Mr. Hoover joined the Black Bear Battalion in September of 2011 and in June 2012 became the Enrollment Officer. In addition to his duties as the Enrollment Officer, Mr. Hoover also serves as a First Lieutenant in the Maine Army National Guard (MEARNG). He earned his commission through ROTC at Central Michigan University in 2009 . His military experiences include assignments to the 182nd Field Artillery Battalion of the Michigan Army National Guard where he served as Maintenance Platoon leader as well as Public Affairs Officer and Contract Officer Representative. He recently returned from a SECFOR deployment at Camp Patriot, Kuwait Naval Base. He was further selected to perform as the Special Inspector General, Afghanistan Reconstruction site officer in command for Regional Command – South in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
His military education includes the Ordnance Officers Basic Leaders Course, Airborne School, Contract Officers Representative course, and ROTC Faculty Development Course. His awards include the Parachutist Wings, Global War on Terror Expeditionary Forces Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Bronze Star, and Army Commendation Medal.
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