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Roger Trout

Florida Ambassador

Name: Roger L. Trout
Hometown:  Safety Harbor
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Civilian Education: B.S., Deleware Valley University

Organizations/Clubs/Philanthropies: Volunteer; Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) for 12 years; Currently chair of the training subcommittee and member of the ESGR Board of Directors; Habit Humanity; life member of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA); member, ExxonMobil Reiree Club of West Florida; charter member of the Patton Museum, Fort Knox, KY

Civilian Honors: Office of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Public Service; ESGR Training Volunteer of the Year (2015); ESGR Seven Seals Award

Military Retirement Rank and Date, Service Key Positions: LTC; Retired-6 May 92; Platoon, Company and Battalion Commander with 78th Division; 79th Maneuver Training Command, Budget Director Chief, ARMOR Exercise Team

Name of Spouse and Children: Spouse: Colleen Denise Trout; Sons: James and Christopher

Army Reserve Ambassador Roger Trout is a retired Army Reserve Lieutenant Colonel who commanded at the platoon, company and battalion levels.  He also retired from the ExxonMobil Corporation, most recently having served as the Director of Financial Systems.  He is active in his community, most notably within the Employer Support of ESGR, where he has served for more than twelve years and received numerous awards for training and he served on the ESGR Board of Directors.  ARA Trout earned his bachelors degree in business administration from Delaware Valley University.  He is married and has two sons and twelve grandchildren.