Matt Rusch, of Omaha, NE, was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve during a ceremony held on April 20 at the 103rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) headquarters on Fort Des Moines.
Rusch currently serves as the Staff Judge Advocate for the 103rd ESC, which oversees 5,300 Army Reserve soldiers and units located in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan. Brig. Gen. Arlan DeBlieck, commanding general, 103rd ESC, hosted the ceremony.
Rusch is the son of Art and Lana Rusch of Vermillion. He is a 1992 graduate of Vermillion High School, Vermillion, and a 1996 graduate of Creighton University in Omaha, NE. In 1999, Rusch earned a Juris Doctor in law from the University of South Dakota School of Law in Vermillion.
Rusch currently resides in Omaha, NE, with his wife, Lori, and children. He is a partner with the law firm Erickson, Sederstrom, P.C., in Omaha and he practices primarily in the areas of civil litigation and real estate.