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Captain Dustin Whidden- ROTC Enrollment Officer

CPT Whidden_LCPT Whidden graduated in 2002 from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), with a BA in History. In 2003 he enlisted in the US Army as a Cavalry Scout, and spent one year in Iraq with the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment as a Bradley Fighting Vehicle gunner form March 05 to March 06. He joined the US Army Reserve in Jan 2008 as an enlisted Military Police officer, and received a Commission in July 2008 in the same branch. CPT Whidden was a substitute teacher since leaving active service in the states of Colorado, Michigan and Nevada. In 2008, he again went overseas to Kuwait as a Security contractor conducting Base Security Ops and Personal Security Escort duties. He recently moved to Santa Clara CA to accept a job with the ROTC department and has fallen in love with the Bay area and hopes to someday retire here.