The Dean of Students is a senior military officer who acts as a liaison among staff, schools, and military units in all student matters. As Dean of Students, this officer develops and manages policies and regulations governing student academic assessments and makes rulings on student relief and rebuttal actions. This officer also manages the Military Language Instructor (MLI) program.
Captain Jerry J. Lindsey was born at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina and raised in Huntington, West Virginia. He attended the University of West Virginia State, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management in December 2007. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in February 2008 and attended Basic Combat Training at Ft. Benning, Georgia, and then continued to Officer Candidate School where he was commissioned in July of 2008. CPT Lindsey then attended Basic Officer’s Leader Course I, II, and III and also attended follow on training at the U.S. Army Airborne School, Fort Benning, Georgia. Once he completed Airborne school, he was assigned as the Battalion S1/Adjutant for 1-76 Field Artillery, 4th IBCT, 3rd ID Ft. Stewart, GA from May 2009 to June 2011.|
CPT Lindsey deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom / Operation New Dawn to Camp Ramadi, Iraq in July 2010 and returned in June 2011. Following the three yearlong assignment in Ft. Stewart, GA, CPT Lindsey attended the AGCCC in Ft. Jackson, SC. Upon completion of the AGCCC in December 2012, he was assigned as the Associate Dean of Asian School II, Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, Presidio of Monterey, CA. CPT Lindsey served as the Associate Dean from December 2012 until taking command of D Co, 229th MI BN in May of 2013. CPT Lindsey relinquished command of D Co, 229th MI BN in NOV of 2014 and was assigned as the battalion assistant S3, E Co, 229th MI BN for two months. He is currently the Dean of Students/Assistant Provost of Under Graduate Education, HHC, DLIFLC.
His awards consist of the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal (2 Campaign Stars), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, the Meritorious Unit Citation, and the Parachutist Badge.