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Army and Air Force ROTC Commission 33 Lieutenants in Joint Ceremony

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Clemson University’s Army and Air Force ROTC units held a joint ceremony to commission 33 Second Lieutenants on May 11, 2022. Eighteen students received commissions into the U.S. Army, 14 students received commissions into the U.S. Air Force and one student received commission into the U.S. Space Force. The guest speaker for the ceremony was Lieutenant General L. Neil Thurgood. He is the Director for Hypersonics, Directed Energy, Space and rapid Acquisition, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology), Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.

Following the commissioning ceremonies, the newly appointed lieutenants participated in a Silver Dollar Salute on Clemson University’s Military Heritage Plaza. The ceremony marks the first salute received by the officer from an enlisted member. As a sign of mutual respect, the officer presents the enlisted member with a silver dollar.

May 11, 2022 – Clemson University’s Joint Army and Air Force ROTC Commissioning Ceremony was held in Tillman Hall Auditorium and Military Heritage Plaza.

The commissioning candidates for May are:

United States Army

  • Gillian Shayne Bello majoring in biochemistry
  • Morgan Daniel Thomas Davis majoring in management
  • John Duncan Douglas majoring in computer science
  • Maxwell Douglas Duscha majoring in microbiology
  • Tahj Michael Francois majoring in biological sciences
  • William Wadsworth Galloway majoring in political science
  • Stephen Price Jackson majoring in history
  • Spencer Allen Jones majoring in biological sciences
  • Jack Thurston Monroe majoring in financial management
  • Daniel James O’Sullivan majoring in construction science and management
  • Justin Gregory Pablo majoring in turfgrass
  • Seth Thomas Pare majoring in sociology
  • Nicholas Cooper Ryan majoring in environmental and natural resources
  • Anthony James Testa majoring in marketing
  • Jacob Nathaniel Timms majoring in anthropology
  • Cassandra Danielle Wise majoring in computer science
  • Catherine Eleanor Witte majoring in economics

United States Air Force

  • William Dabbs majoring in environmental and natural resources
  • Jackson Dudley majoring in parks, recreation and tourism management
  • Matthew Dundorf majoring in mechanical engineering
  • Jacob Ghiglieri majoring in chemistry
  • Kyle Konicki majoring in biological sciences
  • Paul Minerva majoring in mechanical engineering  
  • Parker Myslow majoring in computer science
  • Michael Parks majoring in computer science
  • Ryan Robles majoring in political science
  • Gabe Sautter majoring in microbiology
  • Nick Stacy majoring in mechanical engineering
  • Michele Vu majoring in financial management
  • Victoria Winter majoring in religious studies
  • Delaney Zieverink majoring in sociology

United States Space Force

  • Beau Brierre majoring in computer science
May 11, 2022 – Clemson University’s Joint Army and Air Force ROTC Commissioning Ceremony was held in Tillman Hall Auditorium and Military Heritage Plaza. (Photo by Ken Scar)
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