Fishburne Military School Names Leadership for 2016-2017

Fishburne Military School (Waynesboro, VA) Cadet Leaders take oath of officeWaynesboro, VA – Yesterday in Lawton Chapel the Fishburne Military School Cadet Leadership for the 2016-2017 Academic Year was officially announced. Cadet Leaders were pinned with their new rank and sworn in as Officers and NCOs of the Fishburne Military School Corps of Cadets.

Cadet Luciano Dolfi (Stuarts Draft, VA) was pinned by FMS Superintendent CAPT Mark Black to become the 2016-2017 Battalion Commander.

Cadet Thomas Fosdick (Staunton, VA) was named as Battalion Executive Officer; Cadet Jacob Randall (Stafford, VA) was selected as Alpha Company Commander; Cadet Tyler Long (Beavercreek, OH) was named Bravo Company Commander; Cadet Alex Ralston (Nellysford, VA) was named Charlie Company Commander; Cadet Zachary Smithley (Wilmington, NC) was named Band Company Commander.

The Cadets will officially take charge on August 31st at 3pm when the First Formation ceremony convenes the Corps of Cadets for the 2016-2017 Acedemic Session.

Congratulations to all of the Cadet Leaders! Photo gallery available HERE.

A complete list of Cadet Leaders follows:

Battalion Commander – c/MAJ Luciano Dolfi  (Stuarts Draft, VA)
Battalion Executive Officer – c/CPT Thomas Fosdick (Staunton, VA)
Battalion Sergeant Major – c/1SG Theodore Barger, Jr. (Crozet, VA)
Battalion S-1 (Adjutant) – c/2LT Joshua Beard (Aguila, AZ)
Battalion Asst. S-1 – c/SGT Timothy Betoni (Falls Church, VA)
Battalion S-2 (Security) – c/2LT Timothy Arndt (Fairfax Station, VA)
Battalion Asst. S-2 – c/SGT Sung Lee Hu (Korea)
Battalion S-3 (Training) – c/1LT Cody Chapple (Grottoes, VA)
Battalion Asst. S-3 – c/SGT Jacob Fincham (Fredericksburg, VA)
Battalion S-4 (Logistics) – c/2LT Raymond Dua (Union, NJ)
Battalion Asst. S-4 – c/SGT Matthew Farrar (Waynesboro, VA)
Battalion S-5 (Public Affairs) – c/2LT Timothy Dudley (Henrico, VA)
Battalion Asst. S-5 – c/SGT Dylan Vaughan (Fayetteville, NC)
Battalion S-6 (Medical) – c/2LT Mitchell Andrew (Lancaster, PA)
Battalion S-7 (Mess) – c/2LT John Hendler (Olney, MD)
Batttalion Asst. S-7 – c/SGT Diran Chertavian (Hawi, HI)
Battalion S-8 (Activities) – c/2LT Alexander Sponeman (Fishers, IN)
Battalion Asst. S-8 – c/SGT Evan LaQuaglia (Upper Marlboro, MD)
Battalion S-9 (Admissions/IT) – c/2LT Russell Rogerville (Amelia, VA)
Battalion Asst. S-9 – c/SGT Jakaria Labay (Waldorf, MD)

Alpha Company Commander – c/1LT Jacob Randall (Stafford, VA)
Alpha Company XO – c/2LT Denver Druey (Pompano Beach, FL)
Alpha Company First Sergeant – c/SFC Robert Palermo (Huntingtown, MD)

Bravo Company Commander – c/1LT Tyler Long (Beavercreek, OH)
Bravo Company XO – c/2LT Blake Seydel (Highlands Ranch, CO)
Bravo Company First Sergeant – c/SFC Ismail Ben Ali (Washington, DC)

Charlie Company Commander – c/1LT Alexander Ralston (Nellysford, VA)
Charlie Company XO – c/2LT Brady McAllister (Fairfax, VA)
Charlie Company First Sergeant – c/SFC Alexander Isaacs (Reston, VA)

Band Company Commander – c/1LT Zachary Smithley (Wilmington, NC)
Band Company XO – c/2LT Christian Fountain (Spotsylvania, VA)
Drum Major – c/SGT Justin Payne (Waynesboro, VA)
Band Company First Sergeant – c/SFC Phillip Griffin III (Wichester, VA)

Color Guard Commander – c/SSGT David Eldredge (Carver, MA)

Fishburne Military School is the oldest and smallest of all military schools for boys in Virginia. Its college-prep curriculum is built upon the structure of an Army JROTC program. FMS is designated as a JROTC Honor Unit with Distinction and may nominate qualified candidates to the United States Service Academies. Fishburne hosts one of only four Summer JROTC programs in the nation, accredited by US Army Cadet Command.