2021 Spring Commissioning

University of Louisville Army ROTC commissioned 18 new Second Lieutenants on 8 MAY 2021 into the United States Army. These new Lieutenants take the Oath of Commissioned Officers. This is a defining moment where they no longer live by the Cadet Creed but eagerly accept the exceptional responsibility of being a Commissioned Officer.
2021 Spring Commissioning

2021 Spring Commissionees

University of Louisville Army ROTC commissioned 18 new Second Lieutenants on 8 MAY 2021 into the States Army.  These new Lieutenants took the Oath of Commissioned Officers. This is a defining moment where they no longer live by the Cadet Creed but eagerly accept the exceptional responsibility of being a Commissioned Officer. This ceremony was unique as it was a Live Ceremony that was also streamed via Facebook due to the COVID 19 pandemic - the video can be viewed at the following link:

https://fb.watch/68BlDPCvOP/

 Congratulations on your achievements and good luck as you assume your new responsibility to our Country.

This year marks the 104th anniversary of the Army Reserve Officers Training Corps.  The President of the United States awards commissions based on academic performance, proven leadership capability, physical fitness and uncompromising moral character.  Today’s ceremony marks the 39th year of Army ROTC Commissioning at the University of Louisville. The Cardinal Battalion proudly boasts the commissioning of over 590 officers, including today’s Commissionees.  The Commissioning Ceremony for new lieutenants is steeped in military tradition and is one of the most significant in an officer’s career.