Adam D Heppe

Adam D Heppe

Military Science

Office: Daniels Hall, 102

LTC Adam Heppe is a native of Massachusetts and received his commission from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He has served in series of command and staff positions and currently serves as the Professor of Military Science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. After graduating from flight training and the Aviation Officer Basic Course at Fort Rucker, Alabama, LTC Heppe served as an AH-64 Attack Platoon Leader and Company executive officer in Katterbach, Germany where he deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom with the 1st Infantry Division. ... View Profile

Daniel Murray Allen

Contingent Worker

Military Science

Office: Daniels Hall, 102

CPT Daniel Allen joined the Bay State Battalion in the summer of 2016. CPT Allen’s military career began when he enlisted in the Army as a Firefighter. He attended Basic Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, and then graduated from the Louis F. Garland Department of Defense Fire Academy on the Commandant’s list. CPT Allen was accepted to the Army’s Officer Candidate School where he graduated on the Commandant’s list and was given a commission into the Infantry. ... View Profile
Darryl Gill

Darryl Gill

Military Science

Command Sergeant Major (Retired) Darryl L. Gill is the Recruiting Operations Officer (ROO) and serves as the Scholarship and Enrollment Officer at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). CSM (R) Gill reported for active duty on 26 July 1983 at Fort Benning, Georgia for Infantry One Station Unit Training (OSUT). Mr. Gill has served in every Infantryman leadership position from Team Leader through Battalion Command Sergeant Major; to include Drill Sergeant, ROTC Senior Instructor, Battalion, Brigade and Division Operations Sergeant Major, Command Sergeant Major 215th Brigade Support Battalion and most recently Command Sergeant Major 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3d Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood Texas. His assignments include tours with 1-38 Infantry, 2ID, Camp Hovey, Korea; 1-39 Infantry, 8th ID (M), Germany; 56th Air Defense Artillery, FT Bliss, TX; 5-9 Infantry (Manchu’s), FT Wainwright Alaska; Ohio University (Bobcat Battalion), Athens, Ohio; 1-32 Infantry, 10th Mountain Division, FT Drum, NY; 1-506th Infantry, 2ID, Camp Greaves, Korea; 2-10 Infantry, 3rd Basic Combat Training Brigade, FT Leonard Wood, MO; Fifth U.S. Army, Emergency Operations Center, Department of Homeland Defense, FT Sam Houston TX; 1-12 Cavalry and 3HBCT, 1st Cavalry Division(OIF 06-08);1st Cavalry Division Headquarters(OIF 09-10), and the 215th Brigade Support Battalion, 3HBCT, 1st Cavalry Division (OIF 09-11). 1-12 Cavalry, FT Hood, TX (Operation New Dawn). CSM Gill earned an Associate’s Degree from the University of Phoenix and his military education includes Warrior Leader Course; Advance Leaders Course; Senior Leaders course; the First Sergeants Course and the Senior Enlisted Academy, United States Navy.His military awards and decorations include 1 Legion of Merit, 3 Bronze Star Medals, 6 Meritorious Service Medals, 2 Army Commendation Medals, 12 Army Achievement Medals, 9 Good Conduct Medals, 2 National Defense Service Medals, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal with 4 campaign stars, the Overseas Service Ribbon with the numeral 7; Multinational Force and Observer Medal, Army Superior Unit Award, 3 Meritorious Unit Awards, the Combat Infantry Badge, Expert Infantry Badge, the Drill Sergeant Identification Badge and 6 Overseas Service Bars. Other honors awarded the Centurion Medal for the Order of Saint Maurice. CSM (R) Gill is a native of Springfield, Ohio and is married to the former Katrina Adams from Fenwick Island Delaware and they have six children ages 14 to 35.

Evelyn LaCroix

Evelyn LaCroix

Military Science

Phone: 508-831-5268

Evelyn LaCroix joined the Bay State Battalion in July of 2008. She serves as a Human Resources Technician. Prior to her current position, she worked at US Army Cadet Command First Brigade, Fort Devens, as a Human Resources Specialist Mrs. LaCroix has worked for Army ROTC for almost thirty years.

Mark Liarikos

Military Personnel

Military Science

Sharon Parry

Sharon Parry

Military Science

Supply Technician

Sharon Parry joined the Bay State Battalion in January of 2013. She serves as the Supply Technician. Prior to her current position, she worked at the University of Massachusetts Army ROTC Program as the Supply Technician.  Mrs. Parry has worked for the Army for almost twenty-seven years, of that fifteen years was with the Army ROTC.

Kim Adams

Administrative Assistant VI

Military Science

Phone: 508-831-5268

Administrative Assistant

Kim Richardson Adams joined the Bay State Battalion in July of 2010. She serves as the Administrative Assistant for MAJ Heppe. Ms. Richardson has worked at WPI for almost twenty years, with expertise in student academic management as well as student support services. Outside of the office, Ms. Richardson is a Certified Holistic Health Coach. She enjoys spending time with loved ones, practicing yoga, dance and hanging out by the lake with her Golden Retrievers.

Christopher Franklin Szalai

Christopher Franklin Szalai

Military Personnel

Military Science

Office: Daniels Hall, 102

Master Sergeant Christopher F. Szalai is a native of Perth Amboy, New Jersey and enlisted in the United States Army as an Infantryman in 2004. He received his Basic and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Benning, GA, and has served in every leadership position from Fire Team Leader to Company First Sergeant. ... View Profile