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Commissioning Cadets


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Christina Meredith

Branch: United States Army
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Major: Political Science
Future Plans: Applied to Center of Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University for graduate school. Will continue to focus on reforming foster care and building charter schools and long-term housing for foster youth.


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Connor B. Counsellor

Branch: United States Army
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Future Plans: To graduate from the Engineer Basic Officer Leaders Course and attend and graduate from SAPPER School. Hopes to seek employment with an engineering firm focused on medical, defense, or power generation.


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Derek Russ

Branch: United States Army
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Major: Accounting
Future Plans: Utilize the tools and experience providing through this program at UNF to bring a positive attitude and foundational leadership to a Platoon.


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Jadaleral Webster

Branch: United States Army
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Major: Information Technology Management
Future Plans: Attend and complete Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) School successively after Basic Officer Leaders Course. In addition, pursue a master’s degree in Information Technology Management.


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Kyle Haas

Branch: United States Army
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Major: Criminal Justice
Future Plans: Attend the Military Police Basic Officer Leadership Course at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., then possibly Airborne School and/or Air Assault School. Ultimately, have a successful long-term career in the Army.


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Landon Carlock

Branch: United States Army
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Major: Marketing
Future Plans: Attend Ranger School, become a Light Infantry Platoon leader as well as a Scout Platoon Leader, then a Psychological Operations Officer. Attend the Military Intelligence Captain’s Career Course and become a HUMINT Team Leader (35F).


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Rachelle Jillson

Branch: United States Army
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Major: Nursing
Future Plans: To graduate Nurse BOLC and become the charge nurse in my medical-surgical unit and specialize in Critical Care Nursing (66S) within three years. In addition, attain a Doctorate Nurse Program (DNP) degree and receive my nurse practitioner’s license.


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Victor Mills

Branch: United States Army
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Major: Criminal Justice
Future Plans: MIn July, will enter the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office police academy to become a police officer, with an ultimate goal of joining the FBI. Also, pursuing a master’s degree in Public Administration at the University of North Florida. Will serve as a platoon leader in the 260th Military Intelligence Battalion in Miami, Florida as a Battalion Linguist.


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Kwame Almanza

Branch: United States Marine Corps
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Major: Information Systems
Future Plans: Assigned to a Field Unit in the U.S. Marine Corps.


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Samuel Cleghorn

Branch: United States Navy
Rank: Ensign
Major: Criminal Justice
Future Plans: Headed to U.S. Navy Guided Missile Destroyer as a Surface Warfare Officer.