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Silent Drill Team

Team Roster



Officer Rep:
Major Jacyln Urso
U.S. Naval Academy, Law Section Head


Officer Rep:
LCDR Spence Lankford
U.S. Naval Academy, Electrical Engineering Department



Commanding Officer:
MIDN 1/C Seth Adams
15th Company

MIDN Seth Adams is from Cleveland, NY. Before coming to the academy, he attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for a year and participated in the NROTC program. While there, he gained experience in regulation drill. He spends his free time playing the piano or cello and he also enjoys golfing. On the yard, Adams is a member of the Trident Brass jazz band.


Executive Officer:
MIDN 1/C Berl McLaurin
27th Company

Berl McLaurin was born and raised in Lubbock, Texas. Having been introduced to drill as an NJROTC cadet at Lubbock High School, he is now a proud member of USNA's Silent Drill Team and Color Guard. He is a Nuclear Engineering major from 27th Company. After graduating, he has early selected Submarine Officer.


Platoon Sergeant:
MIDN 2/C Chris Monte
6th Company

Chris Monte was born and raised in Myrtle Beach, SC. While in high school, he was introduced to drill as an NJROTC cadet at Myrtle Beach High School. He is a Presbyterian and a music lover, playing the piano and guitar in his free time and the upright bass in the USNA Symphony Orchestra. On the Yard, he participates in the Protestant Choir, Color Guard, Halloween Concert, and the Protestant Contemporary Service. He is an Aerospace Engineering major from 6th Company. Upon graduating, he plans on selecting Naval Aviation.



PAO and Webmaster:
MIDN 3/C Preston Webb
28th Company

Preston was born in California but has moved around throughout his life. First to Florida then back to California, Australia, Texas, South Carolina. He currently has 6 years of drill under his belt with no intentions of stopping. He majors in Aerospace engineering. Outside the team he stays active with the USNA Brazilian Jiu Jitsu team, Knights of Columbus, Film and Multimedia ECA, and the USNA parachute team (when it existed). He plans on Service Selecting either Navy or Marine Pilot with the intention of flying rotary aircraft.


Operations Officer:
MIDN 2/C Carl Kolon
20th Company

Carl Kolon is from Underhill, VT. He came to the Naval Academy, and the Silent Drill Team, to learn discipline. He is a Math major with a minor in Chinese. In his spare time, he likes to read, play guitar, hike, and ski.


Weapons Officer:
MIDN 3/C Aaron Martinez
8th Company


MIDN 3/C Danielle Chen
14th Company



MIDN 1/C Benedict Immanuel
21st Company

Benedict Immanuel hails from San Antonio, Texas. His childhood was surrounded by struggle and the temptation to compromise the values he was raised by; he found a home easily when he came to the Naval Academy. In his spare time, he likes to compose music for guitar and play video games. He is also in the Gospel Choir and Information Warfare Group. He is a Cyber Operations major and hopes to join the Intelligence community upon graduation.


MIDN 3/C Robert Hall
22nd Company


MIDN 3/C Greyson Cauley
22nd Company


MIDN 2/C Miriam Ramirez
29th Company


Public Affairs Officer:
MIDN 3/C Eric Houlihan
9th Company


MIDN 3/C Nii Amoo Quaye
2nd Company

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