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MAJ
David
Stalker
Professor of Military Science

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MSG
Martin L.
Peters
Senior Military Instructor

Master Sergeant Martin L. Peters arrived at the Paul Revere Battalion in April 2018.  He entered active service on 3 March 1999.  Prior to arriving at MIT, Master Sergeant Peters served as the First Sergeant for Signal, Intelligence & Sustainment Company, Division Headquarter & Headquarters Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA.  Master Sergeant Peters' previous assignments include Operations Company, Division Headquarter & Headquarters Battalion, 3rd Infrantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA; Capabilities Development and Integration Directorate, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence, Fort Leonard Wood, MO; Echo Company 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment; Bravo Company 11th Engineer Battalion, 3rd Infantry Engineer Brigade, Fort Stewart, GA and Charlie Company 326th Engineer Battalion, Fort Campbell, KY.   

Master Sergeant Peters' duties have included leadership positions from Team Leader to First Sergeant.  While performing these duties he has participated in numerous Operational deployments.  His deployments include a deployment to Kosovo in support of Operation Joint Guardian (2000); three to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003, 2005 and 2007); two to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (2001) and Operation Freedom Sentinel (2015).

Master Sergeant Peters is a graduate of the following NCOES Schools:  Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Non-commissioned Officers Course and the Advanced Non-commissioned Officers Course.  He is also a graduate of the Air Assault School, Bradley Fighting Vehicle Master Gunner Course, Army Basic Instructors Course, Basic and Intermediate Systems Acquisitions Course and Combat Developers Course.  His civilian education includes a Bachelors Degree from Columbia College and a Master of Business Administration from Webster University.

Master Sergeant Peters' awards and decoration include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (second award), Army Commendation Medal (fifth award), Joint Commendation Medal; Army Achievement Medal (fifth award), Army Good Conduct Medal (sixth award), National Defense Service Ribbon, Kosovo Campaign Medal (with bronze star), Afghanistan Campaign Ribbon (two bronze stars), Iraq Campaign Ribbon (three bronze stars), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Gobal War on Terrorism Medal, Non-commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (numeral three), Army Service Ribbon, Oversears Service Ribbon (numeral two), NATO Medal (one bronze star), Presidential Unit Citation, Valorous Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Citation, Navy Unit Commendation, Combat Action Badge, Air Assault Badge, Drivers badge (wheeled) and Bronze de Fleury Medal.

CPT
Joseph
Swain
Assistant Professor of Military Science

Captain Joseph Swain arrived at the Paul Revere Battalion in August 2017, and is currently serving as an Assistant Professor of Military Science (APMS). CPT Swain was born in Dallas, TX and commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in 2011 from the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he received a Bachelor’s of Sciences in African Studies. His military education includes Adjutant General Basic Officer Leader Course, Adjutant General Captains Career Course, and the Air Assault Course.

CPT Swain was first assigned to the 85th Civil Affairs Brigade at Fort Hood, TX, where he served as the Brigade Strength Manager during the Brigade’s activation. His next assignment was as the Battalion S1 for the 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, KY. While stationed at Fort Campbell, CPT Swain deployed to Afghanistan in support of OEF XIV. CPT Swain’s most recent assignment was as the Battalion S1 for the 10th Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart, GA.

CPT Swain’s awards include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (with one Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster), National Defense Service Medal, Afghan Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal.  He has also earned the Air Assault Badge.

CPT
Nadi K.
Kassim
Assistant Professor of Military Science

CPT Nadi K. Kassim arrived at the Paul Revere Battalion in October 2016, and is currently serving as an Assistant Professor of Military Science (APMS). CPT Kassim was born in Alexandria, Louisiana and commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in 2010 from the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he received a Bachelor’s of Sciences in Middle Eastern Studies.

After completing the Military Intelligence Basic Officer Course at Ft. Huachuca, Arizona, Nadi was assigned to the 4thIBCT of the 1st Infantry Division at Ft. Riley, Kansas where he served as OIC of the Access Control Points, Brigade Lethal Targeting Officer, Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance Platoon Leader, and Executive Officer of the Military Intelligence Company while forward deployed to Afghanistan in support of OEF 12-13 in RC-East.

After graduating the Captains Career Course, CPT Kassim served as the Squadron Intelligence Officer and the Headquarters and Headquarters Troop (HHT) Commander for the newly established Regimental Engineer Squadron (RES) of the 2nd Cavalry Regiment in Grafenwoehr, Germany.

CPT Kassim’s awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (with one Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal (with two Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters), National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal.  He has also earned the Air Assault Badge and the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge.

MSG
Darrell P.
Brown
Military Science Instructor

Master Sergeant Darrell P. Brown arrived at the Paul Revere Battalion in August 2016. SFC Brown entered active service on 7 July 1996. Prior to arriving at MIT, he served as the First Sergeant for Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 2nd Squadron, 14th Calvary Regiment (HHT/2-14 CAV), 2nd Brigade Combat Team Warriors, 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

MSG Brown’s previous assignments include E Company 65th Brigade Engineer Battalion (E/65 EN), Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, 25th Infantry Division; G3 Future Operations, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; the Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk, Louisiana; 1st Battalion 32nd Infantry Regiment (1-32 IN), Fort Drum, NY; 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment (2-8 IN), Fort Hood, TX; 2nd Battalion 9th Infantry Regiment (2-9 IN), Camp Casey, Republic of Korea; and 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment (2-7 IN), Fort Stewart, GA.

MSG Brown's duties have included all leadership positions from Team Leader to First Sergeant. While performing these duties he has participated in two operational deployments: one to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and one to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

MSG Brown is a graduate of the following NCOES schools: Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Non-commissioned Officers Course, and the Advanced Non-commissioned Officers Course. He is also a graduate of the Air Assault School.

SFC Brown’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (second award), Meritorious Service Medal (second award), Army Commendation Medal (seventh award), Army Achievement Medal (fourth award), Army Good Conduct Medal (sixth award), National Defense Service Ribbon, Afghanistan Campaign Ribbon (two campaign stars), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Non-commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral Three), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral Three), NATO Medal, Valorous Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Army Superior Unit Award (second award), Combat Infantryman’s Badge, Expert Infantryman’s Badge, Air Assault Badge, Driver’s Badge (Wheeled). He is an inductee of the Order of the Spur (Silver), and a Noble Patron of Armor awardee.

MSG
David
Barrera III
Military Science Instructor

Master Sergeant David Barrera III arrived at the Paul Revere Battalion in July 2018.  He enlisted in the Army as a Combat Engineer, completed basic training and advanced individual training at Ford Leonard Wood, MO.  He has four deployments - Bosnia, two to Iraq and Afghanistan.

Master Sergeant Barrera has served in numerous leadership positions to include Team Leader, Squad Leader, Operations NCO, Instructor, Drill Sergeant, Senior Drill Sergeant, Platoon Sergeant and First Sergeant.

His assignments include Comat Engineer and Team Leader with A CO 9th Engineer Battalion, Schweinfurt, GE; Squad Leader with B CO 9th Engineer Battalion, Schweifurt GE; Platoon Sergeant with 58th Combat Engineer Company, Fort Irwin, CA; Instructor/Writer at the Explosive Ordnance Clearance Agent Course, Fort Leonard Wood, MO; S2NCOIC and Platoon Sergeant, 111th Sapper Company, 1st Engineer Battalion, Fort Riley, KS; Senior Drill Sergeant A and C Co, 35th Engineer Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, MO; First Sergeant C Co, 31st Engineer Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, MO and First Sergeant HHC, 1st Engineer Brigade, Fort Leonard Wood, MO.

He is a graduate of the Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course, Route Recon Leader and Drivers Course, Explosive Ordnance Clearance Agent Course, Air Assault, Sapper Leader Course, Army Basic Instructor Course, Drill Sergeant School and the Company Commander First Sergeant Course.

His awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (1OLC), Army Commendation Medal (7OLC), Army Achievement Medal (6OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (4th Award), National Defense Service Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 3), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Iraq Campaign Medal and Afghanistan Campaign Medal, NATO Medal.  He is a member of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club and is a recipient of the Army Engineer Association's Bronze de Fleury Medal.

Sergeant First Class
Sean
Kirk
Military Science Instructor

Sergeant First Class Sean J. Kirk joined the Paul Revere Battalion in October of 2017. SFC Kirk joined the Army Delayed Entry Program on 13 Sept 2001 and joined active duty on 7 August 2002. Prior to arriving at MIT, he served as a Platoon Sergeant in Bushmaster and Destroyer Companies, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment “Triple Deuce” (B & D Co, 2-22 IN), 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) at Fort Drum, New York.

SFC Kirk’s previous assignments include, Instructor and Senior Instructor Positions at the Fort Drum Non-Commissioned Officers Academy, Alpha and Bravo Companies, 2nd BN, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd BCT, 1st Infantry Division at Fort Knox, KY, Hartford Recruiting Company, Albany Recruiting Battalion, 1st Recruiting Brigade, A Co, 1st Battalion, 509th Infantry (Airborne)(OPFOR) at the Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk Louisiana, and C Co, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Air Assault) at Camp Casey, Republic of Korea.

SFC Kirk’s duties have included all leadership positions from Team Leader to First Sergeant. While performing these duties, he participated in two operational deployments: Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. SFC Kirk performed Humanitarian Aid operations in support of the Hurricane Katrina relief effort in and around New Orleans, LA.

He is a graduate of the following NCOES schools: Warrior Leadership Course, Advanced Leader Course and the Maneuver Senior Leaders Course. He is also a graduate of the Air Assault School, Army Airborne School, Army Basic Instructor Course, Master Resiliency Trainer Course and the Army Master Educator Course.

SFC Kirk’s awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal (7th Award), Army Achievement Medal (5th Award), the Army Good Conduct Medal (5th Award), National Defense Service Ribbon, Afghanistan Campaign Ribbon (2 campaign stars), the Iraq Campaign Medal (3 campaign stars), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, The Humanitarian Service Medal, Non-commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral Three), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral Three), NATO Medal for Afghanistan, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Army Superior Unit Award, Combat Infantryman’s Badge, Expert Infantryman’s Badge, the Parachutist Badge, the Gold Recruiting Bade with Three Sapphires, The Army Basic Instructor Badge, the German Armed Forces Efficiency Badge (Silver), Canadian Parachutist Wings and the Sergeant Audie Murphy Award (SAMA).

 

Sean P.
McDonough
Recruiting & Scholarship Officer, Military History Instructor

Mr. McDonough arrived at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on February 10, 2014.  Prior to this assignment, he served as the Recruiting Operations Officer at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH (20120-2013).  He also served as an Assistant professor of Military Science and American Military History Instructor at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, FL (2010-2012). Mr. Sean McDonough was born in Boston, MA and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the US Army in May 2002.  He was commissioned through the ROTC program at Norwich University and was a member of the Corps of Cadets.   He holds a Bachelors of Arts degree from Norwich University in Northfield, VT.   Mr. McDonough received a graduate certificate in teaching and learning from Norwich University in September 2010.  Mr. McDonough is also currently pursuing a Masters of Education degree in Mental Health Counseling from Cambridge College in Cambridge, MA.

Mr. McDonough was deployed in support of operation Iraqi Freedom (2009-2010) and served as the Tactical Psychological Operations Detachment Commander for Multi National Division – North in Kirkuk, Iraq.  He served as an Assistant Professor of Military Science at Valley Forge Military College in Wayne, PA (2007-2009).  Mr McDonough has also simultaneously served as a Psychological Operations Officer in the US Army Reserve since 2008.   He also worked as a Station Operations Manager for FedEx in Washington, DC (2007) before joining Cadet Command as an instructor.  Mr. McDonough served on active duty with the 82nd Airborne Division (2003-2007).  He was the 2nd Brigade Assistant Operations Officer – Plans.  He was also the Assistant Operations Office for 1st BN, 325 Airborne Infantry Regiment.  He was a Rifle Company Executive Officer (later Commander) of A Company, 1-325 AIR during which time he was deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (2005) and served as a Rifle Company Executive Officer then Commander in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Previously he served as a Rifle Platoon Leader in the same unit.

Mr. McDonough’s awards/decorations include: Bronze Star medal, Army Commendation medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with bronze service star, Iraqi Campaign Medal with bronze service star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve medal with “M” device, Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Service Ribbon, the NATO Ribbon, Ranger Tab, Parachutists Badge, Germans Armed Forces Parachutists Badge (silver), and the Combat Infantryman’s Badge.