Austin Odum, of Monroe, commissioned as a second lieutenant at UNG

DAHLONEGA, GA (01/11/2019)– In ceremonies held December 15 at the University of North Georgia, 25 graduating cadets were awarded commissions as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army or Georgia National Guard.

Austin R. Odum of Monroe, GA, earned a degree in business management and commissioned in the U.S. Army-Quartermaster Corps. Odum’s parents are Richard and Connie Odum. The new officer graduated from Loganville High School in Loganville, GA in 2012.

UNG, with more than 130 years of experience educating future leaders, is one of only six senior military colleges in the country. For more information about the university’s Corps of Cadets, visit

Positioned in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia comprises five campuses united by a single mission focused on academic excellence and academic and co-curricular programs that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. The University of North Georgia is a University System of Georgia leadership institution and is The Military College of Georgia. With more than 19,000 students, the University of North Georgia is the state’s sixth-largest public university. The university offers more than 100 programs of study ranging from certificate and associate degrees to professional doctoral programs.

This press release was prepared for Your Local News by Readmedia Newswires.

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