University of Southern Maine Army ROTC

Commissioning Ceremony December 2013

On Saturday December 21, 2013, six members of the Wildcat Battalion were commissioned as Second Lieutenants in the United States Army. We wish them the best of luck in their future military careers!

The newest Second Lieutenants of the United States Army are as follows:

  • Owen Baxter: Branched Corps of Engineers and will be assigned as a platoon leader in the 136th Engineer Company of the Maine Army National Guard's 133rd Engineer Battalion.

2LT Baxter

  • Kristen Conley: Branched Army Nurse Corps (Active Duty) and is headed to Ft. Sam Houston, TX for additional training before being assigned to a perminant duty station.

2LT Conley

  • Norman Hopkins: Branched Corps of Engineers (Army Reserve) and will report to Ft. Leonardwood, MO for Engineer BOLC before being assigned a unit in the Army Reserves.

2LT Hopkins

  • Jeffrey Koch: Branched Infantry (Active Duty) and will report to Ft. Benning, GA for Infantry BOLC before being assigned a perminant duty station.

2LT Koch

  • Brandon LaPointe: Branched Medical Service Corps (Active Duty) and is headed to Ft. Sam Houston, TX for additional training before being assigned to a perminant duty station.

2LT LaPointe

  • Jacob Tracy: Branched Signal Corps (Army Reserve) and will report to Ft. Gordon, GA before being assigned a unit in the Army Reserves.

2LT Tracy

For more images from the ceremony click here.