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Georgia Military College Announces Selection of New Chief Operating Officer

Brigadier General Curt Rauhut, who will soon retire from the U.S. Army after 30 years of distinguished service, will join Georgia Military College as the school’s first Chief Operating Officer on July 17, 2014. As Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, General Rauhut will be responsible for managing the ten GMC campuses located state wide and will also be responsible for ensuring that the college’s enrollment and retention objectives are achieved. GMC President, Lieutenant General William B. Caldwell, IV stated he is very excited to have General Rauhut joining the GMC team. “Curt will be a tremendous asset to our institution. He is the right person to assist GMC in providing the environment where every student can achieve their full potential and achieve more than they ever thought was possible.” General Rauhut says he is pleased to be joining an already successful team and looks forward to taking on the challenges of improving enrollments and creating the conditions for improving GMC student success across the state and nation. “Under the direction of President Caldwell, we’ll continue to build on the successes of the past… The future is all about continuing to make the GMC experience unique and grounded in character building and leadership.” General Rauhut most recently served as the Army’s Director of Resource Management for the Installation Management Command in San Antonio, Texas, where he directly managed $11 billion to operate 152 military garrisons and activities around the globe. He graduated from Fayette County High School in 1980, then attended Jacksonville State University where he received two Bachelor of Science degrees, one in Accounting and the other in Military Science. He later received an MBA from Syracuse University in New York and an M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College. General Rauhut, his wife Julie, and nephew Nikolas will reside in Milledgeville, Georgia. His son, Chase, will remain in San Antonio, Texas.