Phone: 830-591-2950 Ext. 6142
Degrees and Certifications:
EDUCATION SPECIALIST, Ed.S, Liberty University. MASTER OF PUBLIC ADM, MPA Troy State University BACHELOR OF ARTS, BBA Northwood University ASSOCIATE OF ARTS, AA Northwood University HONOR EDUCATOR - 2019 ___________________________ TEXAS EDUCATOR ROTC (STANDARD) CERTIFICATE ADMINISTRATOR CERTIFICATE Principal Pk-12, South Dakota CAREER SUPERINTENDENT CERTIFICATE South Dakota, Dept. of Education
Chief Brad Brantley
Married 30 years; 2 children; 4 grandchildren
Served U.S. Navy 22 years, active duty
Naval Intelligence Analyst Operator; (Submarine/Statistics), Misawa/Okinawa, Japan; Combat Systems Operator, USS Vella Gulf; Norfolk, Va.
Navy Recruiting Duty earning Gold Wreath for Excellence - Dallas, Texas
Navy Chef (attending St. Augustine Culinary Institute, Florida), Special Operations Event Supervisor, San Diego, Ca. (Special Event Supervisor for Asia Theater Navy Admiral's Conference), Rota, Spain
Navy Drill Instructor for both Enlisted and Officer to include reserve components: Great Lakes, Il., Officer Indoctrination School; Newport, Rhode Island [Training over 1,140 enlisted/officer recruits/officer candidates to enlist into the US Navy].
USS Vella Gulf (CG-72), Norfolk, Va. (Plankowner) Special Intelligence Analyst and Leading Petty Officer
USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71), Norfolk, Va. - Supply logistics and Leading LPO/CPO
USS Zephyr (PC-8), San Diego, Ca. (Coronado Special Forces Base) - Supply Logistics Officer (Acting) for Special Boat Squadron Seal Team for missions of Counter Drug Interdiction in South America
2 Commendation Medals; 5 Navy Achievement Medals; 4 Overseas Assignments; 10 years Sea Duty Deployment; 5 Good Conduct Medals; Southwest Asia; Recruiting Duty; Drill Instructor Duty; Expert Marksman; Outstanding Volunteer Services; Navy Unit Commendation; NATO; Armed Forces Services; Navy Merit Unit Commendation; National Defense Services; Southwest Asia Services Medal; Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist Designator Pin
Retired Honorable - May 2005; Chief Petty Officer
Upon retirement: Managed 2 restaurants:
Chipotle - Phoenix, Az
Applebees - Lubbock, Tx.
Semi-Rig Transport Operator Coast-to-Coast
Flatbed - Texas/Oklahoma based "Melton"
Dry Van - Texas/Nebraska/Arizona based "Knight/Stevens"
Tanker - Texas/Missouri based "Reliant" CO2 compressed gas
Safety Supervisor / Blood & Alcohol collection Supervisor "Werner Enterprises"
Senior Naval Science Instructor: 2008-2012
Unit Achievement - 2010
Distinguished two consecutive years - 2011 / 2012
Achieved: (2) Military Scholarships $185,000 (UT - Austin & Texas A&M)
(1) U.S. Naval Academy $425,000
(1) U.S. Air Force Academy - $525,000
Naval Science Instructor: 2012-2014
Tecumseh, Kansas - Second Place (Drill Team) - State Drill Meet, Area 9
Naval Science Instructor: 2015-current
Most Improved Unit - 2016
Unit Achievement - 2015-2016
Senior Naval Science Instructor: 2018-2019
Achieved: (1) Military Scholarship $180,000 (Texas A&M)
Special Academic Achievement to have both UHS VALEDICTORIAN & SALUTATORIAN enrolled.
Achieved: Junior Leadership Academic Bowl (J.L.A.B) advancement to the second level under national contention
Selected as HONOR EDUCATOR for UHS SALUTATORIAN