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Upon completion of degree requirements and Army ROTC training, contracted cadets commission as Second Lieutenants in the United States Army. Newly commissioned officers will attend Basic Officer Leader Course, followed by the Officer Basic Course for their assigned branches. Once they have completed this additional training, these lieutenants will be assigned to Army units where they will serve initially as platoon leaders.

Cadets are commissioned at the University of Georgia Chapel on North Campus.

Upon completion of degree requirements and Army ROTC training, contracted cadets commission as Second Lieutenants in the United States Army. Newly commissioned officers will attend Basic Officer Leader Course, followed by the Officer Basic Course for their assigned branches. Once they have completed this additional training, these lieutenants will be assigned to Army units where they will serve initially as platoon leaders.

STARTING YOUR CAREER

After you graduate from college, you will be commissioned as a Second Lieutenant. Your career as an Officer will be just beginning, and you'll find a variety of interesting Officer career fields, called branches, in the Army. Once you choose your Army branch, you will embark on specialized training.

Learn about Branches and Specialties on GoArmy.com

THE ARMY: IT'S WHAT YOU MAKE IT

Upon completion of Officer branch training and a first assignment, Army Officers may pursue additional specialized training and post-graduate education opportunities. You will most likely be assigned to advanced leadership positions and to staff positions. Also, you may develop doctrine, teach military tactics or serve as advisors.