SFC Aaron Stockwell

National Guard Liaison

SFC Aaron StockwellSergeant First Class Aaron Stockwell is a Recruiting and Retention NCO in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. He was assigned to the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in January 2016 as the Army National Guard liaison to the Department of Military Science. He also serves as an instructor for Military Science 101 and 102.

SFC Stockwell originally enlisted as a calvary scout in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard in 2003 and deployed as an armor crewman in 2005-06 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Upon returning from his deployment he transferred to Company A 2nd Brigade Special Troops Battalion (MI), where he served as a human intelligence collector. While serving with 2BSTB, SFC Stockwell attended the Defense Language Institute, Foreign Language Center, receiving an associate's degree in Arabic. In April 2012 he applied for and was accepted into the Active Guard and Reserve Program with the PAARNG Recruiting and Retention Battalion. From 2012 to 2016 SFC Stockwell was assigned to Friedens Armory as the Recruiting and Retention NCO for Co C, 1-110th Infantry and the 28th Military Police Company. In January 2016 he took over duties as the Army National Guard liaison, IUP Army ROTC.

SFC Stockwell's civilian education includes a bachelor's degree in political science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, as well as an associate's degree in Arabic from DLIFLC. SFC Stockwell's military education includes the Armor Crewman course, the Human Intelligence Collector's course, the DLIFLC Arabic Language Course, Warrior Leader's Course, Recruiting and Retention NCO course, Advanced Leaders Course, and the Recruiting and Retention NCO Conversion Course.

His awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (2 OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Navy Unit Commendation, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Combat Action Badge, and the National Guard Expert Recruiter Badge.

He is married to the former Kayla Mothersbaugh. They currently reside in Indiana, Pennsylvania.