Cadre & Staff
Military Science Department
Faculty and Staff
Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Patrick Schuck
Professor of Military Science and Leadership
Email (336) 758-5541
Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Patrick Schuck was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the US Army in 1998 and branched aviation earning his US Army Aeronautical rating in the UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter. During the course of a military career spanning almost two decades, Patrick has served as a platoon leader and battalion logistics officer in the 1st Infantry Division in Katterbach, Germany; a company commander in the 1-214th Aviation Regiment in Mannheim, Germany; a combat advisor with the 1st Cavalry Division in Fort Hood, Texas; and a battalion executive officer and operations officer in the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade stationed in Fort Lewis, Washington. These assignments have seen him deployed to Kosovo, Bosnia, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
In addition to LTC Schuck’s operational assignments, he was an assistant professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership at the United States Military Academy, teaching a variety of courses in both leadership and strategic management. Patrick is now serving as the Professor of Military Science for the “No Fear!” ROTC battalion with its headquarters on the Wake Forest University Campus. The “No Fear!” battalion includes cadets from both Wake Forest University and Winston-Salem State University.
His education includes a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Aeronautical Sciences degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and a Bachelor of Sciences degree from the United States Military Academy. Additionally, he has attended a variety of military professional development schools and courses to include the aviation officer basic course, the career course, and intermediate level education as well as Air Assault School, Airborne School, and the Blackhawk Maintenance Test Pilot Course. Patrick has earned a variety of military decorations to include the Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal, and Combat Action Badge as a result of his leadership and performance while deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan.
LTC Schuck is a native of Dallas, Texas. However, he grew up in Southeast Asia living in both Indonesia and Thailand for fourteen years before attending the United States Military Academy.
Captain Fredrick Teeter
Email (336) 758-5542
Captain Teeter earned a Bachelor’s of Administration in Business Management from the University of Wisconsin Whitewater and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant to the Transportation Corp in 2008. His military education includes Transportation Basic Officers Leadership Course, Combine Logistics Captains Career Course, Lean Six Sigma, Air Load Planners Course, Unit Movement Officers Course, Maintenance Supervisor Course, Combat Lifesavers Course, and Anti-Terrorism/ Force Protection Level 2.
CPT Teeter enlisted in the Army in 2003 as a Combat Engineer, and completed the Combat Engineer Advanced Individual Training. He served in B Co. 397 Engineer Battalion in Dodgeville, Wisconsin from 2003 to 2005 holding the position of Squad Member, and Platoon Driver. After joining ROTC, he became a Platoon Leader and Executive officer while he was an SMP Cadet.
After commissioning, CPT Teeter’s first assignment was to 515th Transportation Company in Mannheim, Germany. He was assigned as the Executive Officer. He then moved to 70th Transportation Company to take over as a Platoon leader. Following his platoon leader time, he became the Commander of the 51st Transportation Company, Rear Detachment. He served as the Rear Detachment Commander while the unit deployed to Kuwait. Following his command, CPT Teeter completed Captains Career Course, and deployed to Kuwait. While in Kuwait, he served as the Lead Battle Captain to 595 Transportation Brigade and Night Operations Officer.
CPT Teeter is currently assigned to Wake Forest and Winston Salem State University Army ROTC programs as the Executive Officer.
CPT Teeter’s Military awards and Decorations include: The Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Medal (for deployment to Kuwait), the Army Reserves Component Achievement Medal, the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, the Armed Forces Overseas Ribbon, and the Army Reserves Overseas Training Ribbon.
Captain John A. Topper, III
Assistant Professor of Military Science (APMS)
Email (336) 758-5545
Captain John A. Topper, III, received his direct commission on February 23rd, 2008, and graduated from Adjutant General School on September 5th, 2008. He was recognized and placed on the Commandant’s List for exceeding course standards. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resources Management in 2002, and a Master of Science degree in Organizational Leadership in 2007 from Geneva College in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania.
Captain Topper enlisted in the Air Force and served on active duty from March, 1988, to January, 1999. He attained the rank of Staff Sergeant during this time, and was an Information Systems Computer Operator. He was stationed at HQ Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), Hurlburt Field, Florida, for most of his Air Force career. He also spent one year at Lajes Air Base, Azores, Portugal. Captain Topper was a member of the All Air Force Softball and Wrestling Teams from 1991-1994. In 1992, Captain Topper was selected to try out for the Pan-Am Games in Greco-Roman Wrestling at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
In 2006, he reenlisted in the U.S. Army Reserves. Upon graduating from the Warrior Transition Basic Military Training Course at White Sands, New Mexico, he submitted his packet to receive his Direct Commission.
His military education includes Basic Officer Leadership Course Phase 2, Adjutant General Officer Basic Course, Combat Lifesaver Course, Range Safety Officer Course, Commander’s Safety Course, Casual Reporting and Notification Officer Course, and the School of Cadet Command Instructor Training Course at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
Captain Topper’s assignments include: 324th Military Police Battalion, Chambersburg, PA; 410th Military Police Battalion, Fort Meade, MD; Executive Officer, 3/319 Logistics Company (TASS), Lancaster, PA; 825th AG REPL Company, Marion, IL (mobilized); 875th AG REPL Company, Fort Dodge, IA (mobilized).
Captain Topper’s mobilizations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom are: Executive Officer, A Company, CONUS Replacement Center (CRC), Fort Benning, Georgia (June, 2009 to April, 2011). He then served as the Deployment Liason Officer for the Defense Contractor Management Agency from May, 2011 to June, 2012 at Fort Benning, Georgia.
Captain Topper was selected into the Active Guard Reserve (AGR) Program on June 14th, 2012, and is currently serving as an Assistant Professor of Military Science at Wake Forest University.
His military awards and decorations include: Joint Services Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Air Force Achievement Medal (2), Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal (with star device), War on Terrorism Service Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Army Superior Unit Award, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, and the Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M device.
Captain Anthony A. Bradley-Peoples Sr.
Assistant Professor of Military Science (APMS)
Email (336) 758-5544
CPT Anthony A. Bradley-Peoples Sr. assumed his current duties as Assistant Professor of Military Science at Wake Forest University, Winston Salem State University and Salem College in November of 2014.
CPT Bradley-Peoples Sr. is a proud Pine-Grove Louisiana native and graduate of Jonesboro-Hodge High School. He entered military service as an enlisted Soldier in the Adjutant General Corps. During his years as a junior enlisted service member he served as a Personnel Specialist in the 6th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, Fort Bliss, Texas and the 6th Air Cavalry Combat Brigade, Camp Humphreys, Korea. As a Noncommissioned Officer he served in the 35th Signal Brigade and XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He later deployed and served as the Secretary of the Combined Joint Staff, NCOIC for the Commander of the XVIII Airborne Corp/CJTF-180, in direct support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He also served as the principle advisor to the Secretary of the Combined Joint Staff.
After returning to the United States he was selected by HQDA to attend Drill Sergeant School in the Army’s 2004 pilot program to validate SGT/E5s as Drill Sergeants. He served as a Drill Sergeant and was later selected to serve as a Drill Sergeant Leader/Instructor at the United States Army Drill Sergeant School, Fort Jackson, South Carolina.
CPT Bradley-Peoples Sr. commissioned in 2008 through the Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning, Georgia followed by attending the Adjutant General Basic Course at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. He served as the S1/Adjutant for 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Ironhorse! He later served as Adjutant for the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Blackhorse, and Fort Irwin, California. He is a graduate of the AG Basic Officer Leaders Course and AG Captain Career Course.
CPT Bradley-Peoples Sr. is a graduate of Park University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management/Human Resource.
His military awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (1OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (4OLC), Army Achievement Medal with (1 SLC, 3OLC), the Army Good Conduct Medal (3OLC), the National Defense Service Medal (2), the Global War on Terror Service/Expeditionary Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (numeral 3), Army Service Ribbon, and Overseas Service Medal.
MSG Korson enlisted into the Army in June 1995, and attended Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training as a 12F (Combat Engineer Vehicle Crewman) at Fort LeonardWood, MO. In 1997 the Army combined his MOS, and he became a 12B. Throughout his 20 year career, 1SG Korson has served in every leadership position from Team Leader to 1SG.
MSG Korson’s assignments include: ACE Operator, Combat Engineer: C-Co, 8TH ENGR BN, 1CD, Fort Hood TX; 1ST Cavalry Division, Horse Cavalry Detachment, Fort Hood TX; US Army Recruiter, Golden CO; Team Leader, Squad Leader, B-Co, 8TH ENGR BN, 1CD; Squad Leader, Light Equipment Section Sergeant, Operations Sergeant and Platoon Sergeant: A-Co, 2 BSTB, 2BCT, 10MTN, Fort Drum, NY; Platoon Sergeant, Operations Sergeant and 1SG: 562D EN CO and 1SG, A-Co, 14TH BEB, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. MSG Korson deployed in the defense of this great Nation five times, including Operation
Iraqi Freedom II, 06, and 09, as well as Operation Enduring Freedom 12. 1SG Korson’s awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal (2OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (2OLC), Army Commendation Medal (1 Silver and 1 Bronze OLC), Army Achievement Medal (3 OLC), Joint Meritorious Unit Citation, Valorous Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Citation (3 OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (6th Award), National Defense Service Medal w/Bronze Star, Iraqi Campaign Medal (4 Campaign Stars), Afghanistan Campaign Medal (1 Campaign Star), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Overseas Service Medal (4th Award), NATO Medal, Combat Action Badge, Air Assault Badge, Drivers Badge (Track and Wheel).
Sergeant First Class Michael W. Canterbury
SFC Michael Canterbury enlisted in the Army and attended Infantry One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Benning, GA on June 06 2001, and has severed as a Machine Gunner, Grenadier, Battalion Sniper, Rifleman, Team Leader, Squad Leader, and Platoon Sergeant.
SFC Canterbury’s deployments include Operation Iraqi Freedom 1 (Invasion of Iraq), OIF III in Iskandiriya Iraq, OIF 09-10 Sadr City Iraq, and OEF 11-12 in Bagram Afghanistan (RC-East).
SFC Canterbury’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (6 OLC), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (3 OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (3rd Award), National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (2 CS), Iraqi Campaign Medal (4 CS), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (2), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (3), NATO Medal (ISAF), The Valorous Unit Award, Army Meritorious Unit Commendation, The Combat Infantryman’s Badge, and The Expert Infantryman’s Badge.
Mr. Jason Pardue
Recruiting Operations Officer (ROO)
Mr. Jason G. Pardue received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Appalachian State University and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant and a Distinguished Military Graduate in 1993. He also earned a Master’s Degree in Education from Kansas State University in 2005. Lieutenant Colonel Pardue’s military education includes Ranger, Airborne, Air Assault, Jumpmaster, and Pathfinder Schools, the Defense Language Institute (Dutch), the Armor Officers Basic and Infantry Officers Advanced Courses, Combined Arms Services Staff School, and the Command and General Staff College.
Prior to assuming his current duties as the Recruiting Officer at Wake Forest University, Mr. Pardue’s previous assignments include: Eastern Sector Senior Advisor Saudi Arabian National Guard; Executive Officer, 3-13th IN Battalion, Fort Jackson, S.C. MiTT Team Chief, Iraq, S3/Operations Officer, 1-28th IN Battalion, Fort Riley, K.S. Exchange Officer with the Royal Dutch Army, Commander C Company (The Old Guard), Commander B Company, 1-5 IN, Fort Lewis W.A., Tank Platoon Leader, Mortar Platoon Leader, Support Platoon Leader and S4 in 3-73 AR Battalion, Fort Bragg, N.C.
His military awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (4), the Army Commendation Medal (2), the Army Achievement Medal (5), the National Defense Service Medal, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, the Iraqi Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Medal, the Armed Forces Service Medal, the MFO Medal, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Expert Infantryman Badge, the Ranger Tab, Air Assault Badge, Pathfinder Badge, and the Master Parachutist Badge.
Mr. Don Reid
336-758-5309 or 336-758-5350
Mr. Gerald A. Burch
Human Resources Assistant
Ms. Jane Vogler