SSG Lucus enlisted the Army out of Morganton, NC on 6 August 2002. He attended basic training at Fort Benning, GA with Delta Company 2/54 INF Regiment. He was assigned to Charlie Company 5/20 INF Regiment at Fort Lewis, WA and deployed in November 2003 to Tal Afar, Iraq as a Driver/Rifleman and then again in November 2006 as a Fire-Team leader to Baghdad, Iraq. In 2008, he was assigned to Fort Benning, GA as an Infantry Officer Basic Leader Course (IBOLC) Instructor. During this time, he completed Army Airborne School, Advanced Leader’s Course, and Senior Tactics Course. In 2010, he was assigned to Alpha Company 1/21 INF Regiment at Scofield Barracks, HI and deployed, later that year as a Squad Leader to Baqubah, Iraq. In 2013, he was selected to become an Army Recruiter in Oceanside, CA. In 2016, he left the Active Duty and entered the Army Reserves at the 7244th MSU out of Kingsport, TN. In September of 2019, he converted to 79R Army Reserve Recruiter and become the Army Reserve Recruiter for Appalachian State and the surrounding areas.
Schools-Senior Leaders Course, Advanced Leaders Course, Airborne School, Army Recruiter Course (twice), Basic Instructor Training Course, Basic Leaders Course, Company Intelligence Course, Equal Opportunity Leaders Course, Force XXI Battle Command Brigade Course, Senior Tactics Instructor Course, Unit Prevention Leaders course.
Awards- Iraq Campaign Medal with five Campaign stars, (7) Army Commendation Medals, (2) Army Achievement Medals, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Valorous Unit Award, (4) Army Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, (2) Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, (3) Overseas Service Ribbons, Combat Infantryman Badge, Silver Basic Recruiter Badge, Parachutist Badge, Driver and Mechanic Badge with Driver-Wheeled Vehicle Device
Title: U.S. Army Reserve Recruiter
Department: Department of Military Science and Leadership (ROTC)
Email address: Email me
Phone: (828) 450-7232