Professor Military Science (PMS)
email:  • phone: 216-397-4354

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MSG Diogenes Navarro

Senior Military Instructor (SMI)
email:  • phone: 216-397-6203


Master Sergeant (MSG) Diogenes Navarro joined the Army as an Airborne Infantryman in 2000 and is currently the Senior Military Science Instructor for John Carroll University ROTC. His previous assignments have taken him around the world from Ft. Bragg, NC to Italy and Germany. MSG Navarro’s deployments span from 2001 to 2018 which include peace enforcement operations throughout Kosovo and Macedonia, combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, and a multinational deployment to Poland.

While stationed in Europe, MSG Navarro also took part in numerous partnership training events throughout Romania, France, Hungary, and Austria. He has had the unique experience to have parachuted out of military aircrafts for 15 consecutive years as a profession. MSG Navarro’s goal is to utilize his diverse leadership experience to strengthen and develop the ROTC Cadets into adaptable, cohesive and discipline driven Army Leaders.

CAP Nathan Hanners

Assistant Professor of Military Science
email:  •  phone: 216-397-6211

CAP Hanners AP Nathan Hanners was commissioned in the Army Reserves after graduating from Officer Candidate School on 24 March 2011. His first unit was the 370th CBRN CO where he served first in Norman OK as platoon leader, detachment commander, and finally as company executive officer.  He mobilized with the Army Central Command augmentation detachment in 2015 serving in Kuwait, Bahrain and Jordan spending a total of 23 months OCONUS.  He was assigned to Frist Army in 2017 as G6 plans and operations chief. He was selected for AGR in 2018 and served at the 479 CBRN battalion as the assistant S-3.  He took Command of the 320th Chemical Company in September 2019.

He graduated from the University of Texas in Dallas, 2009.   As a civilian he has worked as maintenance supervisor and manager in Dallas TX.  This work involved planning maintenance operations in the Dallas area for over 1000 heavy duty trucks and leading a team of skilled technicians and administrators.

Having his awards, badges and decorations include the Army commendation medal, Army Achievement medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement medal, the National Defense Service Ribbon, Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary medal, Global War on Terrorism Service medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, and the Armed Forces Reserve medal with M device.  He has been awarded the German armed forces badge in gold.

He’s married Ligaya Hanners of Quezon City, Philippines. They have been married for 10 years and live in Cleveland Heights with their 2 dogs.  They are both Texans at heart! 



Wolfpack Battalion Recruiter
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  • phone: 216-397-4421

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