Captain Dimitri Ioakimides

Captain Dimitri Ioakimides

Assistant Professor of Military Science; Davidson College Army ROTC Instructor
Army ROTC Department
Davidson College; Preyer Building (Basement)

CPT Dimitri Ioakimides enlisted as an Infantryman as part of the Florida Army National Guard (FLARNG) in 2013, assigned to C Co, 1-153rd CAV as an Automatic Rifleman. CPT Ioakimides commissioned as an Infantry Officer from the University of North Florida in April 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. ​

Following graduation, he attended Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course (IBOLC) out of Fort Benning, Georgia. Upon graduation from IBOLC, CPT Ioakimides was then assigned to 2-124th IBCT, 53rd IBCT (FLARNG), as a Platoon Leader. In September of 2017, CPT Ioakimides was selected for the Call to Active-Duty program, and was assigned to 1-12IN, 2IBCT, 4ID out of Fort Carson, Colorado. He served as an Assistant Logistic and Operations Officer, Rifle Platoon Leader, Battle Captain, and Company Executive Officer. While assigned to 1-12 IN, CPT Ioakimides deployed as Platoon Leader in both Kandahar and Herat Providences of Afghanistan, in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel in 2018. In 2021, CPT Ioakimides graduated from the Maneuver Captains Career Course (MCCC). CPT Ioakimides was then assigned to Alpha Company, 2-14 IN, 2BCT, 10th MTN DIV (LI) from 2022-2024. He led the Company through a training cycle and combat deployment to Syria in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.​

​​CPT Ioakimides’s awards and decorations include: the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (1 C device, 1 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (6), National Defense Service Ribbon, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (1 Star), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, NATO ribbon, Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal (1 Star), Overseas Service Ribbon (2), the Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman’s Badge.​

2013 Infantry Basic Training, Fort Benning, GA
2014 Basic Airborne Course, Fort Benning, GA2016 Air Assault Course, Fort Benning, GA
2016 Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of North Florida
2016 Infantry Basic Officer Course, Fort Benning, GA

2019 Digital Master Gunner Course, Fort Carson, CO

2019 Anti-Terrorism Advanced Course, Fort Carson, CO

2021 Maneuver Captain’s Career Course, Fort Benning, GA

1. April 2013-April 2016 | Automatic Rifleman | C/1-153rd CAV, 53rd IBCT, Florida Army National Guard

2. April 2016- September 2017 | Rifle Platoon Leader | C/2-124 IN, 53rd IBCT, Florida Army National Guard

3. September 2017- March 2018 | Assistant Logistics Officer | HHC, 1-12IN, 2IBCT, 4ID; Fort Carson, CO/ Kandahar Afghanistan

4. March 2018- February 2019 | Rifle Platoon Leader | C Co, 1-12IN, 2IBCT, 4ID; Herat & Kandahar Afghanistan

5. February 2019- February 2020 | Operations Officer; Battle Captain | HHC, 1-12IN, 2IBCT, 4ID; Fort Carson, CO

6. February 2020- December 2020 | Company Executive Officer | B Co, 1-12IN, 2SBCT, 4ID; Fort Carson, CO

7. March 2022- June 2024 | Rifle Company Commander | A Co, 2-14IN, 2BCT, 10th MTN DIV (LI); Fort Drum, NY and Syria