CHARLESTON — Citadel Class of 2016 graduate, Jacob Robbins of Union, SC, has commissioned into the U.S. Army.
Families, friends, faculty and staff assembled at the Summerall Chapel on The Citadel campus to honor the newly commissioned officers. The commissioning cadets and students took oaths accepting their appointments as officers in the U.S. armed services.
Robbins was commissioned during a ceremony on May 6, 2016.
Robbins received a B.A. in Criminal Justice during commencement on May 7, 2016.
About The Citadel
The Citadel, with its iconic campus located in Charleston, South Carolina, offers a classic military college education for young men and women profoundly focused on leadership excellence and academic distinction. Graduates are not required to serve in the military but about 30 percent of each class commission as officers in every branch of U.S. military. Citadel alumni have served the nation, their state and their communities as principled leaders since the college was founded in 1842. The Citadel Graduate College offers 26 graduate degree programs with 42 concentration options, 24 graduate certificate programs, and seven evening undergraduate programs, through an all-evening schedule, with many programs now fully online. The Citadel has been named Best Public College in the South by U.S. News and World report for five consecutive years and #3 Best College for Veterans in the South.
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