Professor of Military Science
Lieutenant Colonel George “Trey” Lachicotte was born in Caribou, ME. He is a 2000 graduate of the University of Tennessee, where he received two Bachelor of Science Degrees in Accounting and Finance. Upon Graduation, he received a commission in the Infantry. His civilian education also includes a Master of Art in Global and International Studies from the University of Kansas, as well as, a Master of Military Art and Science in Theater Operations from the US Army Command and General Staff College. LTC Lachicotte's military education includes the Infantry Officer Basic Course, Airborne School, Ranger School, Master Breacher Course, Air Assault School, Infantry Captain 's Career Course, SERE (High-Risk Level C), Special Forces Qualification Course, Military Freefall Parachutist Course, 82ND Advanced Airborne Jumpmaster Course, Military Freefall Jumpmaster Course, Special Operations Combat Diver Qualification Course, Navy Special Warfare Dive Supervisor Course, US Army Command and General Staff College, and US Army School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS).
As a Captain, Lachicotte has served as a Rifle Platoon Leader in Charlie Company, 2N° Battalion (BN), 5rn Infantry Regiment, 25m Infantry Division Light (DIV (L)); Company Executive Officer in Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3RD Brigade, 25111 Infantry DIV (L); Executive Officer and Detachment Commander for the Long Range Surveillance Detachment, 125111 Military Intelligence BN, 25m Infantry DIV (L); Detachment Commander of Special Forces Operational Detachment-Alpha 7234 and 7235, Bravo Company Commander, BN Executive Officer, and Operations Officer in 2N° BN, r11 Special Forces Group (Airborne) (71h SFG (A)); and Executive Officer for 2ND BN, }ST Special Warfare Training Group, US Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School (Airborne); 41h BN, 71h SFG (A) Special Warfare Planning Detachment Commander, SOJ55 Special Operation Forces Planner, and, most recently, the Regional Fusion Cell Director for Special Operations Command North (SOCNORTH). During LTC Lachicotte's time with Special Forces, he conducted six deployments between the USSOUTHCOM and USCENTCOM AORs. He also has additional USCEN TCOM deployments with previous units.
His awards and decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal (2 Bronze OLCs), Meritorious Service Medal (1 Bronze OLC), Joint Service Commendation Medal , Army Commendation Medal (1 Bronze OLC), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (4 Bronze Stars), Global War on Terrorism Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Overseas Service Ribbon (3), the Army Service Ribbon, Expert Infantryman 's Badge, Combat Infantryman 's Badge, Ranger Tab, Special Forces Tab, Master Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, Military Freefall Jumpmaster Badge, Special Operations Combat Dive Supervisor Badge, and Foreign jump wings from ten different nations.