Seven ROTC cadets to receive military commissions Dec. 18-19
Released on 12/15/2015, at 2:00 AM
Office of University Communications
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
WHEN: Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, through Dec. 19, 2015
WHERE: Nebraska Union, 14th and R streets
Seven cadets in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Reserve Officer Training Corps will receive military commissions in ceremonies Dec. 18 and 19 at the Nebraska Union, 14th and R streets.
Two cadets in Air Force ROTC will be commissioned second lieutenants in the U.S. Air Force at 5 p.m. Dec. 18 in the Auditorium; four cadets in Army ROTC will be commissioned second lieutenants in the U.S. Army at 1:30 p.m. Dec. 19 in the Regency Suite; and one cadet in Navy ROTC will be commissioned an ensign in the U.S. Navy at 1:30 p.m. Dec. 19 in the Auditorium.
The following is a list by hometown of cadets to be commissioned, with their rank and service branch.
Bellevue: 2nd Lt. Patrick J. Thibodeaux, Air Force.
Lincoln: 2nd Lt. Samuel L. McCarter, Army; 2nd Lt. Britny J. McNeese, Army.
Norfolk: Ensign Cole R. Vonderohe, Navy.
Seward: 2nd Lt. Bryce E. Van Velson, Air Force.
Paso Robles, Calif.: 2nd Lt. Kory K. Dearie, Army.
Spirit Lake, Iowa: 2nd Lt. Rachel M. Hofstra, Army.
News Release Contacts:
- Lt. Col. Christopher A. Bohn, Detachment Commander, Air Force ROTC
- Lt. Col. Lee Bokma, Professor and Chair, Military Science
- Capt. Richard E. Thomas, Commanding Officer, Naval ROTC