“Fighting Eagles” Battalion Color Guard Supports Eastern Washington University Graduation Ceremony

This past Saturday our Eastern Washington University (EWU) Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) “Fighting Eagles” battalion Color Guard team had the honor of presenting our nation’s colors during the two separate graduation ceremonies that day.  Both graduation ceremonies were held at a packed Spokane Arena in downtown Spokane.

EWU ROTC Color Guard prepares to present the colors during the 2019 EWU Graduation Ceremony at the Spokane Arena.

The Color Guard led the processions of students and faculty out into the Spokane Arena.  The Color Guard then presented the colors on the stage as the EWU Choir sung the national anthem.

EWU ROTC Color Guard team presents the colors during the 2019 EWU Graduation Ceremony.

EWU Color Guard is shown on the Spokane Arena jumbotron.

During the graduation ceremony 12 of our newly commissioned Second Lieutenants also received their diplomas.

2LT Tyler Bergman receives his diploma from the College of Social Sciences Associate Dean Vernon Loke while EWU President Mary Cullinan looks on.

Cadets John Howard, Bryce Stanton, Scott Hinshaw, and Kyle Stanton wait in line to receive their diplomas. 

Congratulations to all the 2019 graduates from Eastern Washington University!

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