Tucker newly appointed Clemson Second Lieutenant

CLEMSON – Oliver Bernard Tucker of Winnsboro is a newly appointed Second Lieutenant.

On May 20th, Clemson University’s Army and Air Force ROTC units held a joint online ceremony to commission fifty Second Lieutenants. Twenty-five students received commissions into the U.S. Army, and twenty-five students received commissions into the U.S. Air Force.

Tucker also participated in a Silver Dollar Salute ceremony in a smaller video teleconference with family and friends. It marks the first salute received by the officer from an enlisted member. As a sign of mutual respect, the officer presents the enlisted member with a silver dollar.

Tucker’s major is Biological Sciences.