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Military Science and Leadership Archive

New Army officers advised to ‘earn your leadership everyday’

dec_commissioning_t_1.jpgBOONE—Newly commissioned second lieutenants from Appalachian State University’s ROTC program were told by commissioning ceremony speaker Lt. Col. Bo Clayton that leadership is something they will earn every day. Clayton, a 1988 graduate of Appalachian, is former deputy commander of the 4th Military Information Support Group (Airborne) and currently a U.S. Army War College National Security Fellow at the University of North Carolina.

A call to serve; four Appalachian graduates commissioned as Army officers

BOONE—Four Appalachian State University graduates and newly commissioned Army officers are well prepared to begin their Army careers, according to Lt. Col. Craig Mix with the N.C. Army National Guard.

Appalachian graduates include 11 new Army officers

BOONE—Eleven seniors from the Army ROTC program at Appalachian State University became officers in the U.S. Army during a commissioning ceremony held on campus May 11.

From Appalachian students to military officers

ROTC1216_t.jpgBOONE—Four Appalachian State University graduates will soon join the less than 1 percent of U.S. citizens who volunteer to serve in the military.

Public relations major Jorge R. Maldonado, psychology major Kelli N. Tapia, anthropology major William J. Tynan and sociology major Kailyn A. Zimmer were commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army during ceremonies held Dec. 16 at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian honors those whose military service protects democracy

ROTCNov_t.jpgBOONE—“Honoring those who have served in the U.S. military honors every living soldier,” said N.C. Sen. Dan Soucek speaking at a Veterans Day ceremony at Appalachian State University.

Appalachian named Military Friendly School for 2012 by G.I. Jobs

BOONMFS_2012_t.jpgE—G.I. Jobs, the premier magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has awarded Appalachian State University the designation of Military Friendly School. The 2012 Military Friendly Schools® list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members and veterans as students.

New officers told to expect change during their military careers

RotcAug_2011_t.jpgBOONE—Seven Appalachian State University graduates were commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army during ceremonies held Aug. 12 on campus.

Appalachian ROTC graduates prepared to lead

COIPitt_t.jpgBOONE—The U.S. Army’s newest leaders will soon report for duty following commissioning ceremonies held May 6 at Appalachian State University. Six cadets and graduating seniors in the Department of Military Science and Leadership’s ROTC program at Appalachian State University were commissioned as second lieutenants.

Five Appalachian graduates begin careers as Army officers

ROTCDec_t.jpgThese five Appalachian State University graduates pose for a photo one last time as ROTC cadets in the Department of Military Science and Leadership before being commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army. The new officers are Warren L. Hardin, left, Todd E. Melott, Alexander M. Sika, Michael J. Sutton and Gerald A. Thomas.