Cadets from 5th Regiment, Advanced Camp graduate at Fort Knox Ky., July 24, 2023. Specific Cadets were given awards for various achievements throughout Advanced Camp. | Photo by Emily Hudson, Murray State University, Public Affairs Office

Special Awards Recipients

AUSA Leadership Excellence Award
Cadet Clark N. Kelley, Florida International University

First Command Financial Services Award
Cadet Daniel J. Richter, Youngstown State University

USAA Warrior Spirit Award
Cadet Sawyer C. Davis, University of North Georgia

Armed Forces Bank Performance Award
Cadet Steffon M. Savage, Alcorn State University

ARNG Minuteman Award
Cadet Judah D. Wolf, University of New Orleans

Reserve Organization of America Award
Cadet Nielsen P. Lundgren, Weber State University

Military Officers Association of America Award
Cadet Tavia P. Rapozo, University of San Francisco

Military Order of the World Wars Award
Cadet Declan J. Kapusta, Norwich University

Bold Leader Spirit Award
Cadet Benjamin J. Gessner, Austin Peay State University

Magellan Federal High Performer Award
Cadet Travis F. Arey, Texas A&M University
Cadet Franziska Gaier, Bowling Green State University

USAR Command Truman Citizen-Soldier Award
Cadet Stuart W. Henderson, University of North Alabama

Patton Award
Cadet Kyelia M.J. Maxwell, University of Louisville


About the Author: Abigail Chipps
Abigail Chipps
Abigail Chipps is a West Chester University of Pennsylvania graduate student working towards her M.A. in Communication Studies and a certificate in Digital Media Marketing. In May 2023, she graduated magna cum laude from WCUPA with her B.A. in Media and Culture, a concentration in Strategic Communication, and a minor in Chinese. As a Public Affairs Intern, Abigail has previously worked at the USAG Humphreys Public Affairs Office in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. She also works as an Online Editor for the university’s student newspaper service. As an intern for CST 2023, Abigail hopes to further her video production and social media skills for a future career in communication and public service.