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UH Army ROTC Commissions its 81st Class

UH Army ROTC Commissions the Army's Newest Lieutenants

University of Hawaiʻi
LTC Bob Takao,
Professor of Military Science
Posted: May 5, 2002

The University of Hawaii Army ROTC program will conduct its 81st Spring Commissioning Ceremony on Saturday, May 18 from 1 to 2 p.m. at Battery Randolph, Ft. DeRussy. Twenty-four cadets will take their oath to become the Army's newest Second Lieutenants.

Simultaneously, the U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii will host 200 years of military history when it presents "Living History Day" from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. as part of Armed Forces Day. Various groups will gather at Ft. DeRussy to commemorate, educate, entertain, and present hands on exhibits of weapons, equipment, and insignia relating to different periods of history from the Civil War to the present.

Participating organizations will include the 25th Infantry Division, the Hawaii Army National Guard, the Hawaii Historic Arms Association, the Hawaii Military Vehicle Preservation Association, the Celtic Pipes and Drums of Hawaii, and Pa ku'i-a-holo (Hawaiian fighting Arts).

These events are free and open to the general public. Parking is available across the street from the museum.