Mark Stoup will be the guest speaker at the Capitol Rotary Club on December 13th. Stoup is the JAG School Faculty Attorney/Advisor for Special Crimes and Assistance to Victims. He assumed those duties in June 2015. In his capacity, he serves as the primary curriculum developer and instructor for Special Victims’ Counsel courses, Victim Witness Assistance Program courses and other instructional material relating to special victims matters. Stoup enlisted into the United States Air Force in March 1982 and commissioned as a Judge Advocate in the U.S Army in September 1994 through the direct appointment program. He completed an inter-service transfer to the AF JAG Corps in June 1997. He has served as a legal assistance attorney and trial counsel, chief of military justice, assistant professor of law, deputy staff judge advocate, three-time staff judge advocate and as the Deputy Commandant of the Air Force Judge Advocate General’s School. In 2015, he retired after 27 years of service. He is admitted to practice law before the Supreme Court of Wyoming and the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. He and his wife Mary have four daughters; Kaycee, Katie, Kenzie and Karlee; three sons, Kobey, Konley and Kelby.