Salve Regina University

Seventeen cadets from the Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (ROTC) Cramer’s Sabers Battalion – including three from Salve Regina – were officially commissioned into the U.S. Army as second lieutenants during a ceremony held May 20. The battalion also includes cadets from Roger Williams University and the University of Rhode Island, according to Salve Today.

The three Salve Regina Cadets commissioned during the ceremony are Ellen Gensicki ’16, Daniel Labrie ’16 and Erin Luibrand ’16.

For more info, visit Three Salve Regina cadets commissioned to U.S. Army.

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