MAJ Matthew Arevian

MAJ Matthew Arevian

MX400 Instructor

matthew.arevian@westpoint.edu

Biography


Major Matthew Arevian is a native of Colorado. He has been married to the former Rachel Schlein since 2011. They have a ten-year-old daughter, Evelyn, and a seven-year-old son, Francis. Matthew holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Mesa State College in Colorado, and a Masters in Natural Resource Management from North Carolina State University in Raleigh. Matthew is currently a MX400: Officership instructor at the Simon Center for the Professional Military Ethic at West Point.

Matthew enlisted in the Army in 2000 and attended Infantry One-Station-Unit-Training at Sand Hill, Ft. Benning, GA. He served in both the 10th Mountain Division and in 19th Special Forces Group, attaining the rank of Sergeant. He Commissioned from Officer Candidate School at Ft. Benning, GA in 2011, and attended the Military Intelligence Basic Officer Leadership Course at Ft. Huachuca, AZ . Matthew was assigned to the 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, serving in both 1-91 Cavalry, and the Brigade Special Troops Battalion. He subsequently attended the Special Operations Captain’s Career Course, and graduated from the Special Operations Civil Affairs Qualification Course in 2017. He served in the 92nd Special Operations Civil Affairs Battalion at Ft. Bragg, NC as a Team Commander and Battalion Plans Officer, deploying to the U.S. Embassy Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Most recently, Matthew was the  Special Warfare Civil Affairs Officer at 4th Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group at Ft. Carson, CO. Matthew has served in combat or administrative roles in Afghanistan, the Balkans, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, England, and Crete.