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James A. Williams Receives Commission as Second Lieutenant in U.S. Air Force
December 24, 2008

Contact: Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director of communications, 218-281-8432 (ltollefs@umn.edu)


James A. Williams, an applied studies major at the University of Minnesota, Crookston, received his commission as a second lieutenant in the United States Air Force at a ceremony held Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, on the campus of the University of North Dakota
Pictured from left:  U of M, Crookston Chancellor Charles H. Casey; USAF Second Lieutenant James A. Williams; Assistant Professor Lynnette Mullins, Williams’ academic advisor; USAF Second Lieutenant Christine Williams, Williams’ wife and a 2006 graduate of the U of M, Crookston and the ROTC program.
Pictured from left: U of M, Crookston Chancellor Charles H. Casey; USAF Second Lieutenant James A. Williams; Assistant Professor Lynnette Mullins, Williams’ academic advisor; USAF Second Lieutenant Christine Williams, Williams’ wife and a 2006 graduate of the U of M, Crookston and the ROTC program.
(UND).

The Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) program recruits, trains, and commissions college graduates for careers as officers in the United States Air Force.  The AFROTC program is offered at the University of Minnesota, Crookston, through an agreement with Detachment 610, which serves several colleges in North Dakota and northwest Minnesota, including the U of M, Crookston, UND, and North Dakota State University.

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers more than 25 applied-science undergraduate degree programs and 50 concentrations, including several online degrees, in agriculture; arts, humanities and social sciences; business; math, science and technology; and natural resources. To learn more, visit www.UMCrookston.edu.