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ROTC cadets commissioned: Seven graduating students from Saint Leo University's ROTC program at University Campus were recently commissioned as second lieutenants into the U.S. Army.
The new Army officers include:
• Travis S. Bush, who majored in political science, will be posted to Tampa to work in the quartermaster corps in the Army Reserves.
• John D. Crawford, who majored in business management, will be posted in Ocala to work in the infantry branch of the National Guard.
• Christopher Gonzalez, who earned his degree in computer information systems, will be stationed in Fort Drum, N.Y., and will be assigned to the signal corps.
• Gabriel F. Keown Jr., who majored in criminal justice with a specialization in homeland security and was a member of the men's swimming team, will be stationed in Scranton, Pa., and will be assigned to the military police corps in the Army Reserves.
• Christopher J. Swonger, who majored in business management, will be attending the Basic Officer Leadership Course in Fort Benning, Ga. In November 2014, he will be assigned to the military intelligence branch with branch detail infantry.
• Anthony D. Trick, who studied political science and graduates cum laude, will be posted to Fort Riley, Kan., to work in the medical service corps. He has previous Army service.
• Matthew Weidner, who majored in criminal justice with a specialization in homeland security, will be stationed at Fort Bliss, Texas, and assigned to the transportation corps.