Faculty

Professor Daniel Hayden
 

Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Hayden

Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Daniel (Dan) Hayden joined the Claremont McKenna College Army ROTC program as the Professor of Military Science and Department Chair for Claremont McKenna College Department of Military Science and Leadership in August 2020. In this position, he is responsible for overseeing the Military Science and Leadership curriculum and training over 180 Army ROTC cadets across six campuses throughout the Inland Empire.

LTC Hayden previously served with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as the Deputy Commander of the Chicago District where he assisted the Commander in Water Resources Development in the Greater Chicago Metropolitan area and throughout Northwest Indiana. Prior to his assignment in Chicago, Lieutenant Colonel Hayden was the Chief of Accessions Division in the Department of Military Instruction at the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York.

He is a U. S. Army Engineer Officer who served in a variety of Command and Staff positions from Platoon Leader to Battalion Executive Officer. LTC Hayden completed six combat deployments throughout his career having served twice in Iraq and four times in Afghanistan with duties ranging from Facilities Engineer to Battalion Operations Officer.

A native of Fall River, Massachusetts, he received his commission through the ROTC program at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst with a degree in Political Science. He holds a Master of Science Degree in Geology and Geophysics from the Missouri University of Science & Technology and a Master of Military Art and Science Degree in Military History from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.

LTC Hayden’s awards and decorations include three Bronze Star Medals, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, four Meritorious Service Medals, three Army Commendation Medals, two Army Achievement Medals, the Humanitarian Service Medal, the Combat Action Badge, and the Sapper Tab.

He is married to Holly and they have four incredible children, Abigail, Bridget, Hannah, and Billy.


Cadre / Faculty

CMC HQ / Westside

Garica, Steve MSG
MSG Steve Garica
(Senior Military science Instructor, Active Duty)
Field Artillery
CMC
Lee, Michael
Mr. Michael Lee
(Recruiting Operations Officer, LTC USAR)
Logistics
CMC
Ravega, Fernanado
Mr. Fernanado Ravega
(Logistics Technician)
RET CA ARNG
CMC
Daniels, Lawrence
Mr. Lawrence Daniels
(Human Resource Assistant)
RET AD
CMC
Maysonet, Osvaldo
Mr. Osvaldo Maysonet
(Human Resource Assistant)
Veteran
CMC
Wimbley, Theresa Mrs.
Mrs. Theresa Wimbley
(Admin Assistant)
CMC
Montes, Aaron CTR
Mr. Aaron Montes
(MSIII Instructor, CPT USAR)
Civil Affairs
CMC
Uganiza, Romel U. SFC
SFC Romel U. Uganiza
(MSIII instructor)
Infantry
CMC
Ovalle, Pauline CPT
CPT Pauline Ovalle
(Assistant Professor of Military Science)
Field Artillery
CMC
Rivera, Jesus CPT
CPT Jesus Rivera
(Operations Officer, CA ARNG)
Infantry
CMC
Carter, Victor SSG
SSG Victor Carter
(Military Science Instructor, Active Duty)
Adjutant General
CMC
Davila, Samuel G CPT
CPT Samuel G. Davila
(Assistant Professor of Military Science)
Signal Corps
CPP
Wheeler, Victor CPT
CPT Victor Wheeler
(Assistant Professor Military Science, Active Duty)
Ordnance
APU
Conklin, Zackary SFC
SFC Zackary Conklin
(Military Science Instructor, Active Duty)
Infantry
APU
Aldas, Michael
CPT Michael Aldas
(Assistant Recruiting Operations Officer)
Military intelligence
CPP

Eastside

Sharpe, Al CTR
Mr. Al Sharpe
(Senior Military Science Instructor, COL USAR)
Infantry
CSUSB
Evans, Stephen J.
Stephen J. Evans
(Assistant Professor of Military Science, ARNG)
 
CSUSB
Bailey, Natalia CPT
CPT Natalia Bailey
(Assistant Professor of Military Science, Active Duty)
Signal Corps
CSUSB
Johnson, Jeff MAJ
MAJ Jeff Johnson
(Executive Officer, Active Duty)
Armor
CSUSB
Quesnell, Cole CPT
CPT Cole Quesnell
(Assistant Professor Military Science, Active Duty)
Air Defense Artillery
CBU
Perez, Luis SFC
SFC Luis Perez
(Military Science Instructor, Active Duty)
Aviation
CBU
Reyes, Celia CIV
Ms. Celia Reyes
Retired USAR
CBU
Lopez, Hector R. CPT
CPT Hector R. Lopez
(Assistant Recruiting Operations Officer, Active Duty)
Field Artillery
UCR