Battalion Executive Officer
CDT/ MAJ Samantha Glover
Who is the Executive Officer?
The Executive Officer for the 2023-2024 School year is Cadet MAJ Samantha Glover. She's a Senior. She has participated in Raiders and she was the S4 for the 2022-2023 school year. She was awarded the Scottish Rite Medal for scholastic excellence and patriotic Americanism efforts.
What is an Executive Officer?
The XO supervises and coordinates staff to prevent overlapping efforts and ensure that the commander’s goals are achieved. He or she sets specific goals for the staff and supervises them. The XO keeps staff informed of policies and projects. If the battalion commander is absent, the XO is in charge. The duties of the XO are to:
- Stay abreast of the battalion long range calendar (extra-curricular)
- Coordinate battalion staff actions (staff works as a team)
- Review battalion plans and orders prior to commander approval
- Prepare the battalion staff for the JPA
- Supervise preparation of the battalion staff briefing
- Prepare and deliver the battalion XO portion of the battalion staff briefing
- Formulate, recommend, and announce staff operating policies
- Keep the commander informed
- Approve staff actions
- Supervise the execution of orders