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Billy Joe NicksBilly joe L Nicks

Title: Human Resource Assistant
Department: Military Science
Office Location: Horrabin Hall 103
Office Phone: 309/298-1161
Email: BJLS-Nicks@wiu.edu

Mr. Nicks joined the Military Science Department in late December 2012.  He is a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force where he served 10 years.  While in the U.S. Air Force he served as both a member of Security Forces and later as a Personnelist(Human Resources).

His various duties have included Patrolman, Restricted Area Entry Controller, M-60 Gunner, Saw Gunner, Fire Team Leader, Evaluations Clerk, NCOIC of Reenlistments and Separations, NCOIC of Commanders Support Staff and Unit Deployment Manager.  

Some of his personal and unit decorations include the Air Force Commendation Medal, Air Force Achievement Medals, Outstanding Unit Award, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal.

Mr. Nicks is the son of a retired US Army Sgt and was born in Honolulu, HI.  He has lived in the Fulton County area for the larger part of his life and is married with a son and daughter.