21 'Hurst cadets train at home, abroad

Twenty-one U.S. Army ROTC cadets from Mercyhurst College will be on the move this summer, gaining valuable training skills at a variety of locations, both at home and abroad.

Patrick Wallenhorst is headed to Morocco; David James and Steven Marrocco, both to Slovakia; and Timothy McAndrew to Russia; for training in “Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency.” Wallenhorst is also slated for Air Assault School at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

Headed to Airborne School in Fort Benning, Ga., are Zachary Forrester, Michael Gallagher and Sean Will. Michael Gallagher and James Gallagher will take Cadet Field Training at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

Sean Will is also slated to attend the Leader Development and Assessment Course in Ft. Lewis, Wash., along with Spencer Benckendorf, Matthew Monter, Adam Kostik, Sean Kueller, Joshua Nordin, Kevin May, Sean Dooher and Brittany Wzontek. Wzontek will also undergo Cadet Troop Leader Training at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., this summer; Benckendorf will also be at Ft. Riley, Kan., for Drill Cadet Leadership Training.
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