Cadet Battalion Commander Poole
Cadet Poole is the Cadet Battalion Commander for the University of Akron Army ROTC Program and acts as the liaison between cadets in charge of the Battalion and Cadre members as well as heading up the cadet staff officers. Cadet Poole is currently a member of a Military Police company of the Ohio National Guard and has received Airborne Training at Fort Benning, Georgia. In May of 2013 Cadet Poole will commission into the Active Army as an Aviation Officer and will report to training at Fort Rucker, Alabama.
Cadet Battalion Executive Officer (XO)
Hello, my name is Corey Lowe. As the Executive Officer, I am responsible for keeping all staff positions on task and am second in command to the Cadet Battalion Commander. In May of 2013 I will commission as a Second Lieutenant into the United States Army Reserve Component.
Cadet Command Sergeant Major
I am Cadet Erik Cottrell. I am the Cadet Command Sergeant Major for the 42nd Ohio Volunteer Battalion. I am in charge of supervision of training and responsible for the overall morale and welfare of all cadets. I am the recipient of the 4-Year National ROTC Scholarship, 2010 graduate of the US Army Basic Airborne Course, and recipient of the Gold German Armed Forces Badge of Military Proficiency. I am currently a Political Science and Criminal Justice Major with a Minor in Military Science and will graduate in May of 2013. In September I will attend the Chemical Basic Officer Leadership Course in Fort Leonard Wood, MO.
Cadet S-1 Personnel Officer
Cadet Tersigni is the Personnel Officer. As Personnel Officer he is in charge of tracking all new and current members of ROTC and ensuring their administrative training requirements are up to date. Cadet Tersigni serves as a Psychological Operations Detachment Leader in the Army Reserves and will commission as an Aviation Officer in May of 2013.
Cadet S-2 Intelligence Officer
Cadet Rennert is the Cadet S-2, Intelligence and Coordination Officer. The major functions of his position include keeping the battalion aware of safety and risks that could hinder the training and daily lives of Cadets. In addition, he also serves as the subject matter expert on enemy as well as friendly force intelligence information, and note taker at all major meetings of the battalion. Cadet Rennert is pursuing a Masters Degree in the Science of Accountancy and will be graduating and commissioning in May of 2013. Cadet Rennert will then become a member and serve as a Second Lieutenant in the Army National Guard.
Cadet S-3 Operations Officer
My name is Eric Dick. As the Operations Officer, I am in charge of planning, coordination, and supervision of training and events in ROTC. I work with our instructors, the Cadet Battalion Commander, and our staff to ensure we have a place to train, a plan to follow, and a timeline to abide by. In May of 2013 I will commission as a Second Lieutenant into the Ohio Army National Guard.
Cadet S-4 Logistics Officer
My Name is Adam Freeman. I am a senior cadet in the Army ROTC Program and a Political Science and Criminal Justice major. My duties as an ROTC cadet fall under Supply Operations (S-4). As S-4, it is my duty to supply cadets with the necessary equipment needed for training. I will be graduating and commissioning as a Second Lieutenant in May of 2013. I will be in the National Guard as an Adjutant General Officer with the 2-174th ADA Battalion in McConnelsville, Ohio.
Cadet S-5 Civil Affairs Officer
Cadet Zachary Burch is the Civil Affairs Officer (S-5) for the University of Akron Army ROTC Program. He is a Political Science and Criminal Justice major with a minor in Military Science. As S-5 he is in charge of recording all events and training as well as promoting The University of Akron’s Army ROTC Program to the public, both on and off campus. Cadet Burch is currently enlisted in the Ohio Army National Guard. He is a recipient of the German Armed Forces Badge of Military Proficiency in 2012 and will commission in May of 2013 as a Chemical Officer.
These fine gentlemen have been selected to ensure the well being of the Cadet Corps