LTC Curt H. Schultheis, Professor of Military Science
Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Curt H. Schultheis currently serves as the Professor of Military Science for the Memphis Army ROTC "Tiger" Battalion. The Memphis Army ROTC, hosted by the University of Memphis, mission is to partner with local colleges and universities to recruit/retain, educate, train, and commission leaders of character for the Total Army Forces.
LTC Schultheis is a Distinguished Military Graduate from the University of Mississippi Army ROTC program and received his commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Chemical Corps in 2001. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and has earned a Masters of Arts in Human Resource Management from Webster University in 2015. In Addition, he has completed the Executive Leadership and Change Leadership programs from Cornell University in 2017.
Prior to his arrival at the Tiger Battalion, LTC Schultheis served as the Chief, Joint Force Recruitment and Staffing Division, Human Capital Directorate (J1), United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM). In addition, he served as the Deputy Commander for the Army Element within USSTRATCOM. He served as the Chief, Joint Force Sustainment Division within the J1 prior to the Human Capital Directorate reorganization in 2018.
LTC Schultheis' deployments and operational assignments include Operation IRAQI FREEDOM/NEW DAWN in 2010 and the Defense CBRN Reaction Force under Joint Task Force-Civil Support in 2009 and 2011-2013.
His military education includes U.S. Army Chemical Corps Officer Basic Course, the U.S. Army Adjutant General Corps Captains Career Course, the Command and General Staff College, the Basic Airborne Course, Toxic Agent Training, the Army Space Cadre Basic Course, and the Space Operations Executive Level Course, among other supervisory and leadership courses.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Army Achievement Medal with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, the Basic Parachutist Badge, the Basic Army Space Badge and the Gold German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge among various other campaign, service, and unit awards. He also holds the honorary titles of Admiral of the Nebraska Navy, Kentucky Colonel, and Tennessee Squire.
LTC Schultheis is married to the former Janna Marie Morris from Germantown, TN who graduated from the University of Memphis in 2000.