1st Battalion Lt. Col. Frank W. Dietz 158
2nd Battalion Lt. Col. Frank Baptista 1866
3rd Battalion Lt. Col. Wayne Scarborough 1130
Tennessee Capt. Shawn Rainey 1173
Virginia, West VirginiaCapt. Andy Schindler 3832
South CarolinaCapt. Billy Harrington 1907
LouisianaCapt. Dale Bennett 2272
North CarolinaCapt. Billy Starnes 1318
GeorgiaCapt. Thomas Reynolds 2821
TexasCapt. Herbert Jacks 428
GermanyCapt. Achim "Archy" Bansch 542
AlabamaCapt. Pat McMurry 330
Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, VermontCapt. Mike Eldreth 702
England, Florida, NetherlandsCapt. David King 462
KentuckyCapt. Jeremy Riley 2032
Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, North/South Dakota, WyomingCapt. Jerry Creekmore 1655
Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, WashingtonCapt. Kevin Brown 1037
ArkansasCapt. Tommy Sanders 3274
Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, WisconsinCapt. Matt Miller 2804
The Company Captain is the key leadership position for the Company by representing the members of the Company. In representing the Company, the Captain should lead the Company in a way that encourages comradery, growth and with the goal of making the Mechanized Cavalry flourish.
Duties and responsibilities below are the minimum guidelines captured in the Standing Orders: Participate in the Council of Captains to represent Company members – Attend Officers Call or send representative to ensure Company is represented. Organize the Company – Establish Company organizational structure that promotes growth and participation. Organizational structure can be Troops, Squads, Platoons or any structure that organizes the Company into smaller units with each having a leader (Lt., Sgt, Cpl.) elected by the members or assigned by the Company Captain.
Assign Staff – The Captain shall assign staff to assist in the operations of the Company. Sample positions are the Chief of Staff, Treasurer, Chaplain, Quartermaster, and Safety Officer. These positions are appointed by the Captain and serve the Captain and members of the Company.
Organize Meetings – The Captain shall conduct one Company general membership meeting a year. The goal of this meeting is to provide a Company status and growth. It also provides a setting for promotions, reports from the Company Platoons, and upcoming events. The Captain can call more meetings as necessary.
Battalion Report – The Captain shall provide the Battalion Major a report twice a year. This report can be verbal or in writing and is intended to provide Company status, discuss issues, update on growth, and other topics as necessary.
Issue Management – The Company Captains manage issues at the Company level to resolve issues within the Company. The Battalion Major shall be notified if necessary, to assist in the resolution. The Battalion Major can elevate up the chain of command if necessary. Discipline shall follow the guidelines documented in the Standing Orders.
Captain Elections – The Company Captain shall conduct elections for the Captain position every two years. This election shall follow the guidelines documented in the Standing Orders.
Applications – The Captain will manage all new membership applications as necessary to ensure new members align with the goals of the Mechanized Cavalry and in good standing in the SCV. The Captain shall process applications through Regimental Headquarters for the membership certificate. New Member application fee of $100 goes to the Company and covers the Stainless patch. The Company provides $25 from the application fee to Regimental Headquarters for the certificate and processing.
Company Roster – It is recommended that the Company Captain maintain a Company roster. Headquarters will assist in providing the roster. The Company Captain will work with Headquarters to ensure all roster changes are documented (resignations, deaths, retired…).
Company Deaths – The Company Captain will notify the Battalion Major and Regimental Headquarters of a member death.
The Company Captain is the key for the Company’s success in meeting the goals of the Charge and Company’s growth. As the principle officer of the Company, the Captain shall apply himself to organize the Company and lead the Company’s members.