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CPT Jack Copperman

US Army
Army Branch:
Signal Corps

Contact Information:
Office Location: Thayer Hall Bldg 601, Rm 1130
Phone: 845.938.5572

​CPT Cooperman graduated from the United States Military Academy in May 2008 and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Signal Corps with a branch detail to the Infantry. CPT Cooperman reported to 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment in Vilseck, Germany in September 2009. He served as the Assistant Operations Officer and as a Stryker Infantry Platoon Leader prior to deployment to Kandahar province, Afghanistan in June 2010. There, he served as a Stryker Infantry Platoon Leader and Squadron Maintenance Officer in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment served under the operational control of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) throughout the deployment, earning both a Valorous Unit Award and a Presidential Unit Citation in Operation Dragon Strike. CPT Cooperman continued his duties as Squadron Maintenance Officer upon redeployment to Germany while simultaneously serving as the Squadron Reset Officer. Next, CPT Cooperman graduated as the distinguished honor graduate from the Signal Captain's Career Course. After, CPT Cooperman commanded E Company, 53rd Signal Battalion (SATCON) in Fort Buckner, Okinawa, Japan from June 2013 to May 2015. E Company's Wideband SATCOM Operations Center provided payload, transmission, defensive space control for two constellations of military communications satellites in order to enable the operations of US Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, US Government, and allied partner nations throughout the PACOM AOR.

CPT Cooperman's military education includes US Army Airborne School, Basic Officer Leadership Course II, Infantry Basic Officer Leadership Course, Ranger School, the Signal Captain's Career Course, the Air Force Space Operations Course, and the Company Commander and First Sergeant Course.

Recent Positions:
  • 2017-Present: Instructor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, USMA, West Point, NY
  • 2013-2015: Commander, E/53rd Signal Battalion (SATCON)/1st Space Brigade, Fort Buckner, Okinawa, Japan
  • 2011-2012: Squadron Maintenance Officer, 3rd Squadron/2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Germany and Afghanistan
  • 2010-2011: Platoon Leader, G/3rd Squadron/2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Germany and Afghanistan
  • 2009-2010: Assistant Operations Officer, 3rd Squadron/2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Germany