Images: An officer is born [Image 2 of 6]
Photo by Sgt. Austan Owen
Second Lt. James Sturges dons his beret with a lieutenant's gold bar on it for the first time as an Army officer during the Warrior Forge graduation ceremony on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, July 17. Sturges, a Littleton, Colo., native was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Army during the ceremony. An ROTC cadet from University of Colorado, Boulder, Sturges finished second in his regiment of approximately 450 cadets to earn his status as honor graduate. He plans to attend Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course and Ranger School later this year.
Date Posted:07.20.2012 16:38
Location:JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WA, US