Professor of Military Science
LTC Mark T. Stone
LTC Stone was born and raised in Sarasota, Florida. He began his military career in 1992 when he enlisted in the Florida Army National Guard. He earned the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from The Citadel in 1998, and was commissioned into the Army as a 2LT, Infantry. In 2009, LTC Stone earned the Degree of Master of Arts in Management from Webster University. In 2015, He earned the Degree of Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration from the University of Louisville.
LTC Stone has served in positions of increasing responsibility in Air Assault, Stryker, and Airborne Infantry units to include Rifle Platoon Leader, Company Commander, Battalion S3 and Battalion XO. He has also served as a Ground Liaison Officer to Air Mobility Command, and as a staff officer at Division, Corps, and ASCC levels. LTC Stone has been stationed at numerous locations across the continental United States, as well as the Republic of Korea, Germany and Italy. He has deployed twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and once in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. In 2017, he was recognized as the United States Army Cadet Command (USACC) Professor of Military Science of the Year.
LTC Stone is a graduate of the U.S. Army Airborne School, Jumpmaster School, Air Assault School, Ranger School, Infantry Officer Basic and Captain’s Career Courses, Command and General Staff College, as well as the USACC Master Educator’s Course.
LTC Stone’s awards include the Bronze Star Medal with one Oak Leaf cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with two Oak Leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Combat Infantry Badge and Expert Infantryman Badge.
He and his wife Dodie, a Northern Arizona University alumna, currently reside in Flagstaff, Arizona.