MMI Announces New Commandant of Cadets, LTC Dopf

Marion Military Institute announces the newest member of its senior staff: LTC  Kevin C. Dopf, USA (Ret), Vice President for Student Affairs and Commandant of Cadets.

LTC Dopf graduated from Christian Brothers Academy, Lincroft, New Jersey. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Affairs from Pennsylvania Military College and a Master’s in Political Science from Villanova University. In addition, LTC Dopf earned Master’s Degrees in Public Administration and Human Relations Development from Webster University, ST Louis. He has a doctorate in Higher Education Management from the University of Pennsylvania.

LTC Dopf was commissioned in the Armor Branch. LTC Dopf’s military education includes the Armor Officer Basic; Motor Officer Course; Infantry Mortar Platoon Leaders Course; Air Ground Operations School; Armor Officer Advanced Course; Infantry Officer Advanced Course; Field Artillery Advanced Course, US Army Command & General Staff College; Air War College; Army Inspector General Course. He has served in variety of command and staff positions overseas and stateside in the Army over 28 years. He had numerous assignments in the Army Officer Education System which included multiple tours at the US Army Command and General Staff College and the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York.

LTC Dopf’ s last position was at The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., where he was the Assistant Commandant for Personnel, Logistics, and Cadet Life. He is married to the former Gayle Babcock, Topeka, Kansas. They have four children.