The class of 2019 includes Will Bucher, North Carolina; Leslie Irby, Georgia; Samuel Mahoney, Wisconsin; Steven Martinez, Wisconsin; Lt. Colonel Daniel Gade (U.S. Army-retired), Virginia; Joey Moncalieri, U.S. Coast Guard); and Anthony Radetic (U.S. Army-retired). From the group of instructors, an Instructor of the Year, Aaron Ashby, was feted as well. Instructors at Purdue included Ashby, Rachel Jackson, Travis Gowan, Erik Levin, Zach Hill, and Chief Instructor Lucero Duran. Instructors at OSU included Kate Meelhuysen and Joe Schwerdtfeger.