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First Marine Corps officer to commission from Grambling State University

Second Lieutenant Olaolu Ogunyemi wears the iconic “Dress Blue’s” for the first time as he prepares to begin his career as the Marine Corps’ most recently commissioned officer. Ogunyemi, who is the first Marine officer commissioned from Grambling State University in more than three decades, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems on Dec. 14, 2012. He joins a distinguished heritage of African-American officers started by Frederick C. Branch, the Corps’ first black officer.



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This work, First Marine Corps officer to commission from Grambling State University [Image 2 of 4], by Sgt Scott Schmidt, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.13.2012

Date Posted:12.13.2012 23:55

Photo ID:801095

VIRIN:121213-M-CT639-104

Resolution:5184x3456

Size:3.56 MB

Location:GRAMBLING, LA, LA, US

Hometown:GRAMBLING, LA, US

Hometown:RUSTON, LA, US

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