INST Mark 'Andy' Hughes, NSCC
INST Colleen Valencia, NSCC
INST Heidi Jennings, NSCC
INST Bruce Jones, NSCC
Command Career Counselor;
Public Affairs Officer;
Sea Cadet Liaisons;
VFW 261: Russell Pryor
AMERICAN LEGION: Gary McDaniel
NOSC: LCDR Nicholas Smith, USNMEPS: VACANT
TRAINING OFFICER / EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT / ALUMNI LIAISON:
LT Mike Beall, serves as the Executive Assistant and Alumni Liaison for Cruiser Indianapolis Division. LT Beall joined the NSCC as a cadet in 2007. He made his way through the ranks and graduated out of the program in 2010 as Chief Petty Officer. LT Beall then joined the NSCC as a Midshipman. He served as the Training Officer for Cruiser Indianapolis Division located in Indianapolis, Indiana (2010-2016). LT Beall also served as Chief Medical Officer for Recruit Training Illinois from 2010 to 2016. Other Escort Officer training positions: UCOIN (IN-2012), Field Operations (IN-2012), Advanced Culinary (WI-2014).
LT Beall is an emergency/trauma nurse in the United States Navy. He is currently stationed at Naval Hospital Twentynine Palms. His previous experience includes two years of civilian nursing in an ER in Chicago.
LT Beall’s personal awards and decorations include NSCC Meritorious Recognition Ribbon with two Bronze Stars, Commendation Ribbon, Citation Ribbon, Escort Officer Ribbon with one Silver and two Bronze Stars, NSCC Prior Service Ribbon with Gold Star, and various service ribbons.
LT Beall’s hobbies include SCUBA diving, hiking, shooting, and CrossFit.
INST Bruce Jones, NSCC. Training Officer.
INST Jones is a US Air Force veteran with 8 years of service on the USAF Honor Guard and brings a wealth of knowledge to the cadets on drill and ceremonies.
INST Andy Hughes, NSCC. Operation Officer and Medical Officer.
INST Ariel Holmes, NSCC. Supply Officer
FORMER / RETIRED / TRANSFERRED STAFF
HMC Brian Egan: Former XO. EOT: SEP2016
A native of Sacramento, California, HMC Egan entered the Navy on June 27, 2003, attending Recruit Training at Great Lakes, IL. Upon graduation he reported to Naval Hospital Corps “A” school in Great Lakes, IL and subsequently attended Field Medical Service School in Camp Pendleton, CA.
In June of 2004, he checked into 3rd Medical Battalion, 3rd Force Service Support Group, Okinawa, Japan. He was assigned to Headquarters & Service Company as an S-3 Operations Clerk. During his time at 3rd Medical Battalion he deploy to the Philippines with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) in 2005.
In June of 2006 he transferred to 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (3rd MAW) at Miramar, CA. Shortly after reporting he deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom as a Helicopter Casualty Evacuation (CASEVAC) Corpsman with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron-364 in Al Taqaddum, Iraq. He performed 50 CASEVAC flights and flew over 200 combat flight hours. Inflight he medically treated 336 critical and noncritical casualties.
In June of 2007 he took orders to The Center for Naval Engineering Fire Fighting/Damage Control School (CNE FF/DC) at Naval Base San Diego, CA. As the sole Corpsman at the CNE FF/DC school he was put in charge of the CNE medical department and provided emergency medical care for high risk live FF/DC training. He attended Journeyman Instructor Training and became qualified to tech all firefighting classes. He also attained Master Training Specialist Qualification.
In July of 2010 he reported to 1st Marine Division, where he was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines (2/5), as the Battalions Leading Petty Officer. He deployed with 2/5 in January 2011 on the 31st MEU to Okinawa, Japan. He led the Battalions Sailors during training operations in Thailand, Cambodia and ended the deployment with a humanitarian assistance mission in support of operation Tomodachi, Japan. In March 2012 he deployed again as the Leading Petty Officer of 2/5, leading the Battalions 69 Sailors during combat operations in Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan. He personally participated in the treatment of 67 combat casualties and 65 noncombat patients.
On September 14th, 2012 he was advanced to Chief Petty Officer and took charge of the 1st Marine Division Surgeons Office Administration department, as the Leading Chief Petty Officer. In July 2013 HMC Egan executed orders to the Navy Recruiting Orientation Unit with follow-on orders to Navy Recruiting District Michigan, Navy Officer Recruiting Station Indianapolis, IN.
HMC Egan’s personal awards include the Air Medal Strike/Flight (3 awards) and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (6 awards), as well as multiple unit, campaign and service awards. His warfare qualifications include the Enlisted Fleet Marine Force Warfare Specialist (Combat Service Support Element, Air Combat Element & Ground Combat Element) and Marine Combat Aircrew.
He also is currently married to Calah R. Egan and they have one son Callan E. Egan. He currently resides in Fishers, IN.
Former ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER: EOT MAR 2020
Instructor Susan Nemeth is a native of Indianapolis with a Masters in Accounting from Notre Dame and an undergrad in Finance & Real Estate from IUPUI. She works full time at Café Lending, a division of GVC Mortgage, Inc. as one of Indiana’s top mortgage advisors. She was herself a sea cadet for about a year in the late 1980’s but after graduating from RT at Great Lakes, decided to pursue other opportunities. She is proud that her son is now a unit member.
Toward the end of 2015, Susan signed on to be an Instructor with our unit and is currently the Admin Officer. Besides enjoying life with her spouse, son, family and dear friends, she loves to travel as often as possible and to participate in various cultural activities around town. She is a member of the Indianapolis Historical Society, State Museum, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Historic Landmarks of Indiana, LifeJourney Church, and National Archives Foundation in Washington DC. She is also a season subscriber to the Indianapolis Repertory Theatre (IRT) and takes in a few Broadway shows each season. She is an avid movie-goer and typically has seen all movies up for best picture each year (along with several others that would never make the best picture category)!www.cafelending.com
TRANSFERRED TO REGIONAL STAFF:
LT Dave Witte is a training officer for us and was the units previous CO for three years. His two sons were in the unit and one is currently deployed with the US Navy.