Four ROTC members receive military commissions

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Four ROTC members receive military commissions

Four ROTC members recite the oath of enlistment on stage at undergraduate commencement.
Craig Chandler | University Communication and Marketing
ROTC members (from left) Hunter Bode and Kale Ensser (Air Force), David Toland (Army) and Dash Spears (Navy) recite the oath of enlistment during the undergraduate commencement ceremony Dec. 16 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Lt. Col. Philip Garito, detachment commander of Air Force ROTC at Nebraska, administers the oath.

Four members of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Reserve Officer Training Corps received military commissions Dec. 15 and 16.

A cadet in Army ROTC was commissioned a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army on Dec. 15; two cadets in Air Force ROTC were commissioned second lieutenants in the U.S. Air Force on Dec. 16; and a midshipman in Navy ROTC was commissioned an ensign in the U.S. Navy on Dec. 16.

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



  • 2nd Lt. David Matthew Toland, Army


  • 2nd Lt. Hunter Jerald Bode, Air Force

Elsewhere in the U.S.

Urich, Missouri:

  • Ensign Dash Tyler Spears, Navy

Wichita Falls, Texas:

  • 2nd Lt. Kale Joseph Ensser, Air Force

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