Military notes: March 20

March 20, 2013 


■ Army Cadet Caleb M. Devries, a student at the University of Kentucky, received the George C. Marshall Award during an awards ceremony at the Marshall Center at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va.

The award is named for Gen. George C. Marshall, who served as the Army chief of staff during World War II and as secretary of state and secretary of defense in the post-war era.

The award is presented annually to the most outstanding senior Army ROTC cadets in military science studies and leadership values in each battalion at host universities or colleges. This is a national award and the highest award an ROTC cadet may receive.

Devries is the grandson of Lewis and Virginia Garrison of Lexington.


■ Army National Guard Pfc. Melissa G. Clough has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. Clough is the daughter of Darren Clough of Georgetown. She is a 2012 graduate of Scott County High School.

■ Army Pfc. James L. Townsend has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. Townsend is the son of Jon Townsend of Lexington and Margaret Chenault of Stanton, and is a 1998 graduate of Powell County High School.

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