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Battalion Staff & Instructor

Battalion Staff

Natalie Barbara
Battalion Commander: C/LTC Natalie Barabara
Angel Montoya
Battalion XO: C/MAJ Angel Montoya
Mariah Besse
Battalion CSM: C/MSG Mariah Besse
Michael Todacheene
Battalion S-1: C/MAJ Michael Todacheene
Kiley Otero
Battalion S-2: C/SGM Kiley Otero
Joselyn Bustillos
Battalion S-3: C/CPT Joselyn Bustillos

Army Instructor

James D Polve
SFC James D. Polve
  • Meritorious Service Medal
  • Army Commendation Medal (6th award)
  • Army Achievement Medal (16th award)
  • Army Superior Unit Award (2nd award)
  • Army Good Conduct Medal (8th award)
  • National Defense Service Medal (2nd award)
  • Southwest Asia Service Medal (with two bronze service stars)
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • Korean Defense Service Medal
  • Armored Forces Service Medal
  • Non-Commissioned Officer Service Ribbon (3rd award)
  • Army Service Ribbon
  • Overseas Service Ribbon (3rd award)
  • NATO Medal
  • Kuwait Liberation Medal (from Saudi Arabia and Kuwait)
  • Expert Marksmanship Badge for Rifle, Pistol, and Grenade
  • Parachutes Badge