2021 ROTC Hall of Fame Inductee
Lt. Col. Jamison Hines, Class of 1996
Jamison Hines was a Distinguished Military Graduate from St. Bonaventure University in 1996. He was commissioned an Infantry Officer, and after graduating from the US Army Ranger School was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, from 1997 to 2000. There he served as a Rifle Platoon Leader, Support Platoon Leader, and Company Executive Officer.
LTC (R) Hines then served as the Assistant Battalion Operations Officer, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky and in the Republic of Kosovo. He then commanded A/2-502 Infantry Regiment during the invasion of Iraq.
From 2003 to 2007, Jamison was an Assistant Professor of Military Science at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. In 2007, LTC (R) Hines transitioned out of the Infantry and became a Strategic Intelligence Officer, earning his Master of Science degree in Strategic Intelligence from the National Intelligence University (then the National Defense Intelligence College) at the Defense Intelligence Agency, Bolling AFB, Washington DC. At this time, he also completed the Strategic Intelligence Officer Course at Ft. Huachuca, Arizona, the Army Command and General Staff College at Ft. Belvoir, Virginia and the Joint Forces Staff College in Norfolk, Virginia.
As a Strategic Intelligence Officer, he was assigned to US Transportation Command, Scott AFB, Illinois where he served as the Senior Intelligence Watch Officer and then led the SOUTHCOM and PACOM Branches with the task of identifying credible threats to global military logistics.
Jamison then moved to US Strategic Command, Offutt AFB, Nebraska and served as the Chief of the Middle East Targets Division where he was responsible for nominating kinetic, non-kinetic, and nuclear targets to the Commander of USSTRATCOM for inclusion on the strategic target list of the United States.
From 2014 to 2017, LTC (R) Hines was a Military Professor at The US Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island where he taught Security Strategies, Homeland Defense/ Homeland Security, and Policy Analysis courses at the graduate level. He is currently an Adjunct Professor for the Citadel teaching National Security Policy and an Adjunct Professor for Keene State College teaching International Diplomacy with a focus on the militarization of US foreign policy.
LTC (R) Hines’ military training and education includes the Basic Airborne Course, Air Assault Course, Rappelmaster Course, Ranger School, the Infantry Officer Basic Course, Field Artillery Captains Career Course (Master Warfighter designee), the Combined Arms and Services Staff School, the Army Command and General Staff College, the Joint Forces Staff College, and the Strategic Intelligence Officer Course (Honor Graduate). He also holds the 5H additional skill identifier (nuclear target analyst).
His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal (1 OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (1 OLC), Joint Forces Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (1 OLC), Army Achievement Medal, Air Assault Badge, Parachutist Badge, Ranger Tab, Combat Infantryman’s Badge, and Expert Infantryman’s Badge.
LTC (R) Hines is married to the former Jayme I. Maley from Rochester, New York. They have one son – Brandon (19) and one daughter – Elizabeth (14). Jamison retired from the US Army on 1 October 2017 after more than 21 years of service.
Lt. Col. Frank Martin, National ROTC Hall of Fame inductee
LTC Frank Martin received an ROTC scholarship to attend Cumberland College and began his military career upon commissioning into the Transportation Corps in 1980.
Over the next 20 years, LTC Martin held numerous operational and broadening assignments including platoon leader and company commander in 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Assistant Professor of Military Science at University of Tennessee, an OCT at Hohenfels, Germany, and a maritime acquisitions officer in Ohio, before finally being assigned at St. Bonaventure as the Professor of Military Science.
Upon his retirement, LTC Martin continued to impact young adults through his career in education. At Archbishop Walsh High School, he worked as the girls basketball coach for three years and as the principal for one year. He then worked at Allegany-Limestone Central School where he taught history and coached three varsity sports: girls volleyball, girls basketball, and tennis.
LTC Martin enjoyed many successful seasons and ended his final basketball season by leading his team to its first Final Four appearance. He was drawn to leadership as both a teacher and coach during his 17 years as an educator.
Because of LTC Martin’s leadership, friendship, and lasting impact to the St Bonaventure Army ROTC program, and the local community, he was inducted in the Seneca Battalion Hall of Fame as well as the National ROTC Hall of Fame at Ft. Knox, Kentucky.
Col. Joseph Richey, Class of 1996
COL Richey was commissioned as an Infantry Officer in 1996 following graduation from St. Bonaventure University.
His first assignment was with the 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina from 1997 to 2000. There he served as a Rifle Platoon Leader, Anti-Tank Platoon Leader, Support Platoon Leader, and Company Executive Officer.
COL Richey was subsequently assigned to Fort Campbell and the 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne (Air Assault) Division. There he commanded A Company, 1st Battalion, 502nd PIR. COL Richey also served as the Brigade Current Operations Officer and the Assistant Operations Officer for 1-502nd.
He was a Recruiting Company Commander in Clarion, Pennsylvania, from 2002 to 2005. From 2005 to 2008 COL Richey was a Liaison Team Chief in 24th Infantry Division (Forward) and commanded Headquarters Detachment, First Army Division East at Fort Meade, Maryland. Following this tour he deployed as a Transition Team Chief in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom to train the Iraqi National Police from 2008 to 2009.
After completing the Command and General Staff College at the Naval War College, COL Richey served as the Battalion Operations Officer and Executive Officer of 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade (Stryker), 2nd Infantry Division. During this tour the Battalion deployed to Regional Command (South), Afghanistan.
From 2013 to 2015, COL Richey served as a Joint Operations Center Team Chief and the Deputy Division Chief for Current Operations at United States Africa Command in Stuttgart, Germany.
From 2015 to 2017, COL Richey commanded 2-393 Brigade Support Battalion in 120th Infantry Brigade at Ft. Hood, Texas. Following Battalion Command, COL Richey joined U.S. Army Cadet Command where he served as the Professor of Military Science at Slippery Rock and Clarion Universities for two years. In his last assignment before retirement, COL Richey served as the PMS at Penn State University.
COL Richey’s military training and education includes the Basic Airborne and Jumpmaster Courses, Air Assault Course, Ranger School, the Infantry Officer Basic Course, Field Artillery Captains Career Course, the Combined Arms and Services Staff School, and the Naval War College Command and General Staff School.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal (1 OLC), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (Silver OLC), Army Commendation Medal (1 OLC), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Senior Parachutist Badge, Ranger Tab, and Expert Infantryman’s Badge.
COL Richey is married to the former Allison C. Bynum from Dallas, Texas. They have two sons – Carter (15) and Collin (11).
Lt. Col. Tom Hagen, Professor of Military Science, 1993-96
LTC Hagen commissioned as a graduate the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1979. He earned his master's degree from the University of Phoenix in 1991.
As part of his 22 year military career, LTC Hagen served as a professor of military science in charge of the ROTC program at St. Bonaventure from 1993-96. He retired from his military service in 1999, but his ties to the St. Bonaventure family did not end there.
LTC Hagen started coaching the St Bonaventure men’s and women’s cross country teams in 1994. In his first year as the head coach, he led the women’s team to their first-ever non-losing season. He followed that up in 1995 by helping the men finish .500 for the first time in eight years. LTC Hagen continued to coach the teams from 1999-2010.
In addition, LTC Hagen served as the technology coordinator and assistant coach for the wrestling team at the Allegany-Limestone School District. Service to the Bonnies community seems to be a tradition of the Hagen family. His wife, Susan, was a biology professor at the university from 1997 to 2008. Their son Mikkel is a member of the Class of 2005 and son Nicholas is a member of the Class of 2003.
Lt. Col. Cory Angell, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford graduate
LTC Angell started his military career in 1990 when he enlisted into the Pennsylvania National Guard as a mortarman.
Upon his graduation from the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant and an Infantry Officer and was assigned to A Company, 1/112th Infantry before transferring to the 109th mobile public affairs detachment, including a deployment to Afghanistan attached to the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment.
LTC Angell worked full time for the Pennsylvania National Guard as the Deputy Public Affairs Officer before serving part time in the states Stryker Brigade as the Anti-tank Company Commander. LTC Angell deployed twice more as a public affairs officer in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
LTC Angell was inducted to the Seneca Hall of Fame for over 30 years of dedicated service to our nation and the state of Pennsylvania.