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ROTC Cadets Commissioning May 16

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Maj. Gen. Megan P. Tatu, who commands the 79th Sustainment Support Command headquartered in Los Alamitos, is the ceremony's keynote speaker.


Nineteen U.S. Army cadets from Cal State Fullerton's Army Reserve Officer Training Corps will be commissioned May 16 as second lieutenants. The ceremony's keynote speaker will be Maj. Gen. Megan P. Tatu, who commands the 79th Sustainment Support Command headquartered in Los Alamitos.


Friday, May 16
10 a.m.


Cal State Fullerton, lawn west of the Engineering Building
800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, 92831


The Military Science Program welcomes cadets from other universities and colleges, as well as Cal State Fullerton. The cadets, who are completing bachelor's degrees, are listed below with their cities of residence and educational institutions:

Anaheim – Mihye Lee, nursing, Kyle L. Ramirez, mechanical engineering, and Christian A. Palanca, criminal justice, all CSUF
Bellflower – Christian Enriquez, business administration, CSUF
Burlingame – Nichola S. Cohn, arts graphic design, Chapman
Colorado Springs – Tyler R. Nieves, criminal justice, CSUF
Fullerton – Terence K. Fu, human services, Eddie D. Han, business administration-marketing, and Gabriel Perez, criminal justice, all CSUF
Garden Grove – Steve H. Kim, political science, Biola University
Hesperia – Jessica S. Webster, nursing, Biola
Irvine – Paul G. Longuevan, anthropology, CSUF
Lake Forest – Trent D. Frum, sociology, CSUF
La Mirada – Star Cho, nursing, Biola
La Palma – Kevin S. DeCook, criminal justice, CSUF
Mission Viejo – Ryan S. Lee, political science, Chapman University
Ontario – Christine E. Busuego, liberal studies, elementary education, Biola
Placentia – Steven M. Ledesma, communications, CSUF
Torrance – Mark D. Sun, criminal justice, CSUF


Once commissioned, most of the soon-to-be new officers will undergo up to a year of officer training with their assigned branches, then report to their respective duty stations in the United States or abroad.

Special Recognition:

Congressional and state Senate certificates of commendation will be awarded to each cadet.


$8 for a daily permit or $2 per hour in select locations. Details available online.

Media Contact: 

Michael Mahi, 657-278-5143


Photos from the 2014 Commissioning Ceremony online.


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