Jason B. Ross
Commander, 2nd Battalion
MAJ. Jason B. Ross was commissioned in 2010 upon graduation from North Greenville University’s MBA program in Tigerville, South Carolina. He started his career as a platoon leader in 2nd Battalion, 1st Civil Support Brigade. MAJ Ross recently earned his Doctorate in Higher Education from North Greenville University where he is the Director for Corporate Development and Adjunct Professor for the College of Business Administration and Entrepreneurship at North Greenville University. MAJ Ross’ dissertation topic is titled “Student Persistence: Helping Student Veterans Transition Successfully from Combat to College”.
Previous assignments include: Platoon Leader for the 2nd Battalion, 1st Civil Support Brigade, Williamston, South Carolina; Company Commander for Alpha Company for 2nd Battalion, 1st Civil Support Brigade at Greer, South Carolina; S5 (public affairs officer) for 2nd Battalion, 1st Civil Support Brigade Head Quarters at Fountain Inn, South Carolina. His latest assignment was as the Battalion Executive Officer for 2nd Battalion, 1st Civil Support Brigade Head Quarters at Fountain Inn, South Carolina.
Deployments include: Operation “1000 Year Flood” Hurricane Joaquin; Operation Hurricane Matthew; Operation Hurricane Maria with the U.S. Army’s Regional Health Command/ Atlantic and the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) in response to the Puerto Rican evacuees, Operation Hurricane Irma, Operation Hurricane Florence, Operation Hurricane Dorian, and recently Kershaw County mission where a tornado destroyed North Central High School.
Ross’ military education includes the Reserve Officer Training Course (ROTC) through the “Paladin Battalion” from Furman University and North Greenville University’s joint program, Leadership Training Course at Fort Knox, KY, Officer Basic Course, Royal Lao Airborne Course, Medical Emergency Management Academy, Rapid Assistance in Disaster Relief (RAIDER) Course, Captain’s Career Course, Search and Rescue Course, Liaison Officer Staff Course through the SC Army National Guard, Provost Marshall Detachment Academy, and Tactical Combat Casualty Care Course.
His awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Commendation Medal, Homeland Defense Medal, the Individual Achievement ribbon with two oak leaf clusters, the Humanitarian Service ribbon with 4 oak leaf clusters , the SC State Guard Service ribbon with one silver oak leaf and three oak leaf clusters, the Volunteer Service ribbon, the Military Readiness ribbon, the Recruiting Achievement ribbon with two oak leaf clusters, the Military Proficiency ribbon, the Governors Unit Citation, the Outstanding Unit Citation, the Unit Achievement Citation, the Superior Unit Citation for the State Guard of the United States, the Meritorious Unit Citation for the State Guard of the United States, The RAIDER Trident badge, Expert Badge for Pistol, Expert Badge for Rifle, the Royal Laotian Parachutist Badge, Medical Emergency Management Badge with Flash, the Military Police Brassard, and the Provost Marshal Detachment Badge.