Zoom commissioning – December 15, 2020
The University of Colorado Boulder Army ROTC Department Commissioned another Cadet on Tuesday, December 15th during the end of the 2020 fall semester. The ceremony was held via a Zoom Webinar Meeting with the Cadre members conducting their portion of the ceremony in the Army ROTC Cadet Lounge while keeping to the CU COVID-19 distancing protocols.
Captain Tavon Cooper lead the ceremony with the opening remarks and the Pledge of Allegiance. Lieutenant Colonel Mark Van Gelder followed with some kind words regarding CDT Malsam and his diligence and commitment here at CU’s Army ROTC.
CDT Malsam was sworn in with the Oath of Office by Major Joshua James to become a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army.
2LT Matthew Malsam is from Gering, Nebraska, majored in Mechanical Engineering and commissioned into the Aviation Branch.
Congratulations to our new Second Lieutenant. May your new experiences with the U.S. Army be as rich and fulfilling as they were here at CU-Boulder.