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COL Christopher L. Budihas, 28th Commandant

COL Budihas graduated from Jacksonville University, Florida and was commission as a Distinguished Military Graduate in the Infantry in 1994. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science; Master’s Degrees in Management & Leadership from Webster University; Master’s in Military Arts and Sciences from SAMS, and a Master’s in Strategic Studies from the School of Advanced Military Study (SAMS).





CSM Gene Q. Dydasco, Command Sergeant Major

Command Sergeant Major Gene Q. Dydasco entered the Unites States Army on 27 November, 1990 under the delayed entry program as an Infantryman from Agana, Guam. He attended Basic and Advance Individual Training on 26 February 1991 with the 3rd Battalion, 32nd Infantry, Fort Benning Georgia.



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MAJ Robert L. Newbill, Deputy Commandant

MAJ Newbill graduated from the United States Military Academy (USMA) and was commissioned in the Infantry in 2002. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering. Prior to commissioning, MAJ Newbill enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1995 as a fire support specialist, deployed in support of Joint Task Force-6 and attended the United States Military Academy Preparatory School (USMAPS) from 1997-1998.

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Mrs. Melanie Wong Dodge, Academic Dean

Mrs. Wong Dodge served an assistant professor at USMA. She joined the Department of Behavioral Sciences as an instructor in 2007. She taught human resources for the management major and the Academy's introductory leader development course, Psychology for Leaders.  




LTC(R) Dr. David Borowicz, Athletic Director



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CPT Kyle Stilwell, Battalion Tactical Officer

CPT Stilwell is an armor officer from Brooklyn, Connecticut commissioned through the United States Military Academy. CPT Stilwell attended graduate school at Columbia University as a member of the Eisenhower Leader Development Program. CPT Stilwell earned a Master’s Degree in Organizational Psychology with an emphasis on leader development, coaching, and organizational change.  



Desire, Faith, Effort !
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