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2011 Purdue ROTC Joint Commissioning Ceremony

December 28, 2011

Major General Erika C. Steuterman, USAF (Ret)

Major General Steuterman

ROTC Graduates Receive Presidential Commissions

In a ceremony at the Purdue Memorial Union North Ballroom on December 19, graduates of the Purdue Reserve Officers Training Corps received commissions from President Barack Obama in their respective services. Major General Erika C. Steuterman, USAF (Ret) gave the commissioning address and administered the oath of office on behalf of President Obama. The commissions were presented by Lieutenant Colonel Jerry D. Hubbard, U.S. Army, PMS; Captain Eugene W. Jones, U.S. Navy, PNS; and Colonel Thomas B. Fooninckx, U.S. Air Force, PAS.

Second Lieutenants in the U.S. Army

  • John M. Lohrman
  • Rober E. Pribish
  • Ian M. Soderling*

Second Lieutenants in the U.S. Marine Corps

  • Bradley A. Mullis
  • Benjamin L. Welch*

Ensigns in the U.S. Navy

  • Paul T. Beauchamp
  • Stephen E. Bogdanowicz*
  • Benjamin D. Garbacz
  • Brian C. Halliwell
  • Eric H. Jennings*
  • Bryan C. Keck*
  • William J. Lynch
  • Laura A Podgorski*
  • Rebecca L. Samuels
  • Heather P. H. Steele

Second Lieutenants in the U.S. Air Force

  • Adam M. Gadson
  • Joel J. Lau
  • Ryan M. Magner
  • John P. Martin
  • Andrew J. Swisshelm*

*Distinguished Military Graduate

Please visit Purdue's ROTC programs: Army ROTC, Naval ROTC, and Air Force ROTC

Slideshow of Ceremony

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