Michael Pavek

Michael Pavek was promoted from the rank of Major to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel on April 1, 2013, after nearly 17 years of service in the U.S. Army. He is a 1992 Montgomery-Lonsdale High School graduate and is currently stationed at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA, where he is pursuing a master's degree in modeling and virtual environments.

Lieutenant Colonel Pavek is a simulation operations officer who works with the Army's suite of computer simulations. His most recent assignment was to the United States Forces Korea.

He is the son of Bob and Colleen Pavek of Montgomery, and is married to Mary (Fernandez) Pavek. They have four children, Marina (18), Phillip (14), Nicholas (13), and Anna (8).