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Colon commissioned as officer

May 7, 2014
Lehigh Acres Citizen

Amy L. Colon has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army after completing the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps program and graduating with a bachelor's degree from Florida State University.

Colon will be branched to a specific corps in the Army to serve on active duty or in the National Guard or Reserve. She will attend an officer basic course relating to her military occupational specialty/job. Afterward, Colon will complete advanced training by attending basic officer leadership courses for career progression purposes.

The ROTC curriculum prepares students with the tools, training and experiences to help cadets succeed as effective leaders in any competitive environment. Army officers serve as leaders, counselors, strategists and motivators, who lead other soldiers in all situations occurring in ever-changing environments.

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Amy L. Colon

Colon is the daughter of Loren and Orlando Colon, of Lehigh Acres.

She is a 2010 graduate of East Lee County High School.



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