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West Point Truman Scholars​ ​

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Ahmad Nasir
(Class of 2014, Company F-1, Anchorage, AK)
Truman Scholarship
  
Cadet Ahmad Nasir is an American Politics and Arabic double major and a member of the West Point football team. A native Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi speaker, Ahmad has studied abroad in Morocco and Oman and hopes to use his education and military experience to help bridge the divide between U.S. and South Asian military officers in order to forge stronger bilateral relationships in the region.​​
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Erin Mauldin
(Class of 2014, Company I-1, Albuquerque, NM)
Truman Scholarship
  
Cadet Erin Mauldin, an avid mountaineer, is a history and environmental science double major passionate about creating a sense of individual and communal responsibility for the impact of the military and society on the environment. Erin has developed and implemented sanitation training for West Point’s summer program and helped build a biogas-producing anaerobic digester in Uganda. She is the first American woman to complete French Commando School, intends to be an infantry officer and to continue working on sustainability.​​
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Hamid Nasir
(Class of 2013, Company C-4, Anchorage, AK)
Truman Scholarship
  
Cadet Hamid Nasir is a comparative politics and Arabic double major. Hamid served as the Chief of Staff for the Student Conference on United States Affairs, an annual four-day public and foreign policy conference. Hamid speaks Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi and aspires to be a South Asian Foreign Area Officer in the U.S. Army.​​
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Kelly MacDonald
(Class of 2011, Company H-2, Carlisle, PA)
Truman Scholarship
 
Kelly is a Life Science major who plans to attend medical school before earning a master’s degree in Public Health. Last summer, she spent time at the U.S. Army Medical Research Unit in Kenya learning about infectious disease research.
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Marc Christopher Beaudoin
(Class of 2011, Company A-1, Augusta, ME)
Truman Scholarship
 
Marc is an International History Major who will focus on African Studies at Yale University. Over the past two summers he has worked to promote women’s rights in Ghana, taught English in a Tanzanian primary school, done research for AFRICOM in Germany, and trained with Special Forces teams in Timbuktu, Mali. Marc has also taken part in cultural exchange trips
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Alexandra Rosenburg
(Class of 2010, Company H-4, Honolulu, HI)
Truman Scholarship, Rhodes Scholarship
 
Alex is a sociology major from Honolulu, Hawaii.  She is a planning to attend medical school and serve as an Army psychologist.  Last summer, Alex volunteered at Tripler Army Medical Center working with veterans medical issues and this summer she is working in Gambia with the Crossroads Africa program.
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Christopher M. Tarney
(Class of 2008, Company C-4, Union, NJ)
Truman Scholarship
 
Chris is a Life Science major hailing from Union, New Jersey. He is in company C-4 and currently serves as a squad leader. Last spring, Chris participated in a medical mission to Belize, where he conducted volunteer work for local medical treatment. This summer, he will organize clinics for HIV treatment as part of Crossroads Africa. He spends his spare time with the American Medical Student Association, the American Chemical Society, and numerous intramural sports competitions. A future U.S. Army doctor, Chris hopes to earn a Masters Degree in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He then plans to serve in the U.S Army Medical Corps as a research physician to help improve the deteriorating health conditions of Central America.
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Charles Eadie
(Class of 2007, Company C-2, Santa Cruz, CA)
Marshall & Truman Scholarship
 
Charlie is an Economics major and serves as the Regimental Commander for 2nd Regiment.  Last summer, he participated in an internship with the Congressional Budget Office where he analyzed the Army budget and reset program. He is a member of the Sport Parachute Team and enjoys skydiving, snowboarding, and surfing.  A future Infantry Officer, Charlie will earn an MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics from the London School of Economics.
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Todd Mainwaring
(Class of 2007, Company D-2, Dothan, AL)
Truman Scholarship
 
Todd Mainwaring is a Civil Engineering major at the U.S. Military Academy, where he also lettered in varsity soccer and organizes community service projects in the Hudson Valley area as an officer in the Civil Engineering Club. He also participated in an inter-service exchange program, completing a semester in Annapolis at the U.S. Naval Academy this past fall. He enjoys running, meeting new people, and traveling
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Jessamyn Liu
(Class of 2006, Company C-3, Richmond, VA)
Truman Scholarship/Gates-Cambridge Scholarship
 
Jessamyn Liu is a native of Richmond, Virginia, where she first acquired the passion for American political development she continues to pursue as an American politics and American history double major at the United States Military Academy. In addition to her academic and military duties at West Point, Jessamyn is the head manager for the Army Cross Country and Track teams. She has also founded a dinner discussion group to encourage informal interaction between cadets and faculty and organized civic education programs for local community schools. At Cambridge, Jessamyn will pursue a MPhil in Political Thought and Intellectual History. After graduation she will serve as a military intelligence officer and hopes to eventually return to West Point as a member of its senior faculty.
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Jonathan Bate
(Class of 2006, Company D-3, Carthage, TX)
Truman Scholarship
 
Jonathan is majoring in economics and also enjoys studying Chinese. He has held various leadership positions at the Academy and has also been involved in outreach programs to local military veterans. Prior to attending West Point, Jonathan earned a bachelors degree in Accounting from Stephen F. Austin State University. Rather than entering the corporate world, however, he decided to embark on a military career. Jonathan plans to be commissioned as a second lieutenant in the infantry after graduation. Jonathan will use his Truman Scholarship to pursue a Masters degree in International Affairs at Columbia University.