Phone: 806-296-3352 (O) / 785-764-8313 (C)


Degrees and Certifications:

Educational Leadership Specialist, Ed.S., Liberty University Public Administration MPA, Troy State University Business Mgt/Adm., BBA/AA, Northwood University Superintendent License South Dakota Education Agency Principal K-12 License, South Dakota Education Agency Texas Teachers Standard License, Texas Education Agency Blue Gold Officer Certification (BGO), US Naval Academy

Chief Brad Brantley

     Brad M. Brantley, (SW) US Navy Chief (Retired): Married 30 years to Gina (formerly Cox), two children, four grandchildren. 

     Served 22 years active duty:

     * US Naval Intelligence Operator 

     * Culinary Specialist 

     * Navy Recruiter

     * Navy Drill Commander (Great Lakes, Illinois - Enlisted Personnel) & (Newport, Rhode Island - Officers) 

     Duty Stations: Pensacola, Florida, Misawa, Japan, Okinawa, Japan, Dallas, Texas, Norfolk, Virginia, Rota, Spain, Pascagoula, Mississippi, San Diego, California, Chicago, Illinois

     US Navy Ships:

      * USS Vella Gulf CG-72, [Plankowner] (Guided Missile Cruiser) {Multiple Deployments}

      * USS Theodore Roosevelt CVN-71 (Aircraft Carrier) {Multiple Deployments to include Suez Canal two times}

      * USS Zephyr PC-8 (Coastal Patrol) {Multiple Deployments to South America to include Panama Canal five times}

     Retired (Honorable) May 2008. Civilian Occupations include:

      * Restaurant Manager for Chipotle & Applebee's 

      * Semi Transport Operator: Flatbed, Tanker Fuel/Milk, Van Dry/Refrigerated 

      * Safety Supervisor and Driver Certification Specialist - Werner Enterprises 

     Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps - Instructor:

      * Plainview, Texas - Senior Naval Science Instructor: [Unit Instructor Plankowner], Distinguished two consecutive years, Unit Achievement Award, achieved four military scholarships

      * Tecumseh, Kansas - Naval Science Instructor: Achieved second place Drill Competition at Area 9, NJROTC State Level Meet

      * Uvalde, Texas - Senior Naval Science Instructor: Achieved one military scholarship, second place Junior Leadership Academic Bowl Competition, Earned Most Improved Unit Award

      * Plainview, Texas - Senior Naval Science Instructor (Current) as of June 2020)