FMS Announces Cadet Leadership for 2018-2019

The Corps is Formed!


Waynesboro, VA –¬†During Fishburne Military School’s annual First Formation last week, the school officially announced its Cadet Leadership for the 2018-2019 Academic

photo by Battalion S-5, Cadet Sebastian Hussain (Centreville, VA)

Year. In the school’s Quadrangle, Cadet Leaders were pinned with their new rank and sworn in as Officers and NCOs of the Fishburne Military School Corps of Cadets.

Cadet Joseph Jones (South Fulton, TN) was presented with the traditional Battalion Commander’s sword by FMS Superintendent CAPT Mark Black, US Navy (Ret.). During his remarks to the assembled Corps, Faculty, Staff and Friends of FMS, Black called upon Jones and the rest of the Cadet Corps to “Demonstrate the will to be successful and harness your efforts collectively with your brothers…Recognize that everyone is weak as an individual, but united together you are extremely strong and can overcome any obstacle.”

Cadet Donald Cravins (Washington, DC) was named as Battalion Executive Officer; Cadet Bryson Overton (Sanford, NC) was installed as Battalion Sergeant Major, Cadet Ryan Curran (Carthage, NC) was selected as Alpha Company Commander; Cadet Colby Salyer (Bristol, VA) was named Bravo Company Commander; Cadet Dylan Gladhill (New Market, MD) was named Charlie Company Commander; Cadet Malachi Wright (New York, NY) was named Band Company Commander.

Congratulations to all of the Cadet Leaders! Photo gallery available HERE.

A complete list of Cadet Leaders follows:

Battalion Commander Рc/MAJ Joseph Jones  (South Fulton, TN)
Battalion Executive Officer – c/CPT Donald Cravins (Washington, DC)
Battalion Sergeant Major – c/1SG Bryston Overton (Sanford, NC)
Battalion S-1 (Adjutant) – c/2LT Andrew Hawley (Twinsburg, OH)
Battalion Asst. S-1 – c/SGT Garrett Rose (Columbus, IN)
Battalion S-2 (Security) – c/2LT William Harding (Great Falls, VA)
Battalion Asst. S-2 – c/SGT Joseph Montoya (Norfolk, VA)
Battalion S-3 (Training) – c/1LT Shunyuan Hu (Jilin, China)
Battalion Asst. S-3 – c/SGT John Stephenson (Raleigh, NC)
Battalion S-4 (Logistics) – c/2LT Tommy Dao (Stoughton, MA)
Battalion Asst. S-4 – c/SGT Gabriel Allen (Brooklyn, ME)
Battalion S-5 (Public Affairs) – c/2LT Sebastian Hussain (Centreville, VA)
Battalion Asst. S-5 – c/SGT Austin Haug (Culpeper, VA)
Battalion S-6 (Medical) – c/2LT Juan Spencer (Manheim, PA)
Battalion Asst. S-6 – c/SGT John Lipp (Woodbridge, VA)

Alpha Company Commander – c/1LT Ryan Curran (Carthage, NC)
Alpha Company XO – c/2LT Jack Koster (Prosper, TX)
Alpha Company First Sergeant – c/SFC Quinten DeLorenzo (Jefferson, ME)

Bravo Company Commander – c/1LT Colby Salyer (Bristol, VA)
Bravo Company XO – c/2LT Jack Clegg (Clarks Summit, PA)
Bravo Company First Sergeant – c/SFC Min Zhou (Yongkang, China)

Charlie Company Commander – c/1LT Dylan Gladhill (New Market, MD)
Charlie Company XO – c/2LT Kasen Woody (Buckhannon, WV)
Charlie Company First Sergeant – c/SFC Dylan Palmer (Mercersburg, PA)

Band Company Commander – c/1LT Malachi Wright (New York, NY)
Band Company XO – c/2LT Corey Ransom (Virginia Beach, VA)
Drum Major – c/SGT Christian Towler (Waynesboro, VA)
Band Company First Sergeant – c/SFC Gavin Flanagan (Centreville, VA)

Color Guard Commander – c/SSGT Rahmes Hall (Fort Belvoir, VA)

Fishburne Military School is the oldest and smallest of all military schools for boys in Virginia. Its college-prep curriculum is built upon the structure of an Army JROTC program. FMS is designated as a JROTC Honor Unit with Distinction and may nominate qualified candidates to the United States Service Academies. Fishburne hosts one of only four Summer JROTC programs in the nation, accredited by US Army Cadet Command.