Special Orders: Leadership Designations and Promotions Announced 01 December 2021

Special Order No. 15

Mexico, Missouri, 01 December 2021

Upon the approval of the commandant, the following promotions are made for the school year 2021-2022 and hereby authorized in the Corp of Cadets:

Private Second Class

  • SeydinaIssa Diop, Ian Findley, Isaac Krentz, Nathaniel Laughlin, Brandon Lerner, William Middendorf, Louis Pfaff, Bryson Powell, Brody Ruckman, Cohen Tipton, Allan Wilson

Corporal

  • Michael Polaschek

Staff Sergeant

  • Brett Miles

Sergeant First Class

  • Ezekiel Richardson, Peter Didicher

Master Sergeant

  • Marco Afane, Gage Blanton, Tadeo Garza, Anthony Melick, Gorka-Aitor Yarte-Zertuche, Parker Woodruff

1st Lieutenant

  • Michael Henderson, Ian Masters-Moore, Jonathan Rukangira, Yu-Jen Tong, Jingxuan Yan

Captain

  • Colin Beck, Rene Garcia Garza, Clayton Nelson, Kevith Sangster, Evan Schreyer

Major

  • Michael Machary-Pagan

 


Special Order No. 16

Mexico, Missouri, 01 December 2021

Upon the recommendation of the Promotion Board, the Commandant of Cadets has approved the following to receive the Maroon Bar. These cadets have not received any tours during marking period I, 16 August through 13 October. This warrant is effective 13 October 2021.

Connor Edwards


Special Order No. 17

Mexico, Missouri, 01 December 2021

Upon the recommendation of the Designation Board, the following designations are made for the 2021-2022 school year and are hereby authorized for the 133rd Corps of Cadets:

Charlie Company

  • Platoon Leader Brett Miles
  • Platoon Sergeant Michael Polaschek

Special Order No. 18

Mexico, Missouri, 01 December 2021

Upon the recommendation of Pipe Major Brian Donaldson, the following cadets successfully merited being presented with their Glengarry Caps.

The Glengarry Cap is a distinctive traditional headwear worn predominantly by pipers, and soldiers from Scottish Regiments, it was first presented in 1794 by Alexander Ronaldson Macdonell of Glengarry, of clan Macdonell of Glengarry.

In order to be able to obtain one of these distinctive caps, pipers on the Bagpipe program have to progress through a series of finger exercises, understand theory of bagpipe music, and eventually be able to play 2 pieces of music before progressing onto the Bagpipes.

The following cadets have successfully progressed to this stage and have now earned the right to wear the Glengarry cap:

  • Mason Brooks
  • Colton Fred-Howard
  • Trey Rudolph
  • Patricio Sanchez
  • Elisha Woodall

 

By Order of the Commandant

R.L. Grabowski

Colonel, USMC, (ret), Commandant of Cadets, Missouri Military Academy

 

 

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