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MAY 2013 COMMISSIONING

Second Lieutenant Anthony Benitez is from San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Bob and Corina Benitez. Second Lieutenant Benitez will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Texas Tech University. He will serve in the U.S. Army on active duty in the Infantry branch. He will attend the Basic Officer Leader Branch Course and all required training at Fort Benning, Georgia. He is pending his first duty assignment. Brigadier General Scott Dold will administer his oath of office. His father, Chief MSgt Bob Benitez, U.S. Air Force (Retired) and his uncle, COL Raul Benitez, U.S. Army will pin on his gold bars. Second Lieutenant Benitez will present his Silver Dollar Salute to Chief MSgt Bob Benitez, U.S. Air Force (Retired).

Second Lieutenant Kyle Christian-Dold is from Durango, Colorado. She is the daughter of Mark Dold and Ann Christian-Dold. Second Lieutenant Christian-Dold will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She will serve on active duty in the U.S. Army in the Nursing Branch. She will attend the Basic Officer Leader Branch Course and all required training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. She is pending her first duty assignment. Her Uncle, Brigadier General Scott Dold will administer her oath of office. Her Mother, Ann Christian-Dold and her brother, Scott Christian-Dold will pin on her gold bars. Second Lieutenant Christian-Dold will present her Silver Dollar Salute to Master Sergeant Frank Mosher, Senior Military Instructor, U.S. Army ROTC, Texas Tech University.

Second Lieutenant Seth Cole is from Lubbock, Texas. He is the son of John and Francie Cole. Second Lieutenant Cole will receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Texas Tech University. He will serve in the U.S. Army on active duty in the Armor branch. He will attend the Basic Officer Leader Branch Course and all required training at Fort Knox, Kentucky. He will be assigned to Headquarters, 2nd Squadron, 16th Cavalry, Fort Benning, Georgia. Brigadier General Scott Dold will administer his oath of office. His parents, John and Francie Cole and his Sister, Marie Eberhardt will pin on his gold bars. Second Lieutenant Cole will present his Silver Dollar Salute to Master Sergeant Frank Mosher, Senior Military Instructor, U.S. Army ROTC, Texas Tech University.

Second Lieutenant Erin Holland is from Lelia Lake, Texas. She is the daughter of Calvin Holland and Kristi Crump. Second Lieutenant Holland will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She will serve on active duty in the U.S. Army in the Nursing Branch. She will attend the Basic Officer Leader Branch Course and all required training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. She is pending her first duty assignment. Brigadier General Scott Dold will administer her oath of office. Her parents, Calvin Holland and Kristi Crump, will pin on her gold bars. Second Lieutenant Holland will present her Silver Dollar Salute to Sergeant Clarence Hawley, Texas Army National Guard.

Second Lieutenant Kevin Lewis is from San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Scott and Rhodora Lewis. Second Lieutenant Lewis will receive a Bachelor of Science in International Economics from Texas Tech University. He will serve in the Texas Army National Guard and will serve in the Infantry branch. He will attend the Basic Officer Leader Branch Course and all required training at Fort Benning, Georgia. He will be assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1-141st Infantry, San Antonio, Texas. Brigadier General Scott Dold will administer his oath of office. His parents, Scott and Rhodora Lewis, will pin on his gold bars. Second Lieutenant Lewis will present his Silver Dollar Salute to Sergeant Rodolfo Escusa Jr., U.S. Army.

Second Lieutenant Alan Lopez is from Lubbock, Texas. He is the son of Martin and Mirtala Lopez. He will receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology from Texas Tech University. He will serve in the U.S. Army Reserve in the Medical Service branch. He will attend the Basic Officer Leader Branch Course and all required training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. He is pending his first unit of assignment. Brigadier General Scott Dold will administer his oath of office. His parents, Martin and Mirtala Lopez will pin on his gold bars. Second Lieutenant Lopez will present his Silver Dollar Salute to Staff Sergeant Lazaro Lopez, U.S. Army Reserve.

Second Lieutenant Amanda Miller is from Merkel, Texas. She is the daughter of Jerry and Elisabeth Miller. Second Lieutenant Miller will receive a Master of Science in Forensic Science degree from Texas Tech University. She will serve in the Texas Army National Guard in the Military Intelligence Branch. She will attend the Basic Officer Leader Branch Course and all required training at Fort Huachuca, Arizona. She will be assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1-149th Aviation, Houston, Texas. Brigadier General Scott Dold will administer her oath of office. Her parents, Jerry and Elisabeth Miller will pin on her gold bars. She will present her Silver Dollar Salute to Master Sergeant Frank Mosher, Senior Military Instructor, U.S. Army ROTC, Texas Tech University.

Second Lieutenant Justin Zambrana is from Killeen, Texas. He is the son of Harry and Ana Zambrana. Second Lieutenant Zambrana will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Texas Tech University. He will serve in the U.S Army Reserve in the Military Police Branch. He will attend the Basic Officer Leader Branch Course and all required training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. He will be assigned to 236th Military Police Company, San Antonio, Texas. Brigadier General Scott Dold will administer his oath of office. His parents, Harry and Ana Zambrana will pin on his gold bars. Second Lieutenant Zambrana will present his Silver Dollar Salute to Sergeant First Class Harry Zambrana, U.S. Army (Retired).

DECEMBER 2013 COMMISSIONING

Joshua Goode is from Garland, Texas. He is the son of Jay and Lisa Goode. Second Lieutenant Goode will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Horticulture and Turfgrass Science. He will serve in the Texas Army National Guard and is still pending his branch and unit of assignment. Brigadier General (U.S. Army Retired) Gary L. Harber will administer his oath of office. His Mom, Lisa Goode will be pinning on his Gold Bars. Second Lieutenant Goode will present his Silver Dollar Salute to Master Sergeant Frank Mosher, Senior Military Instructor, U.S. Army ROTC, Texas Tech University.

Tyler Nieman is from New Home, Texas. He is the son of Robbi and Stella Nieman . Second Lieutenant Nieman will receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Lubbock Christian University. He will attend the Basic Officers Leaders Course for instruction in the Medical Service Branch at Fort Sam Houston, Texas and serve in the Army National Guard. He will be assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd/142nd Infantry Division, Lubbock, Texas. Brigadier General (U.S. Army Retired) Gary L. Harber will administer his oath of office. His wife, Jaime will be pinning on his Gold Bars. Second Lieutenant Nieman will present his Silver Dollar salute to Master Sergeant Frank Mosher, Senior Military Instructor, U.S. Army ROTC, Texas Tech University.

Julia Timmons is from Carver, Minnesota. She is the daughter of Mickey and Norma Timmons. Second Lieutenant Timmons will receive a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Texas Tech University. She will attend the Basic Officers Leaders Course at Fort Jackson, South Carolina for instruction in the Finance Branch and serve in the Army National Guard. She will be assigned to 147th Finance Detachment, Roseville, Minnesota. Brigadier General (U.S. Army Retired) Gary L. Harber will administer his oath of office. Her parents, Mickey and Norma Timmons and her brother, Matthew Timmons will pin on her Gold Bars. Second Lieutenant Timmons will present her Silver Dollar Salute to Master Sergeant Frank Mosher, Senior Military Instructor, U.S. Army ROTC, Texas Tech University.

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