Warsaw man commissioned in U.S. Army after graduating from Western Illinois

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Trevor Woolson's gold bars were pinned on by his mother, Ruth, and his father, Wes, during commencement ceremonies at Western Illinois on May 13. | Photo courtesy of Western Illinois University

MACOMB, Ill. — Western Illinois University Reserve Officer Training Corps cadet Trevor W. Woolson of Warsaw was commissioned as second lieutenant in the U.S. Army on Friday, May 13. He received his bachelor’s degree in history and will be serve as an armor officer in the Texas Army National Guard.

Woolson, a second lieutenant, took the oath of office from Col. Jesse T. Curry, commander and district engineer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District. He was one of 10 cadets commissioned during commencement ceremonies.

For more information about WIU’s ROTC program, visit wiu.edu/ROTC.

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