Major Vincent Enriquez '99, recipient of the 2017 Alumni Distinguished Leadership Award
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Major Vincent Enriquez, ’99, also a Distinguished Leadership Award recipient, served as part of Operation Enduring Freedom with deployments in Afghanistan and PACOM Theater. A few of the many numerous awards and decorations he received include the Bronze Star Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal. An Army Ranger and Special Forces “Green Beret," Major Vincent Enriquez graduated from the United States Military Academy with a Commission as an Engineer Officer. HA Downing Scholar at the Military Academy at West Point, Enriquez completed his Master in Public Administration at the Harvard Kennedy School and completed a Master of Arts Degree in International Relations at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts.