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  • Robert Bates

    Position: Human Resource Technician

    Campus Phone: 865-471-3374


  • Scott Bryant , GS 11

    Position: Recruiting Officer -

    Campus Phone: 865-471-3380

    Email: sbryant@cn.edu

    Mr. Scott Bryant is a native of Williamsburg, Kentucky. He has served as the Recruiting and Enrollments Officer for Carson-Newman for over 12 years. 

    He is also a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Reserves and served in both Iraq and Afghanistan.


  • Justin Conner , MSG

    Position: Senior Military Science Instructor

    Campus Phone: (865) 471-3377

    Email: jconner@cn.edu


  • Jeffrey Fields , CPT

    Position: APMS

    Campus Phone: 865-471-3474

    Email: jfields@cn.edu

    CPT Jeffrey Fields, originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, initially enlisted in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard in 2001 as a 13F (forward observer).  In May 2004, he graduated from Slippery Rock University with a BA in History.  In October 2004, he attended the Infantry Officers Basic Course. Following Completion of IOBC, he attended the US Army Aiborne school, Army Mechanized Leaders Course and Mechanized Leaders Course (A3).  He was stationed at Ft. Benning, GA with 1st BN 29IN RGT, where he served as XO and assistant S3. He deployed in June o f2008 as a military Advisor to the Iraqi Army and the Iraqi Police in Tikrit.  Following redeployment, he attended the Signal’s Captains Career Course and the BN/BDE S6 course at Ft. Gordon, GA.  Upon completion of the two courses he was assigned to 5th BDE 2nd ID and served as the rear detachment S6 from April 2010 to October 2010.  Upon the BDE’s redeployment, he moved to 1st BN 17IN RGT and served as the BN S6 from October 2010 to December 2011.  In February of 2012, he assumed command of the 21st Signal Company, 2D Brigade Support Battalion. He served as the Company Commander during the BDE’s rotation of OEF 12-13 His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (2), Army Accommodation Medal (2), National Defense service Medal, Iraqi Campaign service medal with campaign star, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with campaign star, Global war on Terrorism Medal, Army Service Ribbon, NATO Service Ribbon, the Combat Infantryman’s Badge and the Army Parachutist Badge


  • General Contact Information

    Campus Phone: (865) 471-3380

    Email: army.rotc@cn.edu


  • Greg Stephens , LTC

    Position: Professor of Military Science

    Campus Phone: (865) 471-3384

    Campus Box: CNC Box 720003 Jefferson City, TN 37760

    Email: gstephens@cn.edu

    LIEUTENANT COLONEL GREGORY STEPHENS

    LTC Greg Stephens is a native of Cedar Hill, Missouri.  Upon graduating from high school, he entered the United State Military Academy, West Point, New York in June 1989.  He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in May of 1993 in the Armor Branch.

    His previous assignments include: Platoon Leader and Executive Officer, Alpha Troop, 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina (1994-1997); Headquarters Troop Commander, 3rd Squadron, 17th Cavalry, 10th Mountain Division (1998-2000); AC/RC Cavalry Observor/Controller Chief, Fort Drum, New York (2000-2001); Electrical Engineering/Computer Science Instructor, West Point, New York (2003-2006); Brigade Assistant Operations Officer, 4th  Brigade Combat Team, 82d Airborne Division (2006-2007); Operations and Executive Officer, 4th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 82d Airborne Division (2007-2009); Brigade Operations and Executive Officer Forward, 4BCT, 82d Airborne Division (2009-2010); Assistant Brigade Operations Officer, 4th Brigade ROTC, Fort Bragg, NC (2010-2011); Professor of Military Science, Carson Newman College, Jefferson City, Tennessee (2011-Present).

    LTC Stephens deployments include Operation Enduring Freedom VIII (RC-East) from 2007 to 2008 and OEF X (RC-West) from 2009 to 2010.

    LTC Stephens holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the United States Military Academy, Master of Science Degree in Engineering Management from the University of Missouri-Rolla, and a Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas.  His military education includes the Armor Officer Basic Course, Scout Platoon Leaders Course, Engineer Officer Advance Course, Combined Arms Service Staff School, and the US Army Command and General Staff College.

    His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (1OLC), the Meritorious Service Medal (2OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (1OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (1OLC), the National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal.  His badges and tabs include the Senior Parachutist Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Air Assault Badge, Combat Action Badge, and the Ranger Tab.

    LTC Stephens is married to the former Cassandra Carpenter of Lewisville, Arkansas, his bride of 17 years.  They have three sons, Stone (12), Cody (10), and Lowe (8).