Cadet Lt. Col. Kevin Edwards joined ALERT Cadet in 2001, becoming Unit Leader of ME 1st Bravo in 2008. In April, 2013 he was promoted to Cadet Lt. Col. and Commanding Officer of ALERT Cadet. Lt. Col. Edwards has been married to his wonderful wife, Loree, for 25 years. They have 14 children: 10 sons and 4 daughters. Lt. Col. Edwards received a B.A. from Cincinnati Christian University in 1987, served in Youth and Music ministry, and held various occupations while helping plant a church in Maine where he now serves as an elder. He currently leads ALERT Cadet from Maine while working as a Business Development Manager for Cub Cadet.