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Military Science Department Cadre

Lieutenant Colonel James M. Lewis, III, Professor of Military Science

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LTC Lewis was raised in Winston-Salem, NC. He graduated from the United States LTC James M. Lewis, IIIMilitary Academy at West Point, NY in 1994 and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in Aviation. In 1995, LTC Lewis completed flight school and became a rated aviator. He is qualified in the OH-58A/C and the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters.

LTC Lewis was assigned to the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment from 1995-1999 where he servedas air scout platoon leader, troop executive officer, and assistant adjutant. From 2000-2003, he was assigned to the 82d Airborne Division where he served as an aviation intermediate maintenance company executive officer and commander, aviation unit maintenance company. From 2003-2006, he was assigned to the United States Army Special Operations Command as Chief, G3 Training - Air. From 2006 to 2008, he attended the Command and General Staff College's Intermediate Level Education and School of Advance Military Studies courses. From 2008 to 2011, LTC Lewis served as a Future Operations Planner in the XVIII Airborne Corps.

LTC Lewis deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom I, 15 February to 15 May 2003 with D Company, 1-82 AVN, 82D ABN DIV, Fort Bragg, NC and Operation Iraqi Freedom III, 8 SEP 2008 to 23 March 2009 with XVIII Airborne Corps.

His awards and decorations include the Joint Meritorious Unit Citation, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2 OLC), Air Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal. Army Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Ribbon (1SBS), Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terror Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Army Aviator Badge, Senior Parachutist Badge, and Australian and German jump wings.

LTC Lewis holds a Masters of Business Administration from Liberty University, a Masters of Military Science from The Command and General Staff College School of Advanced Military Studies, and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Aerospace) from the United States Military Academy. He is married (15 years) and has four children.

Ms. Regina Watts, Department Secretary

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Born in Clarksburg, WV and raised in OH , Ms. Watts is a 1980 graduate of the Bradford Business SchoolMs. Regina Watts in Pittsburgh, PA 1980. She joined the US Air Force in February 1982 and served as an Administrative Assistant, Personnel Resources. Returning to civilian life in 1988, Ms. Watts relocated to Fayetteville, NC, and worked for the State in Personnel Management, Raleigh. She continued to serve the Military at Fort Bragg, NC while working as an Administrative Assistant at the 96th Civil Affairs Battalion while successfully earning an Associate Degree from Fayetteville Technology in Sociology. After several years of employment in North Carolina, Ms. Watts relocated to Baltimore, MD to accept the position of Administrative Assistant in the Department of Military Science, MSU ROTC in August 2002.

Mr. Charles Washington, Supply Technician

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Mr. Washington is an Army Veteran. He served eight years active duty in the Regular Army as a Staff Sergeant. Mr. Washington has vast experience within the supply chain in both the forward and rear support roles gained during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Anaconda (Afghanistan) as a member of the 10th Mountain Division, Fort drum. He was honorably discharged from the Army in April 2007 and has since been a Department of the Army Federal Civilian employee at the Historic Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

Mr. Michael H. Bell, Human Resources Administrator

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Mr. Bell is the Human Resources Assistant for Bear Battalion. He has been at Morgan State since February 2011. Prior to arriving here, Mr. Bell worked at the Military Personnel Division for seven years and the Directorate of Logistics for 24 years, both positions at Fort Meade, MD.