Staff Sergeant Leonard Felton

Major Caitlin Moore

MAJ Caitlin A. Moore was born in Huntsville, AL on 5 October 1987. She attended Stephen F. Austin State University from 2006-2010, earning her Bachelor of Science in Forestry and a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Ordnance Corps.

Upon graduation from Basic Officer Leadership Course (BOLC) at Fort Lee, Virginia in December 2010, CPT Moore served in the 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, 1st Infantry Division (4th MEB, 1ID) for over three years in various positions such as Maintenance Platoon Leader, Battalion Maintenance Control Officer, Company Executive Officer, and Battalion S4. During this time, she also completed one CTC rotation at the National Training Center and one at the National Maintenance Training Center.

MAJ Moore graduated from Logistics Captains Career Course in March 2015 with a follow on assignment at U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, South Korea (USAG-Y) in the Eighth Army G4 (8A G4), where she as the Materiel Readiness Branch Maintenance Officer, participated in three Army level exercises and worked with other directorates and units across the peninsula to maintain sustainment readiness.

Following her tour in South Korea, she reported to 325th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division (325 BSB, 3IBCT, 25ID), where she served as the S3/Plans Officer for 8 months. CPT Moore commanded the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 524th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 25th Sustainment Brigade (HHC, 524th CSSB, 25th SB) from November 2016 to March 2018. During her command she emphasized competence, commitment, and community, while divesting excess equipment and preparing her company for deployment to Kuwait. Following command, CPT Moore moved up to the 25ID Division G4 to work as the Supply and Services Deputy where she led the division-wide effort for the Army’s Equipment Redistribution and Divestment Release Strategy (ERDRS).

MAJ Moore attended and graduated from Ordnance Officer Basic Course (2010), Unit Movement Officer (2011), Air Load Planner(2012), Combined Logistics Captain’s Career Course (2015), Common Faculty Development Instructor Course (2019).

Her awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (2OLC), National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Ribbon, Republic of Korea Army Certificate of Appreciation, and Ordnance Regimental Crest.

Mr. Rick Nash

Mr. Rick Nash graduated from Campbell University (Fort Bragg, NC extension) in 1998 with a BA in Business Administration. Since 2002, he has taken various advanced degree courses in Human Resource Development.

Mr. Nash enlisted in the U.S. Army in August 1984 shortly after graduating high school. He attended basic training and advanced individual training at Fort Jackson, SC. His enlisted/NCO assignments included the 27th Engineer Battalion (Combat)(Airborne) at Fort Bragg, NC; 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Fort Davis, Panama; and as ROTC Cadre at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL. After obtaining the rank of Staff Sergeant, Mr. Nash applied for and was accepted into the Officer Candidate School (OCS) at Fort Benning, GA.

Mr. Nash was commissioned in January 1994 through OCS into the Transportation Corps. His previous assignments include Platoon Leader in the 403rd Transportation Company (Cargo Transfer); Detachment Commander in the 330th Movement Control Battalion; S3 Plans Officer and HHC Company Commander for the 27th Transportation Battalion in Wiesbaden, Germany; Support Battalion Training Team Chief for the 163rd Support Battalion (218th enhanced Separate Brigade-SCNG); and the Brigade S4 for a Military Transition Team (MiTT) in Mosul Iraq. His overseas service includes two combat tours, one in Panama and one in Iraq.

His military education includes Basic Airborne School, Primary Leadership Develop Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Officer Candidate School, Transportation Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Combined Arms and Services Staff School, and the Cadet Command Recruiting Operations and Faculty Development Courses.

Mr. Nash is excited to be sharing his past experiences while at the same time training, developing, and mentoring future Army Officers to replace the ranks he once served for over 23 years. He has served as the Assistant Professor of Military Science at Davidson College and the MSI/II Instructor at Belmont Abbey College. He is currently assigned at the Recruiting Operations Officer for the UNC Charlotte Army ROTC Department.

Sergeant First Class Ruben Martinez

Biography pending

Mr. Curtis Lawrence

Bachelor of Science in Management, Montreat College, Charlotte North Carolina

Retired Army Veteran

Office Manager since 2005

Mr. Joe Lovins

Battalion Supply Technician assigned to UNC-C Army ROTC 16 June, 2014.

Mr. Lovins has Bach lariat from Marshall University, Huntington, WV.

Assignments: 3rd US Infantry the Old Guard (mortar crew member); 3rd Squadron 11th ACR (Squad Leader); 3/14th Infantry, 10th Mountain Division (Squad Leader, Section Sergeant)3/325 Airborne Battalion Combat Team, Italy (Section Sergeant); 1/508 Airborne Battalion Combat Team (Section Sergeant, Platoon Sergeant); 1/501st Parachute Infantry Regiment (Company Section Sergeant, Platoon Sergeant); ROTC with duty at Marshall University (Military Instructor); 3/325 Airborne Infantry Regiment, FT. Bragg, NC (Platoon Sergeant); 1/3/325 Airborne Infantry Regiment, FT Bragg, NC (S-2 NCOIC); ROTC Duty at Florida State University, FL (Military Instructor)

Awards and Decorations: MSM, ARCOM w/4 OLC’s, AAM w/4 OLC’s, NDSM, GWTEM, GWTSM, AFEM, AFSM, ASUA, NOPDR, Pathfinder Badge, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, CIB, EIB, 82nd Airborne Division Combat Patch and Commander’s Coin UNCC

Schools: PLDC, BNCOC, ANCOC, Pathfinder Course, Airborne School, Air Assault School, Combat Lifesaver Course

Having completed over 26 years of military service, Mr. Lovins finds it rewarding to work for the Army ROTC Program and contribute to mission success.

Mrs. Everlyn Laffitte

Human Resources Technician

Bachelor of Science in Management, Montreat College, Charlotte North Carolina

Retired Army Veteran

Admin Tech from 2001 -2009

HRA since 2009

Captain Gwendolyn Harris

CPT Gwen Harris joined the Army as a Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP) Cadet in 2002. She went on to become an 88H following her basic and advanced camps. She worked as a logistician with 372nd Transportation Company at Fort Campbell, KY, and 2125 Garrison Support Company at Fort Drum, NY. During her enlisted career, she served one tour in Iraq and attended Warrior Leader Course.

CPT Harris transitioned into the United States Army Reserves and began pursuing her mental health career. She attended Columbus State University from 2008-2011 and enrolled in the ROTC program as a cadet. There she earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Minor in Military Science. She was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant into the USAR Medical Service Corps upon completing her degree and officer training program.

After commissioning CPT, Harris served as a Platoon Leader and Unit Movement Officer in the 356th Medical Company in Montgomery, AL. Upon graduation from the Basic Officer Leadership Course (BOLC) at Joint Base San Antonio, TX, in March 2012, she worked full-time as a civilian contractor teaching SROTC at her alma mater, Columbus State University. She later transferred to the University of North Carolina- Charlotte. While working as an instructor, CPT Harris served as the Cadet Command liaison for the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation’s international Cadet Leadership Training.

In 2014 CPT Harris served as the HHC Executive Officer for the 108th Training Command in Charlotte, NC. She also completed a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and became a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor. In 2017, she took command of B-CO 3-315th Infantry Regiment, supporting basic training on FJSC. Following her command, she transferred to her current assignment, 4-413 Regiment, supporting SROTC. In her civilian career, CPT Harris is the COO of The FACTS Initiative, a family and child mental health service in Charlotte, NC, and the owner of In-Sync Couples Retreats.

CPT Harris attended and graduated from Warrior Leader Course (2008), Unit Movement Officer (2012), Medical Services Basic Course (2012), Company/Field Grade Officer Leadership Development (2017), and the Medical Services Captain’s Career Course (2017). IET Commanders/First Sergeant Pre-Command Course, (2018).

Her awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, and the Iraq Campaign Medal