CDT/LTC Abraham Marquez
Who is the Battalion Commander?
The Battalion Commander for the 2023-2024 school year is Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Abraham Marquez. He is a Senior. He has participate in Drill, Color Guard, Unit Police and Raiders. He was also the Command Sergeant Major for the 2022-2023 school year. He excels in academics and is an amazing leader. We are excited to have him as our Battalion Commander and are expecting great things from him.
What is a Battalion Commander?
The Battalion Commander has the most demanding job. He or she must be mature, willing to accept responsibility, able to delegate authority, and be competent at supervising others. Commanders are Cadets who have demonstrated leadership ability and good academic standing. The duties and responsibilities of the Battalion Commander are:
- Is responsible for all battalion activities
- Sets battalion goals and objectives
- Manages officer promotions and assignments
- Provides planning guidance for battalion activities
- Approves battalion plans and orders
- Prepares the battalion for the JROTC Program for Accreditation (JPA)
- Supervises the battalion executive officer (XO), command sergeant major (CSM), and company commanders
- Provides guidance to company commanders—duties and responsibilities
- Prepares and delivers the battalion commander part of the battalion briefing
- Conducts periodic inspections