By ACC Public AffairsJuly 26, 2012
Describe your current position:
I serve as Maj. Gen. Camille M. Nichol's aide-de-camp, otherwise known as the commanding general's shadow. I try to maximize the CG's available productive time allowing her to focus on the command and control of the organization. Finally, with the assistance of the executive assistant and executive officer, I coordinate, manage and execute professional and personal affairs for the CG.
What was your previous assignment:
I served as the battery commander of an artillery firing battery in 1st Battalion, 9th Field Artillery and, later, as the Headquarters and Headquarters Company Commander within the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart, Ga.
How were you selected to become the general's aid-de-camp:
I was nominated to fulfill the position by my branch manager. It wasn't until about 48 to 72 hours before the video teleconference interview with Maj. Gen, Nichols that I even learned what the position was. Maj. Gen. Nichols called me a couple of weeks later to inform me that she chose me to execute the duties as her aide. I appreciate whomever put in the good word for me.
Describe your military background:
I attended a senior military college, North Georgia and graduated in 2004. I have deployed to Iraq with both the 2nd Infantry Division from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., as a platoon leader and the 3rd Infantry Division from Fort Stewart, as a battery commander. My best experiences in the military have involved being around or leading Soldiers.
Where do you call home:
I'm originally from Newnan, Ga., but own a home in the Savannah, Ga., area.
Are you married? Children? Pets:
I am married to a wonderful lady named Stacey and we have a miniature schnauzer named Maverick.
What do you do with your spare time:
I am a big proponent of the CrossFit program and am CF Level 1 certified. I am a gamer...XBox 360 rules much of my free time and I am a huge Southeastern Conference college football fan.
Anything else you'd like to add:
Go DAWGS...SIC 'EM!