August 22, 2017
Mission accomplished: Grad goes from FMU to U.S. Army officer
August 22, 2017 – In life, there are many ways to get from point a to point b. The same can be said of a career in the military. There are multitudes of ways to go from civilian to an officer in the field.
Jeffrey Tucker took one of the more difficult approaches, but one that he knows has paid off.
As one of the top cadets in Francis Marion University’s ROTC program, Tucker was commissioned as an active-duty officer in the U.S. Army after graduating.
For four years, Tucker lived his life dedicated to his goal of graduating college and becoming an officer in the U.S. Army. Pushing himself physically with morning runs at 5 a.m., and mentally, eventually graduating as one of the top students in his class.
It wasn’t easy, but with the help of FMU, Tucker took his dream of becoming an officer in the U.S. Army and made it a reality. For those following in his footsteps, the path has been cleared. It’s a matter of deciding to go from point a to point b.