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Ciro C. Stefano

Lieutenant Colonel

Office: Daniels Hall, 1st Floor
Phone: +1-508-831-5268
Fax: +1-508-831-5809

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Lieutenant Colonel Ciro Stefano assumed responsibility for WPI’s Army ROTC program on 15 July 2011. He is an expert trainer and leader, having received the Army’s highest award for leadership, the General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award. He comes to us with twenty seven years of experience, having serving at every level of command and staff assignments in the Army, including four tours of combat. Overseas assignments include the Republic of Korea, Germany, Central America, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Afghanistan. Most recently he served as the Executive Officer to the General responsible for all operations in the United States Army Europe Headquarters. He is an Airborne Ranger and Senior Army Aviator rated to fly the UH-1 Huey, the UH-60 Blackhawk and CH-47 Chinook helicopters. He also holds all of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ratings one can earn as a civilian aviator. Finally, he is fully fluent in the German language and has a high degree of understanding of European and Middle Eastern cultures. The love of his life is his wife Katie, his daughter Anna and he adores his two Bulldogs.

Educational Background

  • B.S., Aeronautical Science, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 1992; Commercial/ATP ratings,
  • B.S., Business Administration, Texas A&M University, 1997;
  • MBA. , Webster University, 2007
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