Commissioning ceremony welcomes newest Army officers

The Augusta University ROTC had their Spring Commissioning Ceremony Thursday, May 10, welcoming their newest US Army officers.

Sworn into office by the Commanding General of Fort Gordon and Cyber Center of Excellence Major General John B. Morrison, Jr. the US Army 2nd Lieutenants include Jacob Gaudio, Summer Huffin, Jessicca Wolf, Daniel Shanahan, Linward Jackson, Dustin Harper, Cristina McCrary, Jessica Ellis, Megan Sweeney, Kayla Williams, George Ritchie, Bryan Mosley, Ashley Hulse and Jacorei Smith.

The ceremony included family greetings and tips on leadership from Augusta University President Dr. Brooks Keel and the Department Chair of Military Science Professor LTC Danielle Rodondi.

Other Augusta leaders at the Commissioning Ceremony included:

  • Paul Lynch from the Office of US Congressman Rick Allen.
  • US Army Command Sergeants Major Carlos Simmons of Fort Gordon and Cyber Center of Excellence.
  • US Army Chaplain Colonel Dennis Hysom of Fort Gordon.
  • Augusta University Senior Military Instructor Master Sergeant (P) Travis Autry.

For more information about the Augusta University Army ROTC Team or how to join, contact Captain Peter Ahching or call (808)225-1728

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