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Since 1997 the ACWGC has been fortunate enough to have a never ending stream of volunteers to help teach interested cadets how to play our games and enjoy all the Club has to offer. No amount of recognition is sufficient enough to thank these individuals for all their hard work and dedication. This page humbly lists those individuals whose efforts have kept this club moving forward and whose volunteerism inspires others. 

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Nick Kunz

Commandant

A Washington state native and former US Army soldier who has led VMI since 2010. 

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Blake Strickler

Deputy Commandant

A Tennessean and former Club President, Blake can help answer any questions you have about the Club or the games. 

VMI Leadership

Training Officers

Tom Phillips - Chief of Cadets

Ashdoll Ren

Russell Longmire

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Derald Riggs

Superintendent

A Colorado native who currently resides in Oklahoma, Derald is an Air Force veteran and 2002 UMA grad.

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Scott Eichelberger

Deputy Superintendent

A former U.S. Army helicopter pilot, Scott also served as the Superintendent of UMA and can help you get settled in the Club.

UMA Leadership

Training Instructors

James Boling

Earle Cook

Walt Dortch

Loren Drummond

Steve Sober

Ernie Sands

Former UMA Leadership

Past Superintendents

Kelly Ross

July 2005

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February 2008

Matt Perrenod

March 2008

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March 2010

David Danner

September 2011

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December 2011

Donald Centers

January 2012

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January 2013

Tommy Lynn

February 2013

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October 2014

David Martin

November 2014

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June 2015

David Danner

July 2015

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March 2020

Scott Eichelberger

April 2020

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December 2021

Former VMI Leadership

Past Commandants

General Garry Cope

February 1999

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September 1999

Lt. Gen. Rich Hamilton

September 1999

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January 2000

General Philip Jones

January 2000

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April 2000

General Jim Thomas

May 2000

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September 2000

General Bill Braddock

October 2000

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November 2001

General Garry Cope

November 2001

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December 2002

General Ian Russell

January 2003

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January 2004

General Duston Arnold

January 2004

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September 2005

Colonel Nick Kunz

October 2005

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April 2007

General Willie Tisdale

April 2007

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April 2008

Brig. Gen. John Newton

April 2008

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August 2008

General Nick Kunz

August 2008

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October 2008

Brig. Gen. Gary Caverly

November 2008

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July 2009

General Nick Kunz

July 2009

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September 2009

Colonel Waylon Hughes Jr. 

October 2009

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May 2010

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Colonel Blake Strickler

June 2010

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August 2010

Lt. Gen. Patrick Carroll

August 2010

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October 2010

General Nick Kunz

November 2010

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Present

Past Deputy Commandants

Brig. Gen. Dan Smith

October 2005

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July 2006

Maj. Gen. David McGown Jr.

August 2006

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February 2007

Maj. Gen. Willie Tisdale

March 2007

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April 2007

Maj. Gen. Tom Phillips

April 2007

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May 2007

Colonel John Newton

June 2007

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April 2008

Colonel Gary Caverly

April 2008

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October 2008

Maj. Gen. John Newton

November 2008

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March 2010

Colonel Neal Hebert

April 2010

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June 2010

Lt. Col. Mark Davis

June 2010

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August 2010

Colonel Blake Strickler

September 2010

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October 2010

Lt. Gen. Scott Ludwig

April 2011

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January 2012

Maj. Gen. Waylon Hughes Jr.

January 2012

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April 2012

General John Newton

January 2013

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March 2020

Vacant

March 2020

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September 2020

Colonel Blake Strickler

September 2020

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Present

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