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MAJ Paul Loomis

MAJ Paul Loomis


  • Assistant Professor of Military Science
  • MSIII Instructor


Major Paul Loomis enlisted in the Army in 2002 as a SIGINT Intelligence Analyst achieving the rank of Staff Sergeant. He graduated from Oswego State College in 2009 with a Bachelors of Arts in European History. Through ROTC, he earned his commission as a Chemical Officer and later becoming an Intelligence Officer.     

Before arriving to the Michigan Tech 1st Arctic Battalion, MAJ Loomis served as the Battalion Intelligence Officer for 5-52 ADA BN with whom he deployed in 2014 to Gaziantep Turkey as part of the NATO Mission Operation Active Fence along the Turkey-Syrian border. While in Turkey, he worked closely with several Intelligence agencies nominated for the Counter Intelligence/Physical Security award. In 2012, MAJ Loomis deployed with the 3-159th ARB in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, as the Battalion Chemical Officer, serving in the role of Battle Captain.

As enlisted, MAJ Loomis served with the 527th MI BN as a Morse analyst at CAMP Humphrey’s South Korea and with the 105th MI BN as a Regional targeting and as the FSU NCOIC at the European Security Operations Center in Darmstadt Germany. Major Loomis' military education includes Warrior Leader's Course, Advanced Leader's Course, Basic Officer Leaders Course (Chemical), Captain’s Career Course (Military Intelligence), Airborne School, and Master Resiliency Training.