Jamie Peer portrait
  LTC Jamie Peer

Professor of Military Science
   Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Jamie Peer is the 63rd Professor of Military Science. LTC Peer, her husband Mark (also an Active Duty Major), and their three daughters Lori, Katie and Hailey have spent the majority of their time as a family in the great state of Kansas. LTC Peer is a proud graduate of the Army ROTC program at Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in History. She also holds a Master of Science Degree in Adult, Occupational, and Continuing Education from Kansas State. LTC Peer is branched Army Adjutant General Corps (Human Resources). LTC Peer originally enlisted in the Active Army in 1996, and served at Fort Riley, Kansas for three years where she received an Army Green to Gold ROTC Scholarship. Upon graduation in May 2002, she commissioned and was stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas where she served with the 24th Infantry Division, until the 1st Infantry Division returned from Germany to make its home, once again, at Fort Riley, Kansas. Major Peer’s assignments include Chief of Enlisted Strength Management, G1; Personnel Detachment Executive Officer; Rear Detachment Commander; Sustainment Brigade S1; Deputy Secretary of the General Staff, each at Fort Riley, Kansas. LTC Peer deployed in July 2009 – July 2010 to Kabul, Afghanistan where she served in the NATO Training Mission – Afghanistan / Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan as a Deputy Chief of Personnel. Upon her return, she served as the Officer Strength Manager at the Combined Arms Center, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas and in 2012, her family was reassigned to Fort Polk, Louisiana where she served at the Joint Readiness Training Center Operations Group (OPS GRP) as the OPS GRP S1. In June 2015, LTC Peer returned to the 1st Infantry Division where she served as the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team Brigade S1, and finally as the 1st Infantry Division Rear Detachment G1. LTC Peer’s military awards include the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (3rd Oak Leaf Cluster), and the Army Commendation Medal and the Army Achievement Medal (3rd Oaf Leaf Cluster). LTC Peer can be reached at or at 402-472-4268.


Senior Military Instructor
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Major Rick Helton
Executive Officer
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Assistant Prof. of Military Science
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 CPT Matthew Chase
Assistant Prof. of Military Science
Captain (CPT) Matt Chase is an Assistant Professor of Military Science at the    University.  His Army career began in 2007, when he enlisted in the Utah Army National Guard and attended basic training and advanced individual training graduating as a field artilleryman. Simultaneously, he joined the ROTC program at Southern Utah University and graduated from Army Airborne School in 2008. In 2010, CPT Chase graduated from Southern Utah and joined the active duty Army as a military intelligence officer. His first duty station was Fort Hood, Texas where he served with the 15th Military Intelligence Aerial Exploitation Battalion, 500th Military Intelligence Brigade. His next duty station to Fort Bliss, Texas with 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division. He deployed with the unit in 2017 for a short tour to Afghanistan before rotating back to Fort Bliss to take command of Delta Company, 16th Engineer Battalion. CPT Chase has fulfilled a variety of roles in his career including: Company Executive Officer, Unmanned Aerial Systems Platoon Leader, Battalion S2, Brigade Intelligence Officer, and Military Intelligence Company Commander. Each assignment brought unique opportunities to work with Army Intelligence platforms, collectors, analysts, and technicians. CPT Chase is a graduate of the Military Intelligence Officer Basic Course, the Military Intelligence Captain’s Career Course, the Signal Intelligence/Electronic Warfare Officer Course, and the Weapon’s Intelligence course. His awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Army Achievement Medal (2nd oak leaf cluster). CPT Chase is married to Camie Chase and has two awesome boys-Levi and Nolan. CPT Chase can be reached at or 402-472-2468.

SFC Rande Henderson

Military Science Instructor
Bio information coming soon.

Ms. Kris Hart

Human Resources Assistant
   Ms. Kris Hart keeps the cadets records, manages Army forms, schedules physicals, and ensures contracted and scholarship cadets receive their monthly stipends.
   Kris retired from the Nebraska Air National Guard after 20 years as an airplane mechanic. Kris has been with UNL Army ROTC for 20 years. She's an avid fan of the Lincoln Stars' hockey team and attends every Nebraska Huskers home football game.


Supply Technician

Mr Troy Paisley

Enrollment and Scholarship Officer
  Mr. Troy Paisley is originally from Cambridge, Nebraska, he enlisted in the United States Army in January 1991. After his initial training and a yearlong tour in Korea he was assigned to 1st Group Special Forces (Airborne) Fort Lewis, Washington where he was eventually awarded an ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship to attend the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK). Troy received his bachelor degree in History from UNK and was commissioned as an Infantry Officer in May 1996. In July 2001 he left the Regular Army and was hired as a full time member of the Nebraska National Guard at the 126th Chemical Battalion in Omaha, Nebraska. Troy was then assigned in the summer of 2002 as the Commander of the 754th Chemical Company. Within months of taking command, the company was mobilized in support of Operations Noble Eagle. After command he then was assigned to the Nebraska State Recruiting Command where he was promoted to major and served as an Officer Strength Manager and eventually as the Assistant Professor of Military Science at the University of Nebraska. During that time he completed his Masters of Arts degree in History from the University of Nebraska – Omaha. He was then mobiles as a member of a Mobile Training Team and deployed to support Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. As a Mobile Training Team member he served in the Kandahar area first as a Personnel mentor then as the Executive Officer of the Regional Police Advisory Command – South. Upon his return from deployment Troy was assigned to the Nebraska Joint Force Headquarters in the Domestic Operations office where he served for eight month, and then was assigned as the Administrative Officer of the 126th Chemical Battalion where he eventually took command in July of 2009. After battalion command he served in various staff positions, completed the U.S. Army War College, and decided in the fall of 2015 to retire from active duty and take a position at the State of Nebraska as the state's Continuity Administrator. He was hired as the ROTC Enrollment and Scholarship Officer in July 2018. Troy and his wife Beth and their four children Matthew, Nathan, Kaylene, and Sarah live outside of Wahoo, Nebraska.