Lieutenant Colonel Michael S. Kavadias is the Director of Military Science at Bucknell University. A native of Lombard, Illinois, LTC Kavadias received his commission as a Military Police Officer from Wheaton College ROTC in Wheaton, Illinois.
- B.A., Wheaton College, Business Administration
- M.A., Security Management
Military Education and Courses
- Advanced Joint Professional Military Education
- Intermediate Level Education
- Military Police Officer Basic and Advanced Courses
- Infantry Officer Advanced Course.
His previous assignments include: Provost Marshal, Area Support Group- Kuwait, Battalion S3- 387th Military Police Battalion, Commander, 427th Military Police Company, Assistant Professor of Military Science- University of Illinois- Chicago Army ROTC, G3 Air- 82nd Airborne Division, Tactical Planner- CJTF-82, Deputy G3 Air- 82nd Airborne Division, Base Defense Operations Officer- 82nd Airborne Division, Platoon Leader- 815th Military Police Company.
Awards and Decorations
- two Meritorious Service Medals
- four Army Commendation Medals
- four Army Achievement Medals
- two National Defense Service Medals
- Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
- Afghanistan Campaign Medal
- Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
- Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
- Army Service Ribbon
- Airborne Badge
- Pathfinder Badge.
Lieutenant Colonel Kavadias and his wife, the former Jane Sullivan, have a daughter, Jacey, and two sons Steven and Eric, and currently reside in Pillow, Pennsylvania.