1st Lieutenant Kyle Locke began his Army Career as an enlisted soldier with the Texas Army National Guard in 2002. He attended Basic Training at Ft. Knox, Kentucky and completed AIT at the US Army Signal School at Ft. Gordon, GA in 2003 as the Distinguished Honor Graduate.
Stationed here at SFA, Sergeant Zinck works as a full-time recruiter for the Texas Army National Guard and as a liaison to the Lumberjack Battalion ROTC. His military career started in 1985, when he joined the U.S. Navy immediately after finishing high school. His time in the Navy took him on multiple deployments aboard the aircraft carriers USS Constellation and the USS Nimitz.
LTC David M. Miller assumed duties as the Professor of Military Science/Department Chair of Stephen F. Austin State University, on 13 Jun 2012. He has recently returned from US Army Pacific where he served as the Facility and Construction Branch Chief, Deputy Chief of Staff for Engineering.
Master Sergeant Paul J. Rick is from Dallas, TX. He joined the Army as an Infantryman in 1992 and attended basic training at FT Benning; GA. Master Sergeant Rick has held numerous leadership positions, which include Team Leader, Squad Leader, Platoon Sergeant and First Sergeant.
SFC Retired Samuel Gardner served over 20 years of honorable service for the US Army; he was born in Houston, Texas. His military career began in October 1976 enlisted in the Regular Army as Quartermaster Supply Specialist. He attended Basic at Fort Knox, Kentucky and AIT-Advance Individual Training at Fort Lee, Virginia.
At the half of every home basketball game, the SFA Lumberjacks honor veterans of the United States Military. Q107 and the U.S. Army want to make sure that the stories of these brave heroes are expanded beyond the walls of the coliseum.