Chief Brad Brantley

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

Plainview, Texas:

Unit Achievement - 2010

Distinguished two consecutive years - 2011 / 2012

Unit Plankowner

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

Uvalde, Texas:

Most Improved Unit - 2016

Unit Achievement - 2015-2016

Senior Naval Science Instructor: 2018-2019

Uvalde, Texas

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