M.S., Leadership and Business Ethics, Duquesne University, PA
Professional military education includes the Military Police OSUT, Primary Leadership Development Course, MP Basic Non-Commissioned Officer Course, Engineer Basic Officer Leader Course; Engineer Captain’s Career Course; U.S. Air Force Squadron Officer School; U.S. Navy Primary Officer PME; Joint Engineer Operations Course; Defense Strategy Course
Originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan with his formative years spent in Newport News, VA, Major Schilling enlisted in the Army Reserve in 1996 and received a direct commission in 2007. Prior to entering active service in 2005, Major Schilling was a police officer in North Carolina and mobilized with the Army Reserve for Operation Noble Eagle in 2001 and Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003. His previous assignments include serving as a Team Leader in the 304th MP Company at Bluefield, WV; Squad Leader in the 88th MP Company at Fort Eustis, VA; Small Group Leader at the Fort Dix NCO Academy at Joint Base-McGuire Dix Lakehurst, NJ; Platoon Leader and Company Executive/Construction Officer in the 389th EN Company (V) at Middletown, IA; Facility Engineer Officer in the 99th Regional Support Command at Joint Base-McGuire Dix Lakehurst, NJ; Assistant Operations Officer in the 368th FEST-M at Decatur, GA and Command Readiness Officer, Senior Security Cooperation Officer and Chief, Operational Plans in the 9th Mission Support Command at Fort Shafter, HI.
Patents / Awards / Grants
Meritorious Service Medals
Army Commendation Medals
Army Achievement Medals
Combat Action Badge
Various other service and unit awards
Major Schilling is happily married with three children.