Captain Matthew S. Sweeney

Assistant Professor of Military Science
Arkansas Tech University
Russellville, Arkansas 72801
Since: July 2015

SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE

  • Arkansas Tech University ROTC

 

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED

  • Army Basic Training
  • Advance Individual Training (13B)
  • Basic Officer Leadership II & III (FA)
  • Field Artillery Captains Career Course
  • Army Basic Instructor Course
  • Cadet Command Instructor Training Course
  • Physical Security Inspector Course

 

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES

  • Arkansas Tech University, Bachelors of Science Chemistry

 

COMBAT DUTY

  • Operation Iraqi Freedom 2004-2005
  • Operation Iraqi Freedom 2008

 

MAJOR DUTY ASSIGNMENTS

  • Platoon Leader, G Co 39th BSB (while deployed in 2008)
  • Fire Direction Officer, A Btry 1-206 FA, Morrilton, AR
  • Battalion Fire Support Officer, 2-153 IN, Searcy, AR
  • Battalion Fire Direction Officer, 1-206 FA, Russellville, AR
  • Battery Commander, A Btry 1-206 FA, Dardanelle, AR
  • Battalion Training Officer, 1-206 FA, Russellville, AR (AGR) 

 

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES

  • Bronze Star Medal (with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster)
  • Army Commendation Medal (with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster)
  • Army Achievement Medal
  • Joint Meritorious Unit Commendation
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Campaign
  • Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary
  • Iraq Campaign Medal
  • Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal (2 OLC)
  • Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ “M” device
  • Army Good Conduct
  • Arkansas Federal Service Ribbon (OLC)
  • Arkansas Service Ribbon
  • Arkansas Emergency Service Ribbon (OLC)
  • Combat Action Badge