MSIV Chain of Command

C/LTC St. Arnaud

Cadet Battalion Commander

  • Responsible for all Battalion activities
  • Supervises and provides guidance and direction for the Battalion Staff Officers, Company Commanders, and Battalion CSM in insuring all activities and training are planned, coordinated and executed efficiently
  • Sets the standard and direction of the Battalion
  • Builds an effective chain of command and develops a positive command climate
  • Responsible for developing Commander’s intent aligned with the intent of the PMS; communicates intent and empowers subordinates to act appropriately to accomplish the mission

C/CSM Bigalke

Cadet Battalion Command Sergeant Major

  • Principal advisor to the Commander on the state of morale, discipline, and training of Cadets in the Battalion
  • Advises the Battalion Commander on planning, coordinating and supervising activities of the Battalion
  • Works as a catalyst in communication to and from Cadets to the Cadet Battalion chain of command and staff
  • Accounts for personnel during all Battalion level activities and events
  • Conducts Battalion formations; responsible for training and execution of drill and ceremonies at all levels
C/MAJ Grossmann
Executive Officer
  • Second in command; assumes command and Commander responsibilities in the Cadet Battalion Commander’s absence
  • Serves as the Chief of Staff; supervises and coordinates the efforts of the Battalion staff in planning, coordination and execution of Battalion events
  • Free the Commander from routine details and passes pertinent data, information and insight from the staff to the Commander and from the Commander to the staff
  • Ensures staff suspense dates are met and remains knowledgeable of the current status of staff actions

C/MAJ Stetter

S-3

  • Principal staff Officer responsible for all matters concerning training, operations and plans
  • Plans, organizes and supervises the conduct of all Cadet training
  • Allocates resources to ensure the accomplishment of all missions
  • Prepares Operations Orders, training schedules and memoranda to facilitate Battalion training and operations

C/CPT Hill

Assistant S-3

  • Responsible for matters concerning training, operations and plans
  • Plans, organizes and supervises the conduct of all Cadet training
  • Allocates resources to ensure the accomplishment of all missions
  • Prepares Operations Orders, training schedules and memoranda to facilitate Battalion training and operations

C/CPT Coon

Assistant S-3

  • Responsible for matters concerning training, operations and plans
  • Plans, organizes and supervises the conduct of all Cadet training
  • Allocates resources to ensure the accomplishment of all missions
  • Prepares Operations Orders, training schedules and memoranda to facilitate Battalion training and operations

C/CPT Erkkila

Assistant S-3

  • Responsible for matters concerning training, operations and plans
  • Plans, organizes and supervises the conduct of all Cadet training
  • Allocates resources to ensure the accomplishment of all missions
  • Prepares Operations Orders, training schedules and memoranda to facilitate Battalion training and operations

C/CPT Cory

S-1

  • Principal staff officer for all matters concerning human resources including personnel readiness, personnel services and headquarters management
  • Provides administrative support for the Battalion
  • Prepares and maintains unit strength reports, rosters and records
  • Responsible for Battalion bulletin boards and photo displays
  • Plans, organizes and supervises the execution of Battalion awards ceremonies, change of command ceremonies, commissioning ceremonies and social events

C/1LT Van Duzer

Assistant S-1

  • Responsible for all matters concerning human resources including personnel readiness, personnel services and headquarters management
  • Provides administrative support for the Battalion
  • Prepares and maintains unit strength reports, rosters and records
  • Responsible for Battalion bulletin boards and photo displays
  • Plans, organizes and supervises the execution of Battalion awards ceremonies, change of command ceremonies, commissioning ceremonies and social events

C/CPT Wilkins

S-4

  • Primary Staff Officer responsible for coordinating the logistics integration of supply, maintenance, transportation and services for the battalion
  • Coordinates for, receives, distributes and controls supplies and equipment for training
  • Conducts inventories and maintains a continuous working knowledge of on hand supplies and equipment within the battalion
  • Responsible for early coordination with and serves as a link between Cadets and the cadre supply technician

C/1LT Rouse

Assistant S-4

  • Responsible for coordinating the logistics integration of supply, maintenance, transportation and services for the Battalion
  • Coordinates for, receives, distributes and controls supplies and equipment for training
  • Conducts inventories and maintains a continuous working knowledge of on hand supplies and equipment within the Battalion
  • Responsible for early coordination with and serves as a link between Cadets and the cadre supply technician

C/CPT Winkler

S-6

  • Specifically responsible for the written material, consolidation and publication of the Battalion newsletter
  • Serves as a focal point for local advertising of the program
  • Serves on event staff for planning and conducting Battalion training events

C/1LT Braun

Assistant S-6

  • Specifically responsible for the written material, consolidation and publication of the Battalion newsletter
  • Serves as a focal point for local advertising of the program
  • Serves on event staff for planning and conducting Battalion training events