FORT LEE, VA. — On August 13, 2009, Florida Institute of Technology and the U.S. Army Logistics University at Fort Lee, Va. awarded Master of Science degrees
to 17 students, some of which are on military assignment at Fort Lee.
Addressing the graduates were U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Michael J. Trombetta, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Combined Arms Support Command, Fort Lee and
Robert E. Niebuhr, dean, College of Business, Florida Institute of Technology.
Master’s degrees were conferred in logistics management, acquisition and contract management, materiel acquisition management and management. Among the
graduates were two naval officers from Greece.
Also graduating was CPT Thomas John Heilman who was awarded the Major Mathew Earl Schram Endowed Fellowship. This fellowship honors the memory of Mathew
Earl Schram, who as a major in the Army’s 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, was killed approximately 110 miles northwest of Baghdad when his convoy came under
attack from gunmen who opened fire with rocket-propelled grenades and machine guns. The fellowship provides recognition and support to distinguished U.S.
military officers enrolled in the Florida Tech / Theater Logistics studies program, a cooperative graduate degree program between the U.S. Army and Florida
In March, 1973, the U.S. Army and Florida Tech established a cooperative degree program that combines instruction received during a 16 week Army logistics
class with graduate classes at Florida Tech. The entire program is completed at Fort Lee. The cooperative master’s program is for military officers,
federal government executives and foreign military officers.
Graduates by degree:
M.S. Logistics Management
LTC Athanasios Georgios Falekas H.N., Hellenic Navy Supply Center (Next assignment)
MAJ Jacob Holman Freeman, 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Korea (Next assignment)
CPT Thomas John Heilman
LT Fotios Michailidis H.N., Hellenic Navy (Next assignment)
CPT Michelle P. Santayana, Operational Logistics Planner, Fort McPherson, Ga. (Next assignment)
CPT Theresa Lindeman Armstrong, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Next assignment)
CPT Melony Letitia Baker
MAJ Glen Joseph Fiorenza
MAJ Bradley D. Ladd, Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii (Next assignment)
LTC John Daniel Looney, Army Logistic University, Fort Lee, Va. (Next assignment)
CPT Brian Israel Lust, Logistics Advisor, Iraq (Next assignment)
MAJ Andre Lamar Toussaint, Plans Officer, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Next assignment)
MAJ Brian James Wallace, U.S.A. MEDCOM, San Antonio, Texas (Next assignment)
MAJ Michael D. Wroblewski, Battalion Executive Officer, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Next assignment)
M.S. Acquisition and Contract Management
Yoland G. Bowden, Defense Commissary Agency (Next assignment)
LTC Johnnie Evans Ealey
Dana W. Spiers, Defense Logistics Agency (Next assignment)