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ASU ROTC commissions four candidates
May 7; Jerry W. Bowen to be guest speaker
April 30, 2010
Arkansas State University’s Military Science Department will commission
four ROTC cadets into the United States Army, during a ceremony Friday,
May 7, at 3-4:30 p.m. in ASU’s Convocation Center Auditorium. A
reception in the lounge will follow immediately after the ceremony, and
the public is welcome to attend both the ceremony and the reception.
Retired Colonel Jerry W. Bowen, Undersecretary, U.S. Department of
Veterans Affairs, and member of the ROTC Hall of Heroes, will be the
Heather A. Dapp of Jonesboro, Ark., will receive a Bachelor of Arts degree
in English. Second Lieutenant Dapp commissioned into the Arkansas Army
National Guard, branching Quarter Master Corps. She is the daughter of
Steven and Mary Ann Dapp of Jonesboro.
Martin L. Fowler of
Kennett, Mo., will receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry. Second
Lieutenant Fowler commissioned active duty Army, branching Medical
Service Corps. He is the son of Marty L. Fowler and Janet E. Baker of
Kennett, Mo., and is married to the former Kelli Frederick.
Taylor O. Headley of Jonesboro will receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in
political science. He is also the George C. Marshall Award winner for
2010, given to the most outstanding MS 4 cadet. Second Lieutenant
Headley commissioned active duty Army, branching Military Intelligence.
He is the son of Donald Headley of Searcy, Ark., and Amanda Taylor.
Dustin T. West of Woodlawn, Ark., will receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in
communications. Second Lieutenant West commissioned active duty Army,
branching into the Infantry. He is the grandson of Gayle Murphy of
Warren, Ark., and Katie and Dewey West of Monticello, Ark. Second
Lieutenant West also represented the ASU Red Wolf Battalion this spring
at the 13th Annual Battle Command Conference at the U.S.
Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.
For more information, contact Penny Payne (firstname.lastname@example.org),
Department of Military Science, at 870-972-2064.
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