Professor of Military Science
Major Michael Teague is currently serving as the Professor of the Military Science of the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) at NC A & T State University in Greensboro, NC. He is a graduate of Appalachian State University and its ROTC program. Before attending University; MAJ Teague served in the United States Marine Corps as a Military Policeman and in Charlie Company, 252nd Armored Battalion, North Carolina National Guard. He was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army in 1999.
MAJ Teague’s assignment history is as follows. His first assignment was with Fox Troop (TRP), 2nd Squadron (SQDN), 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment (ACR) at Fort Carson, CO where he served as a TRP and SQDN Fire Support Officer. MAJ Teague's next assignment was with 1/38Field Artillery (FA) (STRIKE), 2ndInfantry Division (IN DIV) at Camp Stanley, Korea where he served as the Target Acquisition Battery (TAB) Executive Officer and Battalion Adjutant.After Captain’s Career Course, MAJ Teague was assigned to the Division Artillery, 10th Mountain Division (MTN) (Light) at Fort Drum, NY as an Assistant Operations Officer (AS3); this included a deployment to Afghanistan. Next, MAJ Teague was assigned to 4/25 FA (STRIKE), 3rd Brigade (BDE), 10th MTN as the Battalion Intelligence Officer (S2), Battalion AS3 and as the Commander for the Charlie Battery; this also included another deployment to Afghanistan and an individual tour to Iraq with the 11th ACR. Following command, MAJ Teague served on a Military Transition Team (MiTT) deployed to Mosul, Iraq in support of the 3rd SQDN, 3rd ACR. Upon re-deployment, MAJ Teague was assigned as an Assistant Professor of Military Science (APMS) at Wake Forest University. After graduating from Command and General Staff College, MAJ Teague reported to the Field Artillery SQDN, 2nd Cavalry Regiment at Vilseck, Germany, where he served as the SQDN Operations Officer and Executive Officer, including a deployment to Afghanistan. MAJ Teague reported for duty as the Professor of Military Science for NC A& T ROTC in June 2014.
MAJ Teague is a graduate of Bradley Fire Support Vehicle Course, Joint Firepower Course,Basic and Advanced Field Artillery Officers Courses and the US Army Command and General Staff Officer College. MAJ Teague has a Bachelor's of Science Degree in History from Appalachian State University and a Master's of ScienceDegree in Adult Education from Kansas State University. He has the standard awards and decorations expected of an officer with a 20+ year career.
He is married to Allison Adams Teague of Cary, NC and has three children; Sarah, Jacob and Abigail.
CPT Elizabeth S. Nhambure is currently serving as an Assistant Professor of the Military Science of the Senior Reserve Officer Training Corps (SROTC) at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, NC. CPT Nhambure received her Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture from Florida A&M University in 2005 and Master’s Degree in Information Technology Management from Webster University in 2015.
In August 1997 CPT Nhambure enlisted in the United States Army as a Veterinary Food inspector Specialist. After commissioning in 2005 through the Green to Gold Program at Florida A&M University, CPT Nhambure served as a Platoon Leader with the 708th Maintenance Company in Quincy, Florida. The following year, she deployed to Iraq with Delta, 2/124 Infantry Company in support of a Security Force mission. Later remission, CPT Nhambure served as the Battalion S6 in Camp Bucca, Iraq. Upon redeployment, she passed her knowledge on to deploying soldiers as an Observer, Controller, Trainer at Task Force Outlaw Detainee Operations at McGregor Range, New Mexico from August 2007 to August 2009. CPT Nhambure went on to the Signal Officers Advance Course in March 2012, after which, stationed in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. During this time, CPT Nhambure was assigned to Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar as the Direct Signal support Team Officer in Charge where she and her team managed the robust network for Area Support Group, Qatar. After a successful tenure, CPT Nhambure returned to Kuwait and assumed Command of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 160th Signal Brigade from March 2014-June 2015. Upon return from Kuwait, she was assigned as an Assistant Professor of Military Science at North Carolina A&T State University as the Assistant Professor of Military Science.
CPT Nhambure is a graduate of Signal Officer Basic Course 2005 and Signal Officer Advanced Course 2012. She has the awards and decorations of an Officer of 10 years.
She has one son, Eli Alexander Nhambure.
Assistant PMS/MSIII Instructor
Major Frankie Flowers is serving as the Assistant Professor of Military Science of the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) at NC A&T State University in Greensboro, NC. He received a B.S. in Liberal Arts from Excelsior College of New York and is a graduate of the Basic and Advanced Engineer Officer Courses and the US Army Command and General Staff College. Major Flowers originally enlisted in the Army and initially served as a Unit Supply Specialist with 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, New York and went on to serve as a Special Forces Engineer Sergeant with the 7th Special Forces Group at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. At the rank of SSG, he attended Officer Candidate School and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant. As an officer, Major Flowers has been assigned to the 1st Engineer Battalion at Fort Riley, Kansas where he served as a Combat Engineer Platoon Leader, 3rd Training Brigade at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri to serve as a company executive officer, Kuwait to serve as the DPW operations officer at Camp Doha, the 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii deploying to Iraq and commanding an Engineer Company, the 196th Infantry Brigade to serve as the Senior Engineer Advisor, the 4th Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division as part of the Advise and Assist Brigade deployed to Iraq, the 3rd SROTC Brigade at Chicago, Illinois, and Yongsan, Korea as the Executive Officer for the United States Forces Korea, Special Troops Battalion. He has completed the Special Forces Qualification Course (18C), US Army Ranger School, Basic Military Freefall, Basic Airborne, Air Assault, and has earned the Expert Infantryman’s Badge. He has the standard awards and decorations of an officer with over 20 years of military service.
Battalion S3/MSII Instructor
CPT Brian Konowitz is currently serving as Battalion S3 and MSII instructor for the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) at NC A&T State University in Greensboro, NC. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in History from SUNY Cortland in 1997 and Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Wilmington University in 2008.
After the events of September 11, 2001 he enlisted in the New Jersey Army National Guard with D Co 1-114th INF and received his commission through OCS in June 2004. After completing OCS he was assigned as a Platoon Leader in C TRP 5-117 CAV, 42nd DIV and soon attended Armor Officer Basic Course Feb-Jun 2005 at Ft Knox. Directly after graduating from Armor Officer Basic Course his unit was deployed to Iraq where he was assigned as the Rear Detachment Commander from 2005-2007. Upon his units return from Iraq the unit had its guidon retired and was reassigned to the 102 RSTA as a Plans Officer for the Squadron from 2007-2009. Leaving the CAV he was then assigned to the JFHQ (Selective Service Det) in the NJARNG and a few months later deployed to Afghanistan with the 1-113th CAV, 2-34th BDE as the Squadron Assistant S3 from Aug 2010-Jul 2011. Upon return from Afghanistan he was assigned as an Assistant Professor of Military Science at Widener University OCT2011-SEP2013 and then moved on as the BDE ARNG/USAR LNO for 2nd BDE ROTC at FT Dix, NJ. CPT Konowitz was then accepted into the AGR program where he reported for duty as the Assistant Professor of Military Science for NC A&T ROTC in August 2014.
CPT Konowitz is a graduate of Armor Officer Basic Course 2005 and Logistics Advanced Officer Course 2012. He has the awards and decorations of an officer of 13 years.
He is married to the former Sharon Lynn deVecchis of Mays Landing, NJ and has five children; Donna, Justin, Jonathan, Jenna and Jayce.
Recruiting Operations Officer
Mr. Vincent Nicholson
Mr. Vincent Nicholson is currently serving as Recruiter Operation Officer of the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) at NC A&T State University in Greensboro, NC. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Agribusiness Education with a Minor in Entrepreneurship from North Carolina A&T State University.
Mr. Nicholson enlisted in the North Carolina Army National Guard with 113th Finance Detachmentin October 2000 as finance specialist. After return from basic training he was mobilize with his unit to serve with 126th Finance Battalion at Fort Bragg NC from February 2003 –November 2004. Upon returning to NCA&T he enrolled in Army ROTC received his commission and was assigned as a Platoon Leader to Golf Co 230th BSB, 113thField Artillery Battalion. He attended Quartermaster Officer Basic Course May-August 2007 at Ft Lee; one year after graduating from Quartmaster Officer Basic Course his unit was deployed to Iraq. Upon return from Iraq he was later mobilize as an OC/T Instructor for 2-338th Infantry Regiment at Camp Atterbury, Indiana. He is currently serving as the Company Commander for Alpha Co. 230th BSB in Benson North Carolina.
Human Resources Technician/Administration Technician
Mrs. Elsie Virgil
Mrs. Virgil is currently serving as a Human Resources Assistant of the Military Science of the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) at NC A&T State University in Greensboro, NC. She received her Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in History from North Carolina A&T State University in 2007.
Mrs. Virgil is a retired non-commission officer with 22 years of service in the United States Army. After her retirement from the military in 1998, Mrs. Virgil was employed at North Carolina A&T State University with Academic Affairs as Processing Assistant III. She resigned from North Carolina A&T State University. In 2004, Mrs. Virgil was assigned to Fourth Brigade, Fort Bragg, North Carolina with duties at North Carolina A&T State University Army Reserve Officer Training Corps until present.
She is married to Donnie Virgil, Raeford, North Carolina and has four children; Rojan, Sharonda , Donnie Jr. and Dekia.
Mr. Willie J. Sprinkle currently is the Logistics Technician at the Military Science of the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) at NC A&T State University in Greensboro, NC.
Mr. Sprinkle is a retired senior Non commission officer with 22 years of service in the United States Army Medical Logistics Services,during his time in the United States Army. Mr. Sprinkle was assigned to many leadership position, ASMB NCO, PLT SGT,Master Fitness Instructor, Medical Logistics OIP Inspector, S3, S4,Special Forces Medical Logistics Instructorand 1SG and holds the EFMB, Air Assault ,Airborne Badges, along with many deployments around the world. Mr. Sprinkle, received his Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics Management from the City College of Chicago in 2000, and retired from the United States Army Fort Bragg Special Forces SWC in 2003. After retirement Mr. Sprinkle, worked on Fort Bragg as 7thTransportation Battalion Logistical Liaison, Dewitt Community Army Hospital Clinical Engineering Branch 2005, Widener University ROTC 2007, Virginia State Un ROTC 2009, N.C. A & T State Un ROTC presently
Mr. Sprinkle has a son Wesley, college student athlete, daughter Alexandria High School athlete