For Immediate Release
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Military Science Level IV Cadet Margaret Troxell, a senior at King’s College, was selected as the Royal Warrior Battalion’s 2013 George C. Marshall Award winner.
Each year, each of the Army ROTC programs in the country nominate one senior Cadet to receive the Marshall Award and take part in a four-day conference held each April on the campus of the Virginia Military Institute located in Lexington, Virginia. Only 270 Cadets are selected to attend the conference from among more than 30,000 students enrolled in Military Science Courses.
The Royal Warrior Battalion is comprised of the ROTC programs at King’s, the University of Scranton, Wilkes University, Marywood University, East Stroudsburg University, Keystone College, Baptist Bible College, and Lackawanna College.
The Marshall Award is given in honor of the former soldier and statesman who was a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute. Cadets have the opportunity to hear from and engage with senior leadership from the U.S. Army, Department of Defense and the U.S. State Department during the course of the conference. Additionally, Cadets engage in a serious of small group discuss on leadership issues at the strategic, operational and tactical level.
Cadet Troxell is a graduate of the Leader Development and Assessment Course held at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. She is a Distinguished Military Graduate and has successfully completed Project GO – foreign language programs in both Arabic and Hausa. Upon her commissioning in May, Cadet Troxell will serve on Active Duty as a Military Intelligence Officer.
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Cadet Margaret Troxell