Army ROTC Commission - A Path to Success

Army ROTC Commission - A Path to Success


Army ROTC Upon completion of the Army ROTC program, graduates will be commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army and will embark on specialized training in their first Army branch. Following officer branch training and a first assignment, Army officers may pursue additional specialized training and postgraduate education opportunities.

Officers will be assigned to advanced leadership positions and to staff positions in upper management. Also, they may develop doctrine, teach military tactics or serve as advisors.

Spring 2013: Four cadets receive commission to U.S. Army

BU’s Army ROTC program recently commissioned four new officers at Bucknell University’s Rooke Chapel.

  • 2LT Steven Shorter, who earned a bachelor's in geoscience, was commissioned into the PAANG in the Adjutant General Corps
  • 2LT John Petty, who earned a bachelor's in history, was commissioned in the Active Army Ordnance Corps with a follow on assignment to Ft Lewis, Wash.
  • 2LT Adam Wendoloski, who earned a bachelor's in criminal justice, was commissioned in the Active Army as a Military Intelligence officer detailed to the Infantry for his first assignment in Alaska
  • 2LT Robert Roche, who earned a bachelor's in exercise science, was commissioned into the PAANG as a Ordnance officer.

Congratulations to them and their families on this great accomplishment. 2LT Dan Siegel

Fall 2012: Dan Siegel receives commission to U.S. Army

The winter U.S. Army Commissioning at Bloomsburg University was held on Dec. 14, 2012, at the Fenstemaker Alumni House, where 2LT Dan Siegel, of Port Matilda, was commissioned into the active army as a field artillery office. Siegel, who graduated with a bachelor's degree in business administration/information and technology management, will attend the Field Artillery Basic Officers Course at Ft. Sill, Okla., with follow-on assignments in support of worldwide contingency operations.

2LT Siegel served as the Bison Battalion Cadet Commander during his senior year and was awarded the Air Assault Badge while a cadet at Bloomsburg University. Pictured: LTC Daniel George, Bison Battalion Commander, with newly commissioned U.S. Army 2LT Dan Siegel.