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Roller Appointed Professor of Military Science at Clarkson University
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U.S. Army Major Joseph D. Roller has been appointed professor of military science at Clarkson University.
Roller received his bachelor of arts degree in biology from Furman University and his master of military arts and science from Air University of the United States Air Force.
Before coming to Clarkson, Major Roller served in several leadership positions in the U.S. Army at division-, brigade- and battalion-level. Roller has served in light infantry, Ranger and Stryker Brigade organizations throughout his career. He has deployed seven times in support of the Global War on Terrorism.
Roller is responsible for recruiting, developing, retaining and commissioning future officers of the U.S. Army by focusing on academic discipline, physical fitness and leadership development.
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