Capt. Steven Jordan, USAF
Operations Flight Commander
AFROTC DET 770, Clemson, S.C.
Clemson University’s Army and Air Force ROTC units held a joint ceremony on Dec. 18 to commission nine second lieutenants. Three students received commissions into the U.S. Army and six students received commissions into the U.S. Air Force.
Those commissioned into the U.S. Army included:
Those commissioned into the U.S. Air Force included:
The ceremony featured guest speaker Brigadier General Paul Chamberlain, a 1988 Clemson alumnus and the current commander of the U.S. Army Soldier Support Institute at Fort Jackson.
Following the commissioning ceremony, the new lieutenants participated in a Silver Dollar Salute ceremony at Military Heritage Plaza. The ceremony marks the first salute received by the new officer from an enlisted member. As a sign of mutual respect, the officer presents the enlisted member with a silver dollar.