The award recognizes service members who demonstrate pride, dedication and courage beyond their call of duty.
Jackson graduate student Maj. Nicholas Dockery was recently named to the Military Times Foundation’s 2022 Service Members of the Year list. The award winners, which were first announced in April, were recognized in a ceremony on July 12.
The award recognizes service members who demonstrate pride, dedication and courage beyond their call of duty. These service members display a high level of professionalism, concern for fellow service members and commitment to community service.
Dockery is a Downing Scholar and an active duty Special Forces Officer. Nick graduated the United States Military Academy in 2011 and served with the 4th Infantry Division as a Light Infantry rifle platoon leader, Company Executive Officer and Security Forces Advisor. As a Special Forces Officer, Nick has served as an advisor on counterterrorism and foreign internal defense in Southwest Asia and Central & South America. Nick served with the 7th Special Forces Group where he commanded both the Group Headquarters and Operational Detachment-Alpha 744. He has deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Freedom Sentinel, and other operational roles across the globe. In his last assignment, Nick served as the Aide-de-camp for the Commanding General of 1st Special Forces Command, Fort Bragg, NC.