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Eighth Army Wightman NCO Academy

Wightman NCO Academy

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TRAIN, TEACH, COACH, and MENTOR future leaders to be agile and adaptive leaders. Additionally, the KATUSA Training Academy will prepare Korean Augmentation To the United States Army (KATUSA) to be fully integrated in the Eighth Army mission and increase the ROK/US combined defense during war and peacetime operations. We will effectively prepare personnel to instruct utilizing the Experiential Learning Model (ELM).


  • First Sergeant Nicholas J. Martinez Commandant First Sergeant Simon R. Marsh
  • Master Sergeant Shane Z. Garrison Chief of Training Master Sergeant Shane Z. Garrison


The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program reinforces the Army's commitment to eliminate incidents of sexual assault through a comprehensive policy that centers on awareness and prevention, training and education, victim advocacy, response, reporting, and accountability. Army policy promotes sensitive care and confidential reporting for victims of sexual assault and accountability for those who commit these crimes.

Commandant's Policy on Sexual Harrassment


USFK 24/7 Sexual Assault Response Hotline: DSN: 158 Commercial: 0503-363-5700 Calling from the US: 011-82-503-363-5700

DoD Safe Helpline: 1-877-995-5247

Contact Information

1SG Simon R. Marsh, (315) 756-3504

MSG Shane Z. Garrison, (315) 756-3509