Meet the Cadre
Meet the Cadre
Lieutenant Colonel David L. Weide
Lieutenant Colonel David L. Weide is the Commander of Air Force ROTC Detachment 450 and Professor and Department Chair of Aerospace Studies at the Montana State University (MSU). He is responsible for the all detachment and cadet programs including the recruiting, training and commissioning of all AFROTC cadets on the MSU campus. Lt Col Weide also instructs the AS200 sophomore-level course on Air Power History.
Captain William Klumpp
Captain William Klumpp is the Operations Officer at Detachment 450. He is responsible for motivating and training cadets as prospective Air Force Officers. He acts as a liaison between the unit commander and the cadet corps and directs and supervises all leadership laboratories, corps military training and field training preparation activities. Capt Klumpp also instructs a junior-level course on Leadership and Management.
Recruiting Flight Commander
Captain Lucas Bergert
Captain Lucas Bergert is the Recruiting Flight Commander at Detachment 450. He is responsible for recruiting and training America’s most highly qualified individuals to become future Air Force officers. Capt Bergert also instructs a freshman-level course on the Foundations of the United States Air Force and a senior-level course on Air and Space Studies.
NCOIC of Knowledge Operations Management
Technical Sergeant Robert Mocerino
Technical Sergeant Robert Mocerino is the NCOIC of Knowledge Operations Management at Detachment 450. He is responsible for monitoring, updating, and managing personnel records and information management. TSgt Mocerino’s duties also include overseeing cadet life-cycle, pay actions, and administrative system controls.
Mr. William Van Horn
Mr. William Van Horn is the Department Liaison at Detachment 450. He is involved in day-to-day office management of Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps and Montana State University business as well as academic support to the students in the program and the department staff.
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Last updated 11/04/2013