Battalion Cadre

Lieutenant Colonel Eric N. Durrant

Lieutenant Colonel Eric N. Durrant

Professor of Military Science

LTC Durrant, a native of Albany, Oregon, was commissioned in 1999 as a Field Artillery officer from the Oregon State University ROTC program.  In the past 17 years, he has served in a variety of tactical and operational assignments. His first assignment was at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma (1999-2005), where he served as a platoon leader, battery executive officer and battalion staff officer.  After completion of the Field Artillery Captains Career Course in 2005, LTC Durrant PCS’d to Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, where he served for eleven years.  While on Ft. Bragg, he served as a battery commander, and an operations officer on staffs at nearly every level from battalion, brigade, division, corps, and theater commands. LTC Durrant has deployed five times to: Iraq (2003, 2005-06, 2011), Afghanistan (2008), and most recently to Jordan in 2015-16.   He has attended and graduated from Officer Professional Military Education courses to include the Field Artillery Officer Basic and Advance Courses, as well as Intermediate Level Education.  His civilian education includes a Bachelor of Science Degree in History (Cum Laude), 1999, Oregon State University and a Masters of Business Administration (Cum Laude), 2010, Campbell University.

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1-910-893-1582


Captain Sean Summers

Executive Officer / Assistant Professor of Military Science (APMS)

CPT Sean Summers is a native of Silver Spring, Maryland. He graduated from Springbrook High School in 2002. CPT Summers completed his college degree at the University of Western Maryland. He received his Bachelor of Science in Sociology with a concentration in Criminal Justice in 2006. While attending college, CPT Summers received his commission from the ROTC on 20 May 2006.

In August 2006, CPT Summers entered Basic Officer Leaders Course Phase Two Training at Fort Sill, OK. Followed by BOLC2, CPT Summers reported to the Transportation Officer Basic Course in October 2006. Following his completion of OBC, CPT Summers took many positions ranging from operations officer, executive officer, logistics officer, and company commander.

CPT Summers' awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Miltary Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal with 1 OLC, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Army Service Ribbon, The Humanitarian Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal, The Overseas Ribbon and the Global War on Terror Service Medal.

CPT Summers is engaged to Miss Elizabeth Saxon of Baskin Ridge, New Jersey.


Mr. Chris Psaltis

Recruiting Operations Officer

Chris Psaltis retired from the Army after 21 years of service in 2005. He has been serving as the Campbell Battalion Recruiting Operations Officer since 2002. Mr. Psaltis' service has included time as an enlisted Soldier serving both as a Military Policeman and as a Special Forces Soldier. His time as an Officer included assignments in the Infantry and Signal Corps. Mr. Psaltis is a graduate of the Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning, Georgia. His assignments include Germany, Fort Bragg, Fort Hood, Fort Wainwright, and Fort Huachuca. Mr. Psaltis received a Bachelor's of Social Science from Binghamton University, NY, a Master's in School Administration from Campbell University, NC, and he is a Doctoral Candidate in the Educational Leadership program at Fayetteville State University, NC.

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1-910-893-1590


Mr. Bryan Miller

Mr. Bryan Miller

Training and Operations Officer (S-3)

Mr. Miller has served as the S-3 since 2012 as a COMTek contractor. His career in the military originally started in 2005 where he served as an enlisted Soldier under the 105th Military Police Battalion. He earned his degree from Appalachian State University and was branched Infantry upon commissioning. His assignments include Fort Bragg, Fort Benning, Fort Leavenworth and Joint Base San Antonio. Mr. Miller deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn. His duty positions have included Platoon Leader, Executive Officer, Commander, Training and Operations Officer and Medical Operations Officer. He currently serves as a Captain in the North Carolina Army National Guard as the Commander of the 514th Military Police Company in Winterville, NC. His areas of concentration include IN, MP, and MS.

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1-910-893-1588


Master Sergeant Christopher L. Bush

Master Sergeant Christopher L. Bush

Senior Military Science Instructor

MSG Christopher L Bush entered the United States Army in August 1994 and completed Cavalry Scout OSUT at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Master Sergeant Bush has held every leadership position from Team Leader to Troop First Sergeant.

Master Sergeant Bush has been deployed multiple times to Iraq. Master Sergeant Bush has completed all levels of the Noncommissioned Officers’ Education System thru the Senior Leaders Course, and the First Sergeants Course. He is a graduate of Air Assault course, Combat Trainers Academy, NBC Defense, and Combat Life Saver Course.

His awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Service Medal (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal (8 Oak Leaf Cluster),  Presidential Unit Citation, Meritorious Unit Citation,  Army Good Conduct Medal (6th award), National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), Iraqi Campaign Medal (3 Campaign Stars), Global War on Terror Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terror Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (w/Numeral 3), Army Service Ribbon, Over Seas Service Ribbon (w/ Numeral 4), Combat Action Badge, and Drivers Badge (Wheeled and Tracked).

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1-910-893-1586


Major Peder C. Miller

Assistant Professor of Military Science (APMS)

Methodist University ROTC

MAJ Peder Miller is a native of Damascus, Maryland. He graduated from Damascus High School in 2002. CPT Miller completed his college degree at the East Carolina University. He received his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice in 2006. While attending college, MAJ Miller received his commission from the ROTC on 06 May 2006.

In June 2006, MAJ Miller entered Basic Officer Leaders Course (BOLC) Phase Two Training at Fort Sill, OK. After BOLC II, MAJ Miller reported to the Military Intelligence Officer Basic Course (OBC) in July 2006. Following his completion of OBC, MAJ Miller held many positions ranging from battalion intelligence officer, platoon leader, executive officer, FORSCOM G-2 intelligence operations action officer and strategic planner, as well as deputy director and joint intelligence officer. MAJ Miller has deployed twice; once in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom  2007-2009 and the other in support of Operations Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) 2012-2013.

MAJ Miller’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation (2nd Award), National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal (2 Campaign Stars), Global War on Terror Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Army Oversea service Ribbon (3rd Award), NATO Non-Article 5 Medal, Valorous Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Award, Parachutist Badge, and the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge (Gold).

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910-630-7693


Mr. Duane Whitaker

Mr. Duane Whitaker

Logistic Technician

His military education includes: Primary Leadership and Development Course (Warrior Leader’s Course), Basic Noncommissioned Officer’s Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer’s Course, Airborne School, and Air Assault School.

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1-910-672-1962 or 1942
Fax: 1-910-893-1599


Mr. John Schlichter

Human Resource Technician

Mr Schlichter has been with the Campbell battalion since 2013 and has served the Army ROTC for 11 years. He is a Navy veteran who served 21 years on active duty. He earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Professional Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

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1-910-893-1587


Mr. Angel L. Vazquez

Mr. Angel L. Vazquez

Logistic Technician

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1-800-334-4111 x:1585
Fax: 1-910-8931599