The Professor of Military Science (PMS) is the program’s senior officer and is responsible for the supervision welfare of assigned cadre and enrolled and contracted Cadets. The PMS synchronizes and integrates the program’s military science curriculum, recruiting and retention activities, scholarship and incentive processes and sustainment capabilities to meet the program’s assigned mission within the Brigade Commander’s intent.
LTC James Hannigan
Prof. of Military Science
The Senior Military Science Instructor (SMSI) is the program’s senior enlisted Soldier and advisor to the PMS. Additionally, the SMSI is assigned a cadre role for Cadet Summer Training, and also supports the program’s staff lead for on-campus recruiting, retention, Cadet administrative and logistical tasks. The SMSI is responsible for the Color Guard and all ceremonies.
MSG Alvin Cook
Senior Military Science Instructor
The Executive Officer (XO), also an Assistant Professor of Military Science (APMS), is the chief of staff for the PMS. The XO handles all major ceremonies, provides oversight on Military Science courses, and supports the program’s staff lead for on-campus recruiting, retention, and Cadet administrative and logistical tasks. The task force’s battle rhythm and staff tasks are all the XO’s responsibility. The XO will also teach classes and attend summer training as a cadre member.
MAJ MinJae Back
Asst. Prof. of Military Science
and Executive Officer
The TF Dragon Cadet Battalion Commander (c/BC) provides guidance and direction, delegates responsibilities to commanders and staff to execute assigned missions, and acts as the standard bearer for the battalion that covers six universities. The c/BC develops a positive command climate, directs and supervises the long-range planning of major events and activities and implements cadre guidance.
Cadet Battalion Commander
The TF Dragon Cadet Battalion Command Sergeant Major (c/CSM) serves as the Cadet Battalion Commander's expert on cadet-enlisted matters and serves as an intermediary between the c/BC, Cadet NCOs, and enlisted members for a battalion that covers six universities. The c/CSM ensures formations and drill/ceremony are executed properly, fosters unit esprit de corps, and attends weekly battalion command and staff meetings.
Cadet Battalion Command Sergeant Major
The TF Dragon Cadet Battalion Executive Officer (c/XO) is the second in command and serves as the chief of staff for a battalion that covers six universities. The c/XO coordinates the efforts of the battalion staff, anticipates requirements, and supervises staff planning, coordination, and execution of all specified and implied tasks.
The TF Dragon Cadet HHC Commander is responsible for a company consisting of the battalion staff and command group. The HHC Commander provides input to battalion planning, develops company plans IAW higher HQ directives, and ensures cadets are adequately prepared to execute their responsibilities, especially during field training exercises.
The TF Dragon Cadet Personnel Officer (c/S1) is the principal staff officer for all matters regarding administration and human resources for the battalion that covers six universities. The c/S1 prepares and maintains unit strength reports, rosters, and records, maintains bulletin boards, photo archives, sends out invitations, and ensures cadet organizations are current and manned.
The TF Dragon Cadet Security/Intelligence Officer (c/S2) prepares and briefs current events, the weather forecast and maintains the cadet reference/language library and branch orientation literature for the battalion that covers six universities. The c/S2 predicts training conditions and provides advance warning of conditions that require adjustments to exercises and activities. Keeps the c/S-3 informed of changing conditions that will effect operations.
The TF Dragon Cadet Operations Officer (c/S3) is responsible for planning and implementing exercises and activities for the battalion that covers six universities. The c/S3 writes operation orders and/or Memorandums of Instruction (MOI) for all activities, coordinates with other staff sections for required support and supervises Leadership Labs, PT, APFTs, Field Training Exercises, LDP, Club Activities, specialty PT events.
The TF Dragon Cadet Logistics Officer (c/S4) is responsible for planning and coordinating all internal and external logistical support for training and activities for the battalion that covers six universities. The c/S4 ensures accountability and maintenance of all equipment, assists the cadre LOGTECH as required, and conducts required inventories.
The TF Dragon Cadet Signal / Public Affairs Officer (c/S6) is responsible for photography, publishing the battalion newsletter, and maintaining and posting information to the TF Dragon Army ROTC website for the battalion that covers six universities. The c/S6 helps cadets troubleshoot technical problems, resolve any IT related issues, and gain access to key information systems and files.