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Marc Cisneros


Born Marc Anthony Cisneros on April 5, 1939, in Brownsville, TX; married Eddy Virginia Durham on November 3, 1964; children: Marc Jr., Kenric, Kara. Education: St. Mary's University, San Antonio, TX, BA, 1961; Shippensburg State University, Shippensburg, PA, MA, 1968; U.S. Army War College, Carlisle, PA, graduate, 1978. Military Service: U.S. Army.

Career: U.S. Army, second lieutenant, 1961; U.S. Army in Europe, Babenhausen, Germany, battery commander, 1963-65; U.S. Army, Fort Hood, TX, battalion commander, 1975-77; U.S. Army, artillery commander, 1984-86; stationed in Panama, late 1980s; U.S. Army South, Panama, commander, 1989-90; Investigations and Oversight in the Office of the Secretary of the Army, deputy inspector general 1992-94; Fifth U.S. Army at Fort Sam Houston, TX, commanding general, 1994-96; Texas A&M-Kingsville, president, 1998-01; John G. and Marie Stella Kenedy Memorial Foundation, Corpus Christi, TX, CEO, 2001–.

Awards: Received two Distinguished Service Medals, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star; named one of "100 Most Influential Hispanics," Hispanic Business Magazine, 1997.

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