OSWEGO – Army Capt. Catherine E. Smith has been named a recipient of the 2016 Gen. Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award 2016.
She is one of 13 active-duty commission officers to receive this honor.
The MacArthur Leadership Award is given to company-grade officers who demonstrate the ideals for which Gen. MacArthur stood – duty, honor, country.
Smith will receive her award during a ceremony June 15 in Washington, D.C.
Selection was based on the individual’s exemplary duty performance, job knowledge, leadership qualities, teamwork ethic, personal achievements and record of supporting and serving the community.
Smith is currently serving as a force integrator with U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
She has served in the military for 10 years.
Smith is the daughter of Debra J. and Frederick J. Smith of Henderson, N.C.
She is a 2003 graduate of Oswego High School.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in 2007 from SUNY Cortland.