Special Orders and Leadership Designations and Promotions Announced 7 February 2024

Special Orders and Leadership Designations and Promotions Announced 7 February 2024

Special Order No. 20                                                                                                 

Upon the approval of the commandant, the following promotions went into effect on 31 January for the school year 2023-2024.

Private Second Class

  • Caleb Xamis
  • Rogelio Roman
  • Avendano Sanchez
  • Buyankhishig Batbold
  • Ian Carlson
  • Harrison Davis
  • Irmuun Ganbat
  • Emilio Jose Gomez
  • Aiden Maristany-Diaz
  • Andrew McConnell
  • Erdembayer Munkhbolor
  • Alexander Nikas
  • Stefanus Nzeyimana
  • Elliot Sypherd

Private First Class

  • Joshua McCart
  • Anthony Schwehr
  • Jianlang Chen
  • Jonathan Valesa


  • Braden Atterberry
  • Ky-Mani Erskine
  • Blake Krull
  • Tiago Ruas Deluca
  • Preston Vo


  • Zachary Tillock

Sergeant First Class

  • Maximo Castillo Torres

Master Sergeant

  • Tyler Bien
  • Paulo Pereira De Abreu Donnabella
  • Alexander Pro

First Lieutenant

  • Conner Edwards
  • Gaston Gastelum
  • Edward Keith
  • Samuel Way


  • Justyn Daigle
  • Nathan Dempsey
  • Brayden Phelps
  • Gabriel Ontiveros
  • Zijie Zhou

Lieutenant Colonel

  • Bradley Thumbi

Special Order No. 21

Upon the recommendation of the Designation Board, the following designations were made for the 2023-2024 school year and are hereby authorized for the 135th Corps of Cadets:

Charlie Company

  • Executive Officer, Alexander Pro

Battalion Staff

  • Battalion S-2 (Intelligence Officer), Gaston Gastelum
  • Battalion S-3 (Operations Officer), Kruze Hagan

Special Assignments

  • Morale and Activities NCO, Jonathan Valesa                                   
  • Assistant Armorer, Preston Vo

Special Order No. 22                                                                                                     

Upon the recommendation of the Promotion Board, the Commandant of Cadets has approved the following to receive the Maroon Bar. These cadets have not received any tours during marking period II, 23 October through 15 December. This warrant is effective 31 January 2024.

  • Braden Atterberry
  • Batbileg Bataa
  • Buyankhishig Batbold
  • Tyler Bien
  • Mason Brooks
  • Triet Bui
  • Maximo Castillo
  • YiChen Chen
  • Justyn Daigle
  • Harrison Davis
  • Francisco De La Maza
  • Nathan Dempsey
  • SeydinaIssa Diop
  • Aaron Elford
  • Jose Elizondo
  • Josiah Emminger
  • Michael Emminger
  • Amarbayasgalan Enkhbaatar
  • Irmuun Ganbat
  • Gaston Gastelum
  • Alvaro Gonzalez
  • Dallas Grantz
  • Trae Griffiths
  • Avin Hernandez
  • Gabriel Iglesias
  • August Jackson
  • Jayden Lewis
  • KamHo Liu
  • Miles Matthews
  • Alexander McBride
  • Andrew McConnell
  • Hayden McKnight
  • Marcus Miller
  • Erdembayar Munkhbolor
  • Luis Ochoa-Chaveznava
  • Khantushig Odbaatar
  • Paulo Pereira
  • Michael Pfeifer
  • Brayden Phelps
  • Adrian Rodriguez
  • Brody Ruckman
  • Rogelio Sanchez
  • Luis Sass-Zaragoza
  • Henry Scribner
  • Eric Shellabarger
  • Khas-Erdene Sod-Erdene
  • Oliver Sparks
  • Samuel Stevens
  • Bradley Thumbi
  • HoKhoa Tran
  • John Trippe
  • Khuslen Turmunkh
  • Hao Wang
  • Liam Woolery
  • Mu Ye
  • Zijie Zhou

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