LTC Gary Goodman
Professor of Military Science Lieutenant Colonel, Artillery.
A graduate of the Army ROTC Program, LTC Gary Goodman has served in the US Army for over 20 years. Initially an enlisted Soldier in the US Army Reserves, he earned a commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Field Artillery upon graduating from Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania.
Initially assigned to 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, then Lieutenant and later Captain Goodman twice deployed to Iraq in support of combat operations and nation-building initiatives. After attending the Field Artillery Captain’s Career Course at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, his follow-on assignment took him to Fort Wainwright, Alaska. He soon thereafter deployed to Afghanistan and assumed command of Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery (M777), where his unit partnered with host nation security forces and facilitated local governance. Upon return to Alaska, he assumed command of Headquarters Troop, 5th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment and trained Soldiers in the challenging environment of interior Alaska. He was later selected to attend the Command and General Staff Officer’s Course at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, where he simultaneously earned a MBA from Webster’s University. Upon graduation from CGSOC, then Major Goodman was assigned as an Assistant Professor of Military Science at Truman State University in Missouri, where he had the opportunity to train and commission Army Officers. He was subsequently assigned to the 75th Field Artillery Brigade at Fort Sill, where he served as the Battalion Operations Officer and Executive Officer of 2nd Battalion, 18th Field Artillery (MLRS), which included a 9-month rotation to the Republic of Korea. Most recently, LTC Goodman served as the Brigade Executive Officer for the 75th FA BDE before being assigned as the Professor of Military Science for the Fight’n Blue Hen Army ROTC Battalion.
During his career, LTC Goodman was awarded three Bronze Star Medals, three Meritorious Service Medals, the Kosovo, Iraq, and Afghanistan Campaign Medals, the Korean Defense Service Medal, two NATO medals, the air assault badge, and the combat action badge.
Mr. Michael Lim
Recruiting Operations Officer Lt Col (Ret.), Air Force
Mr. Michael Lim is a graduate of the University of Maryland and Air Force ROTC Detachment 330 earning his commission as a Second Lieutenant in 1997. He served in a variety of assignments in the nuclear operations, space operations, test, and training communities. In his final active-duty assignment, Mr. Lim served as the Commander, AFROTC Detachment 750, and Professor of Aerospace Studies at St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mr. Lim retired from Air Force active duty as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2017.
As a civilian, Mr. Lim has worked for the Veterans Administration and has been a substitute teacher. Prior to his current role, he was a contractor and cadre member of Air Force ROTC Detachment 128 at the University of Delaware assisting with recruiting and training operations.
Mrs. Karine Pierre
Mrs. Pierre is the Administrative Assistant for the AROTC. She has many years’ experience working in Higher Education supporting a Department Chair and working in the Registrar’s Office. Mrs. Pierre earned her associate’s degree from Peirce College in Philadelphia, PA. She also attended Eastern University in St. Davids, PA where she majored in Organizational Management.
Mrs. Pierre lives in Delaware with her husband and 2 daughters who are in college. She loves to attend her daughters’ College Marching Band events and Cross-Country events. In her spare time, she loves to volunteer at Hagley Museum.