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Army ROTC Cadets gain valuable experience from their leaders that will help them excel in college and beyond. Meet the leaders, teachers, and advisors who make up the Cadre leadership of the University of Nevada, Reno ROTC.To contact the Nevada Army ROTC Military Science Department please call (775) 784-6751. To inquire about program enrollment please contact Mr. Todd Gniotczynski by phone (775) 682-7472 or email

Lieutenant Colonel Del L. Monroy Jr.
Professor of Military Science (PMS)
Home Town: Suisun City, CA
Military Branch: Military Intelligence

Lieutenant Colonel Del Monroy
is a career Military Officer and Intelligence Professional. For the past two decades he served primarily in Airborne, Air Assault, and Light Infantry units at the brigade-level and below. He has been assigned to perform many command and staff key and developmental positions and has 33 months of combat experience. He has been stationed all over the world in locations that include Panama, Egypt, Haiti, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Germany. He is a graduate of the Infantry Officer Basic Course, Military Intelligence Officer Captains� Career Course, and the resident Command and General Staff College (Intermediate Level Education). He has also earned his Master�s Degree in Information Technology Management from Webster University and a Bachelor�s Degree in Rhetoric and Communication from the University of California at Davis.
Major Curtis Kolvet
Executive Officer (XO) - Military Science Instructor
(775) 682 - 7468
Home Town: Reno, NV
Military Branch: Logistics

Major Curtis Kolvet
MAJ Curt Kolvet entered into active duty as a 2nd Lieutenant in May of 2001 and was branched into the U.S. Army Ordnance Corps, and later branch transferred into the Logistics Corps upon completion of his Captains Career Course. MAJ Kolvet�s list of military assignments include: Brigade Training Officer, 98th Area Support Group in Wurzburg, Germany; Missile Maintenance Platoon Leader; Supply and Transportation Platoon Leader/Class IX Warehouse OIC; Electronic Maintenance Control Officer, 1ID Honor Platoon, Platoon Leader; and Support Operations Maintenance Officer, while assigned to the 701st Main Support Battalion of the 1st Infantry Division in Kitzingen, Germany. Joining the National Guard in 2009 he served as the G-4 Logistics Management Officer; J-3 Deputy Director of Military Support, for the Nevada Army National Guard in Carson City, Nevada. He additionally served as the Commander for the 593rd Transportation Company headquartered out of Reno, NV.; then on to serve as the Executive Officer and Battalion Commander for the 757th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, Reno, NV. prior to his current assignment as the Assistant Professor of Military Science at the University of Nevada Reno.
Sergeant First Class Brett Patterson
Military Science Instructor/Training NCO
Military Branch: Military Police

Sergeant First Class Brett Patterson
has over 14 years experience in the U.S. Army with over 11 years leading, training and mentoring Soldiers. His entire career has been in the Military Police Corps. SSG Patterson has held positions as Team Leader, Squad Leader, Platoon Sergeant, Operations Sergeant, Desk Sergeant and Physical Security NCO throughout his career. He has deployed in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Iraq and Afghanistan. SSG Patterson is pursuing a Bachelor�s degree in Business Management.

Lori Beach
(775) 682 - 7473
Supply Officer
Home Town: Albuquerque, NM

Lori Beach
joined US Army August 1982 as 76P Material Control and Accounting Specialist was assigned to Ft. Bragg, NC and 1st AD Nuremberg, W. Germany. EST from active duty August 1985, serviced 1 year in the Army Reserve before returning back to Germany as a spouse. Started civil service career in 1988 as a Item Manager at INSCOM SSA in Augsburg, Germany. Assigned to University of Nevada Reno, Cadet Command in August 1999.
Todd Gniotczynski
Recruitment Operations Officer (ROO)
(775) 682 - 7472
Home Town: Milwaukee, WI
Military Branch: Military Police

Todd Gniotczynski
has been with the Nevada Army ROTC program since 2007. He has served in many roles with the program since becoming the Leadership enrollment Officer such as the Senior Military Instructor, Operations and Training Coordinator, and Human Resource Administrative assistant. He has retired from the Army National Guard serving over 20 years. Graduated with a BA in Economics and Operations Management in May 2000 at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Mobilized several times including tours in Bosnia and Iraq. Worked as production manager for 7 years at Generac Power Systems before joining the Wolf Pack staff.