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Professor of Military Science

Department of Military Science

Lieutenant Colonel Edward J. Gawlik III

Lieutenant Colonel Edward J. Gawlik IIILieutenant Colonel Edward J.  Gawlik III comes to ECSU after recently being the Basic Officer Leader Course (BOLC) Department Chairman / Director for Army Logistics University’s Logistics Leaders College, where he oversaw the training and development of newly commissioned Lieutenants, Department of Army Logistics Interns and International Military Officers for three different branch BOLCs - Ordnance, Quartermaster and Transportation.

LTC Gawlik is a prior service Infantry Soldier who graduated as a Distinguished Military Graduate of the ROTC program at San Diego State University and was commissioned as an Infantry Officer in 1995.  LTC Gawlik has progressed in rank and responsibilities through a multitude of assignments from Platoon Leader to his current role as the ECSU Professor of Military Science. 

LTC Gawlik brings a multi-faceted educational background to ECSU with a Master’s of Science in Instructional Leadership (Education), a Bachelors of Business Administration (emphasis in Marketing and Finance) and an Associate of Science in Computer Science.  He played college baseball at multiple levels and especially enjoyed being an Assistant Baseball Coach for Coach Kachigian at United States International University (Div I) in San Diego, CA.  

He has a wonderful family with two kids (boy and girl) and recently celebrated 20 years of marriage.  He enjoys nearly everything but especially likes woodworking, stained glass and outdoor activities.