LANSING, Mich. – Michigan National Guard Capt. Todd Falor of Dewitt, has been awarded the General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award which recognizes company grade officers each year who demonstrate the ideals for which Gen. Macarthur stood—duty, honor, country—and promotes and sustains effective junior officer leadership in the Army. Falor received the award May 30, at a ceremony in Washington D.C., hosted by Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond Odierno.
Falor is assigned to the Lansing-based Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 46th Military Police Command, Michigan Army National Guard and has been a member of the Army National Guard for five years. He also works fulltime for the 46th Military Police Command’s operations section.
Falor is a veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom. During his last tour in Afghanistan, he served as the company commander for the 1433rd Engineer Company whose mission was to perform route clearance throughout the area of operation.
During his military career, Falor has received numerous awards including two Bronze Stars, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, and the Joint Service Achievement Medal.
Falor and his wife Amanda have two children, Derek and Samantha. He is the son of Lansing residents, Ellen and Bill Watson and Perrinton residents, Ron and Tracy Falor.