Rickey Levens Jr.

Credentials: Sergeant First Class

Position title: Military Science Instructor

Email: rlevens@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-890-1161

SFC Levens, hailing from Dallas, Texas, holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Trident University. He commenced his service in the US Army in 2004, specializing in Human Resources. His initial training was completed at Fort Knox, Kentucky, followed by Advanced Individual Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. December 2004 marked the beginning of his first assignment at Fort Carson, Colorado.

His postings include various units: 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 502nd Personnel Services Battalion, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, and 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team at Fort Carson, CO; Echo Battery, 1-19th Field Artillery Regiment at Fort Sill, OK; 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery, and 1st Engineer Battalion at Fort Riley, KS; and the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch, Germany. He served two combat tours in Iraq and operational tours in Kuwait and Korea.

His military education includes the Warrior Leader Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Senior Leaders Course, Drill Sergeant School, Army Basic Instructors Course, Transportation of Hazardous Materials, and Unit Armorer Course.

SFC Levens has received numerous awards and decorations, including the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Army Commendation Medal, five Army Commendation Medals, five Army Achievement Medals, five Army Good Conduct Medals, Korea Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with two stars, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, NCO Professional Development Ribbon with numeral 3, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon, and the Drill Sergeant Badge.