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OCS 50th Anniversary & Commissioning

The Maryland Army National Guard’s Officer Candidate School celebrated its 50th Anniversary Sept. 26 at Camp Fettered military reservation.  During the ceremony Brig. Gen. Hinz, Brig. Gen. Deener and Brig. Gen. Adkins were inducted in the OCS Hall of fame.

After the anniversary ceremony the Maryland Army National Guard’s 70th Regiment (LDR) Officer Candidate School hosted a commissioning ceremony for classes 50 and 51 accelerated. A total of eight Soldiers graduated, class 50 graduated five and class 51A graduated three.

Audio comments (in order):

1. Capt. Ed Clements, commander of the OCS company
2. Brig. Gen Annette Deener, director of the joint staff MDNG
3. 2nd Lt. Ketajh Brown, 1st BN – 175th Infantry Regiment
4.  2nd Lt. Marshall Stevens, 2nd BN – 224  Aviation Regiment

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