Battalion S-3 (Operations Officer) Marco Afane Giammattei

Battalion S-3 (Operations Officer) Marco Afane Giammattei


Name: Marco José Afane Giammattei

Rank: Battalion Operations Officer (S-3)*

Hometown: San Salvador, El Salvador

At MMA Since: August 2020

Activities at MMA: Soccer, Rifle Team, Tennis, Yearbook, Bowling and Triumph Program (Classes at William Woods University)

Favorite Book: The Appeal by John Grisham

Favorite Movie: The Godfather

Favorite Band: AJR

Hobbies: Going to the gym

Favorite Class: College Algebra

Favorite Food in Mess Hall: Chicken wings

Plan After Graduation: I want to attend Notre Dame.

Why did you enroll at MMA? I wanted a better education.

Why do you now attend MMA? MMA is a place where I can push myself to the limit.

What is the most important thing you have learned so far at MMA? How to be a leader.

What advice do you have for new cadets? Push yourself and never give up. 

Is there anything you want other cadets to know about you? I will be the type of leader that cadets can rely on when they need help, a leader they look up to as an example.

Below, real-life and MMA brothers Fernando and Marco Afane from El Salvador. Read about more MMA real-life brothers in the spring 2021 issue of The Eagle.

*Cadet Operations Officer (S3); principal staff officer responsible for all matters concerning training, operations and plan. Plans, organizes and supervises the conduct of all cadet training. Assists the battalion commander and deputy commandant, operations in the implementation of all training schedules. Performs additional duties as directed by the battalion commander. Work with the corps physical fitness officer and morale and recreation officers to create a weekly, monthly and quarterly activity and remediation schedules. 

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