Western Michigan University
2333 E Beltline Ave SE
Grand Rapids MI 49546-5936 USA
Aaron Combs, senior military science instructor in Western Michigan University's Department of Military Science and Leadership, is a contract employee with Engility. He is a major in the United States Army Reserve, serving in the Military Police branch, and was commissioned through WMU ROTC in 1998. He is a former enlisted military policeman and served with the 303rd Military Police Company. He is originally from Jackson, MI.
His previous assignments include: platoon leader, 303rd Military Police Company (CS); camp commander, Joint Detention Operations Groups- JTF GTMO (Guantanamo Bay, Cuba) for Global War on Terrorism; company commander, 334th Medical Group; Region 2 officer in charge, 4/413thSROTC. His military education includes United States Army Military Police School, ROTC, Military Police Officer Basic Course, Mobilization Officer Course, OPSEC School, Pre-Command Course, Company Trainers Course, Military Police Captain's Career Course, Combined Arms Course, School of Cadet Command, Faculty Directors Course, Recruiting Operations Officer Course, Military History Instructors Course, Command and General Staff College.
Combs' awards and decorations include the Joint Meritorious Unit Citation, Army Commendation Medal with four oak leaf clusters, Army Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal with silver oak leaf cluster, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with "M" device and bronze hour glass device, Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Ribbon, Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon.