19 ROTC members receive military commissions

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19 ROTC members receive military commissions

Air Force, Army and Naval ROTC members hold up their right hands as they recite the oath of enlistment at Memorial Stadium.
Craig Chandler | University Communication and Marketing
Air Force, Army and Naval ROTC members recite the oath of enlistment during the undergraduate commencement ceremony May 18 at Memorial Stadium.

Nineteen members of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Reserve Officer Training Corps received military commissions May 17-19.

Eleven cadets in Army ROTC were commissioned second lieutenants in the U.S. Army on May 17; three midshipmen in Navy ROTC received commissions May 18, two as ensigns in the U.S. Navy and one as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps; and five cadets in Air Force ROTC were commissioned second lieutenants in the U.S. Air Force on May 19.

Following is a list by hometown of new officers, with rank and service branch.


  • Lincoln: 2nd Lt. McClain John Burton, Army; 2nd Lt. Daniel Do, Army; 2nd Lt. Ahmed Adnan Muhammad, Army; 2nd Lt. Aaron Jefry Wulf, Army
  • Milford: 2nd Lt. Luke Daniel Landkamer, Air Force
  • Omaha: 2nd Lt. Jillian Marie Rokes, Air Force; 2nd Lt. Blut Nay Thaw, Army; 2nd Lt. Taylor Ann Ziepke, Air Force

Elsewhere in the U.S.

  • Westlake Village, California: 2nd Lt. Dane Joseph Vassallo Bowers, Marine Corps
  • Colorado Springs, Colorado: 2nd Lt. Michael Robert Price, Air Force
  • Highland Ranch, Colorado: 2nd Lt. Grant Wallace Jones, Air Force
  • Naperville, Illinois: 2nd Lt. Michael Wood, Army
  • North Aurora, Illinois: Ensign Peyton Joseph Weigand, Navy
  • Louisburg, Kansas: 2nd Lt. Andrew Krause, Army; 2nd Lt. Jakob Krause, Army
  • Overland Park, Kansas: 2nd Lt. John Gregory Griffiths, Army
  • Eagle Butte, South Dakota: 2nd Lt. Miranda Leigh Vines, Army
  • Houston, Texas: Ensign Kenneth Conrad Reese III, Navy
  • Fairfax, Virginia: 2nd Lt. William Michael Shepard, Army

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