Professor of Military Science
Lieutenant Colonel Steven A. Veves
LTC Steven A. Veves graduated in 2002 from Norwich University, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. While at Norwich he enrolled in the Army ROTC Program, and was commissioned as an Infantry Officer in the Active Army.
Upon Commissioning LTC Veves served as a Rifle Platoon Leader (A CO), Headquarters and Headquarters Company Executive Officer, and Battalion S4 with 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) with deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom I and IV. After graduating from the Maneuver Captains Career Course in 2007 LTC Veves reported to Fort Riley KS where he served as the Chief of Training for 2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division. LTC Veves later commanded Bravo Company, 1 st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division with a deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 08-09. Upon completion of command LTC Veves served as an Assistant Professor of Military Science at Norwich University from 2010-2012. LTC Veves deployed to Iraq in 2012 serving as a combat advisor to the Iraqi Ministry of Defense while assigned to the Office of Security Cooperation – Iraq. In 2013 LTC Veves attended the Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, KS. After completion of CGSC LTC Veves reported back to Fort Riley, KS where he served as the Battalion Operations and Executive Officer for 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division and Brigade Operations Officer for 2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division with a deployment in support of Operation Spartan Shield (OSS).
Upon return from OSS LTC Veves reported to Fort Irwin, CA serving as a Battalion Staff Senior Trainer (OC/T) for Panther Team and the Brigade S3 Senior Trainer (OC/T) for Bronco Team. After 18 rotations LTC Veves reported to Futures and Concepts Center, Army Futures Command, Fort Eustis, VA where he served as the Executive Officer for both the Director and Deputy Director. He currently serves as the Professor of Military Science for the University of Maine, Orono.
His awards include the Bronze Star Medal (1OLC), the Defense Meritorious Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (1SLC), the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal (2OLC), the Iraqi Campaign Medal (4 Campaign Stars), the Combat Infantryman Badge, and the Expert Infantryman Badge. He is a graduated of the United States Army Ranger School, Airborne School and Air Assault School. He currently holds a Bachelors in Criminal Justice from Norwich University and Masters in Diplomacy from Norwich University.
He is married to the former Jessie Falconi and have two children. They currently reside in Hampden, ME.