Captain Eric Wilson currently serves as a Company and Battalion Tactical Officer at the United States Military Academy, West Point. In his role, he is directly responsible for teaching, coaching and mentoring 140 Cadets and oversees the leader development of nearly 300 more Cadets. Prior to his current assignment at West Point, Eric commanded a reconnaissance unit of 100 Soldiers and an Infantry Headquarters unit consisting of 240 Soldiers in the 101st Air Assault Division in Fort Campbell Kentucky.
Eric has served on three combat deployments throughout the Middle East. He has served in operational and logistic roles developing plans, synchronizing assets and managing tens of millions of dollars. Eric has spent nearly 10 years as an Infantry Officer in the U.S Army. He has received several awards including two Bronze Stars, a Meritorious Service Medal, and two Army Commendation Medals. He has successfully completed several Army School accolades including U.S Army Ranger School, Pathfinder School, Air Assault School and Airborne School. Eric received his B.S. from the United States Military Academy and his M.A. from Columbia University. He currently resides outside of West Point, New York.