Kansas State University Army ROTC Cadre & Staff

LTC Roush

LTC Brad Roush

Professor of Military Science



MAJ Reed

MAJ Christopher Reed

Assistant Professor of Military Science
Operations Officer



  • Enlisted 1997; USAF Firefighter / Med
  • Assignments: Charleston AFB Charleston SC, McConnell AFB Wichita KS
  • Commissioned 2007; Infantry, Officer Candidate School (OCS)
  • Assignments: Fort Riley, K.S. (1-28IN PL, XO, S4), FT Benning GA (Basic Training Company Commander, Maneuver Captains Career Course) Schofield Barracks Hawaii (BDE AS3, Troop Commander, Division Orders Chief, Division Battle MAJ), Kansas State University (APMS/ S3)
  • Deployments: Iraq 2009, Iraq 2016, Laos 2018, Saudi Arabia 2019
  • Education: BS Business Management (2005), BS Homeland Security Management (2005, MA Leadership (2007)

MAJ Miller

MAJ Jacqueline Miller

Assistant Professor of Military Science
Military Science 200 Instructor



  • Commissioned 2005; Aviation
  • Assignments: Kansas Army National Guard: 24th MED - SL, C Co 1-171 - PL/XO, G Co 2-135th - Operations Officer, R&R - SR R&R Officer, MEDDET – AO, JFHQ – Operations and Training Officer, G Co – Commander, B Co 35th ID – Aeromedical Evac Off, Kansas State University-APMS
  • Education: BS Construction Engineering Technology; Pittsburg State University (2004) MBA; Northcentral University (2020)


MAJ Ryan Slagle

Assistant Professor of Military Science
Operations Officer



  • Commissioned 2012: Field Artillery
  • Assignments: FT Polk (2-30IN C-CO FSO(FWD)/5-25FAR FDO, PL, Rear-D CDR)/FT Riley (5-4CAV SQDN FSO/1-7FA AS3 & C BTRY CDR) Kansas State University-APMS
  • Education: BA Political Science-Gustavus Adolphus College (2012) Masters Higher Education- (On going)


CPT Adam Thompson

Assistant Professor of Military Science
Military Science 200 Instructor



  • Commissioned 2016; Engineers
  • Assignments; Fort Bragg, NC (57th Sapper Company PL, 618th Engineer Support Company XO, 27th EN BN S4), Kansas State University ROTC
  • Education: BA History, Eastern Kentucky University


CPT Vyent Newby

Assistant Professor of Military Science
Military Science 100 Instructor



  • Commissioned 2013; Engineers
  • Assignments; Hawaii (70th Eng Co, Platoon Leader), 130th Eng Bde (Bde Asst S4), A Co/249th Eng Bn (Prime Power XO), Fort Riley (1st ID Ops Engineer, Cdr, USAG Fort Riley), Kansas State University ROTC
  • Education: BA Psychology, Chaminade University

MSG Selvin Smalls

Military Science 100 Instructor






MSG David Brooks

Senior Military Science Instructor
Military Science 300 Instructor



  • Enlisted 2008; US Army 11B Infantryman
  • Assignments: Fort Lewis, WA (1-23 IN), Fort Benning, GA (1-29 IN and 1-19 IN), Fort Campbell, KY (1-327 IN), Kansas State University ROTC
  • Education: Currently pursuing AA General Studies, American Military University

SFC Chamberlain

SFC Dustin Chamberlain

Military Science 100 Instructor




  • Enlisted 2003; US Army 19D Cavalry Scout
  • Assignments: Camp Gary Owen, Korea (4-7 CAV), Fort Lewis, WA (1-14 CAV), Claremore, OK (5th Recruiting Brigade), Fort Campbell, KY (1-33 CAV), Fort Benning, GA (30th AG), Fort Wainwright, Alaska (1-5 IN), Kansas State University ROTC


Ms. Erika Benke

Human Resources Administrator



  • Military Background: Admin Assistant - Kansas State University Army ROTC, Assistant Registrar – Army Management Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, KS, Agency Program Coordinator – Army Central, Shaw AFB, SC
  • Education: BS Business Administration – Kansas State University, BS Elementary Education – Fort Hays State University, MS Elementary Education with English as a Second Language Endorsement – Fort Hays State University

Mr. Shawn Lucas

Logistics Technician



  • Enlisted August 1995; Quartermaster Corps
  • Assignments: Schofield Barracks, HI (540 QM Supply Clerk), Fort Hood, TX (602nd Maint Co.), Kitzingen Germany (701st MSB), Fort Carson, Colorado (10th CSH), Korea (302nd BSB & 2/9 Inf), Fort Lewis, Washington (504th MP), SHAPE, Belgium (650th MI), Fort Bragg, NC (3/4 ADA), Vilseck, Germany (2nd Cavalry Regiment)
  • Retired from the Army after Serving 23 years of Active duty on 1 June 2017

Mary Jo

Ms. Mary Jo McHugh

Office Manager and AF ROTC Logistics Specialist



  • Serving the Department's of Aerospace Studies (Air Force ROTC) and Department of Military History (Army ROTC) since 2008

Mr. Blake Vogt

Mr. Blake Vogt

Recruiting Operations Officer



  • Enlisted Active Duty in January 2001
  • Assignments: Bamberg Germany, (793d MP BN), Fort Campbell, KY (50th Med Co. Air Ambulance), Fort Campbell, KY (C 7-101 Air Ambulance), Fort Eusits, VA (USAALS Instructor), Fort Riley, KS (601 ASB), Fort Riley, KS (1st CAB BAMO), Salina, KS (USAREC Recruiting)
  • Retired from Active Duty Army 1 Aug 2019

SFC Lane

SFC Carlos Lane

Military Science 200 Instructor





SSG Megan Brown

KS National Guard Campus Recruiter