Professor of Military Science
LTC Megan Stallings
Lieutenant Colonel Stallings graduated from the United States Military Academy – West Point in 1995 with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Environmental Engineering and commissioned as an Adjutant General’s Corps officer. She later went on to earn Masters’ Degrees in National Security & Strategic Studies from the United States Naval War College, Geography from the University of Maryland, and Human Resources Development from Webster University.
Lieutenant Colonel Stallings’ military education includes the Adjutant General’s Corps Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the Combined Arms and Services Staff School, and the College of Naval Command and Staff. Throughout her career she served in a variety of units including the 3d Infantry Division, the 101st Airborne (Air Assault) Division. She deployed to Afghanistan in 2008 and 2011. Her most recent position, before coming to the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, was the Brigade S1 (Personnel Officer) for the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
Her awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Joint Meritorious Unit Award, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, the NATO Medal, the Airborne badge, and the Air Assault badge.
Senior Military Instructor
MSG Frank Boaz
A native of Wichita, Kansas, Master Sergeant Boaz entered the United States Army in 1982. He received his Infantry Basic and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Benning, Georgia. He assumed the duties and responsibilities as the Senior Military Instructor at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, on 24 February 2011.
Master Sergeant Boaz has served in Infantry leadership positions from Team Leader to First Sergeant. His previous assignments include the 2nd Battalion 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 1st Battalion 14th Infantry Regiment (Light), Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, 5th Battalion 20th Infantry Regiment, Fort Lewis, Washington, 1st Battalion 508th Airborne Combat Team Caserma Ederle, Vicenza, Italy, 173rd Airborne Brigade, Caserma Ederle, Vicenza, Italy, 1st Battalion 78th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, 3rd Battalion 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 1st Battalion 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 508th Special Troops Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 4th Battalion 73rd Cavalry Regiment Dismounted Reconnaissance, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, G-5/G-35 Headquarters 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Master Sergeant Boaz has conducted Combat Operations in Panama, South West Asia, Kosovo, Bosnia, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
Master Sergeant Boaz’ military education and training includes the Primary Leadership Development Course, the Basic Non-Commissioned Officers Course, the Advanced Non-Commissioned Officers Course, the Army Jump Master Course, the Army Airborne Course, the Air Assault Course, the Rappel Master Course, the Army Instructor Training Course, the Airlift Operations Course, the Air Movement Operations Course, the Army Safety Officers Course, and the Army Master Fitness Trainer Course.
Asst. Professor of Military Science
Major Adam Carollo, USA, was commissioned through the Army ROTC program upon graduation from the Clarkson University in Potsdam, NY in May 2002. Following his Commission, MAJ Carollo served as a Cadet Evaluator at the Leadership Development and Assessment Course, Fort Lewis Washington.
While on active duty, MAJ Carollo attended the Infantry Officer’s Basis Course at Fort Benning, graduating in 2002. Upon his Basic Course Graduation he served with the 101st Airborne Division (Screaming Eagles) as a platoon leader until 2005. During his time with the 101st Airborne Division, MAJ Carollo deployed and served as an Infantry Platoon Leader in Mosul, Iraq.
In the summer of 2005, MAJ Carollo attended the Infantry Captains Career Course and transferred to Fort Riley, Kansas. Once again MAJ Carollo served in Iraq as a Military Transition Team Assistant Team Chief. MAJ Carollo’s last assignment before joining the Tar Heel Battalion was the Operations Officer of the Advisor Academy at Fort Riley, where he prepared and trained deploying Transition Team members.
SFC Brad Shedd
Born in Manchester, New Hampshire, Sergeant First Class Shedd entered the United States Army in 1994. He graduated the Infantry Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training followed by Airborne School at Fort Benning, Georgia. He assumed the duties as the Training NCO at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, on 2 January 2013.
Sergeant First Class Shedd has served in numerous Infantry Leadership positions from Squad Leader to Platoon Sergeant. His previous assignments include the 2nd Battalion 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 2nd Battalion 9th Infantry Regiment, Camp Casey, Korea, 3rd Battalion 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 1st Battalion 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Richardson, Alaska, 1st Battalion 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and 1st Battalion 325th Airborne Infantry regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Sergeant First Class Shedd has conducted Peace Keeping Operations in Haiti (1994) and Combat Operations in both Iraq (2003, 2006), and Afghanistan (2009, 2010).
Sergeant First Class Shedd earned his Bachelors of Science Degree in Criminal Justice with Troy University and his military education and training includes the Primary Leadership Development Course, the Basic Non-Commissioned Officers Course, the Senior Leader Course, the Army Jump Master Course, the Army Airborne Course, and the Infantry Mortar Leader Course.
Human Resources Administrator
Ms. Hawkins, has held various administrative positions throughout her 11 year Civil Service Career. Most of her positions were held at UNC-Chapel Hill. Other Assignments include Raleigh Recruiting Battalion (USAREC) and Womack Army Medical Center.