Travis N. Wheat

MSG Wheat
Title
MSG, Senior Military Science Instructor
Phone
(608) 265-3248
E-mail
travis.n.wheat.mil@mail.mil
Alternate E-mail
twheat@wisc.edu

Current Position:
Master Sergeant Travis N. Wheat is the Senior Military Instructor of Military Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is responsible for the program’s mission of recruiting, developing and commissioning the future officers and leaders of the United States Army.

Educational Background:
Master Sergeant Wheat’s military schools include Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course (13F), Senior Leadership Course (13F), Battle Staff Course, Joint Fires Observer Course, Joint Firepower Course among others.

Military Background:
Master Sergeant Wheat first enlisted in the United States Army in 1996, attending Basic Combat Training and Fire Support Specialist Advanced Individual Training (13F), at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. His most recent assignment was as a First Sergeant for Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 4th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Previous assignments include serving as the acting Command Sergeant Major for a forward deployed Artillery BN in Khost Province, Afghanistan; Senior Fire Support Evaluator for the Army Test and Evaluation Command at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD; Brigade Firs Support NCO for the 172d Infantry Brigade in Iskandariya, Iraq; among others.

MSG Wheat’s military awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (1OLC), the Meritorious Service Medal (1OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (5OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (2OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal (6th Award), National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expedition Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral 5), NATO Medal (2 BSS), and Combat Action Badge. MSG Wheat is also a member of the Order of the Honorable Saint Barbara for Field Artillery.