Operation Enduring Freedom, 2012-2013, Maiwand, 1-36 IN, 1SBCT, 1st Armored Division; Republic of Korea, 2014-2015, Camp Casey, 1-72 AR, 1ABCT, 2nd Infantry Division; Regionally Aligned Force-Europe, 2015, 2016, Germany, Poland, Romania, 10th BEB, 1ABCT, 3rd Infantry Division; Rotational Brigade-Korea, Camp Casey, 2018, 10th BEB, 1ABCT, 3rd Infantry Division.
Office: (973) 275-2345

Captain Roque L. Rodriguez

Assistant Professor of Military Science
Commission Source: OCS, Branched Infantry
Civilian Education: B.A in Criminal Justice – Thomas Edison State University, Trenton, NJ. Military Education: Infantry Officer Basic Course, Maneuver Captain's Career Course, and Joint Firepower Course
Deployment/Overseas Experience: Operation Enduring Freedom: Horn of Africa, Company Commander 2019
Office: (973) 313-6257

Sergeant First Class Carlos Padilla

Military Science Level II Instructor
Civilian Education: University of Maryland University College, General Studies.
Military Education: Warriors Leaders Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Senior Leaders Course, Army Recruiter Course, Combatives Level I, Combatives Level II, Combat Life Savers Course, Force Battle Command-Brigade Leader Opnet Certification Course (FBCB2), Army Basic Instructor Course (ABIC), Small Group Instructor Course (SGITC), Advanced Facilitation Skills Course (AFSC), Common Faculty Development- Instructor Course (CFD-IC), Antiterrorism Officer Basic Course, Army OPSEC Program Manager/Officer Course, Basic Open Source Intelligence Course (OSINT), Master Resilience Trainer Course (MRT), Equal Opportunity Leaders Course (EOL), Air Assault Course, Airborne School, Advanced Situational Awareness- Basic Course (ASA-B), Asymmetric Warfare Adaptive Leader Program (AWALP).
Deployment/Overseas Experience: Operation Enduring Freedom 2002, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 1-22 IN, 4th Infantry Division; Operation Iraqi Freedom 2003-2004, 1-22 IN, 4th Infantry Division, Tikrit, Iraq; Operation Enduring Freedom 2008-2009, Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan (CSTC-A), Kabul, Afghanistan; Operation Enduring Freedom 2011-2012, 2-27 IN, 25th Infantry Division, Kunar Province, Afghanistan.
Office: (973) 275-2345

Master Sergeant Adam J. Laws

Senior Military Science Instructor, Military Science Level I Instructor
Military Education:
Completed all NCOES schools up to Master Leader Course, Battle Staff, Route Reconnaissance Clearance Course, Cold Weather Leaders Course, Master Resilience Trainer Course and Equal Opportunity Leader Course. Served as an Instructor Writer, teaching Basic Demolition and Counter Improvised Explosion Device (CIED) for OSUT for both the infantry and Armored School house. 
Deployment/Overseas Experience: B Co, 2nd Engineer Battalion at Camp Castle, South Korea. Deployed to Iraq 2004-2006 with 14th Engineer Battalion. Deployed with A Co STB, 3rd BDE, 1st ID to Afghanistan 2008-2009.  Deployed to Afghanistan with 6th Engineer Battalion (ABN) in support of Combined Joint Special Operation Task Force (CJSOTF) in FEB 2012-SEPT 2012.
Office: (973) 313-6250

Major Austin Wilson

Assistant Professor of Military Science
4-415th SROTC BN, U.S. Army Reserves
Commission Source: United States Military Academy at West Point. Branched Engineer Corps.
Civilian Education: BS German/Spanish - USMA, MS Health Education and Kinesiology - University of Florida
Military Education: Engineer Officer Basic Course, Engineer Captain's Career Course, Modern Army Combatives Program Level II
Deployment/Overseas Experience: Operation Iraqi Freedom 06-08, 3rd BDE, 1st Cavalry Division, Baquba, Iraq.
Office: 407-701-1825  

Mr. Rene O Samayoa, Contractor

Military History Instructor, Recruiting Operations Officer
Commission Source: Seton Hall University, Branched Finance
Civilian Education: BS Business Management, Accounting CPA Track, Rutgers-Newark, NJ
Military Education: Finance Officer Basic Course (FOBC), Finance Captain's Career Course (FCCC), Unit Mobilization Officer, Information Operations, Electronic Warfare Operations and Military Information Operations Support.
Mobilization: Under Operation Enduring Freedom- 2005-2006, Mobilized to Ft. Leonard Wood as the Executive Officer of Engineer One Station Unit Training (OSUT) company.
Office: (973) 313-6255

Faculty and Staff

Ms. Katrina Chester
Enrollment Tech
Office: (973) 313-6254

Ms. Michele Jackson
Supply Tech
Office: (973) 313-6269

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