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Una Army Rotc Swears In 15 New Cadets This Wednesday

Sep. 01, 2009

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

FLORENCE, Ala. - The University of North Alabama Army ROTC will conduct a swearing-in ceremony for 15 new cadets Sept. 2 at 2 p.m.

The ceremony will be held at the amphitheater on UNA's campus. According to Lt. Col. Wayne Bergeron, chair of the UNA Department of Military Science, the new cadets will be given their Lieutenant insignias. The insignias will then be placed in a display case in the military science department until the students graduate and are subsequently commissioned as 2nd Lieutenants in the U.S. Army.

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