September 17, 2014  

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Alexander Receives Officer Commission through Army ROTC

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Sheequita Alexander, right, receives her second lieutenant commission from Southern Miss Army ROTC faculty member Lt. Col. Joseph Power IV following an induction ceremony on the university’s Hattiesburg campus.

Sheequita Alexander of Prentiss, Miss. recently received a second lieutenant commission into the U.S. Army after completing the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program at The University of Southern Mississippi. ROTC helps train college students to become an officer in a branch of the U.S. military.

Alexander is the daughter of Michael Baker of Oakvale, Miss. and Lora Baggett of Prentiss. Her first assignment with the U.S. Army will be at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas.

For more information about the Army ROTC program at Southern Miss, online visit http://www.usm.edu/armyrotc/; or call 601.266.4787.