SIX COMMISSIONED BY NMU ROTC WILDCAT BATTALION

MARQUETTE – The Northern Michigan University military science department recently commissioned six members of the ROTC Wildcat Battalion as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army.

The spring 2004 commissioning class includes:

•Joseph Grimsby of Marquette, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in health education. He will continue to serve in the Michigan Army Reserve National Guard as a field artillery officer. His bars were pinned on by his mother, Charlene Grimsby, and Susan Henderson of the NMU military science department;

•Lucas Lanczy of L’Anse, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in sports medicine. He was commissioned as an active-duty officer in the Engineer Corps. His bars were pinned on by his father, retired Maj. Bela Lanczy; his uncle, Col. Tibor Lanczy; and his wife, Jamie;

 

•Einar Manki of Ironwood, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science. He was commissioned as an active-duty officer in Military Intelligence. His bars were pinned on by his parents, retired Lt. Col. David Manki and Jean Manki;

•Wesley Mink of Gwinn, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree as a science technologist. He was commissioned as an engineer officer in the U.S. Army Reserve. His bars were pinned on by his father, retired U.S. Air Force Maj. Wesley Mink, and his grandfather, retired U.S. Air Force Col. Wesley Mink;

•Gary Seeburger of Adrian, Mich., who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. He was commissioned as an active-duty armor officer. His bars were pinned on by his father, David Seeburger, and his grandfather, Warren Gibbs; and

•Robert Webb Jr. of Tecumseh, Mich., who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in history. He was commissioned as an active-duty engineer officer. His bars were pinned on by his parents, Robert Webb and Beth Webb; and his grandparents, Jim Stuart and Gert Stuart.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  The U. S. Department of Defense established NorthernÂ’s military science department in 1969. The Wildcat Battalion has commissioned a total of 331 U.S. Army second lieutenants.



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