Lieutenant Colonel Marc P. Beckage
Professor of Military Science, Edinboro University
Lieutenant Colonel Marc P. Beckage was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He was commissioned a Second Lieutenant and branched to the Infantry in July 1997, after serving as an enlisted Soldier in the Pennsylvania National Guard. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Scranton and a Masters of Science in Management with a specialization in Army Operations and National Security from the University of Maryland University College. His military education includes the Infantry Officer Basic Course, Infantry Officer Advanced Course, Combined Arms and Service Staff School (CAS3), and Command and General Staff College (CGSC).
Lieutenant Colonel Beckage has held a variety of command and staff assignments to include his last assignment as an Executive Officer of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team at Fort Drum, New York. He is married to the former Kate Acculto, wife of fifteen years, and they have two children - Olivia, ten, and Ian, five.