Daniel Lavoy commissioned to U.S. Army Reserve

One UW-Eau Claire student from Colfax has been commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserve.

Daniel Lavoy of Colfax, an athletic training major, joined the 409th Medical Company as a medical services officer in the U.S. Army Reserve when the cadets and cadre of the Northwoods Battalion of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corp (ROTC) held a winter commissioning ceremony, Friday, December 20, in the UW-Eau Claire L. E. Philips Recital Hall.

Lavoy will be stationed at Madison.

A total of three UW-Eau Claire students who successfully completed the requirements for their academic degree programs and the ROTC program were commissioned and also included Joshua Sprunk from Fall Creek, who will join A Company, FSC 724th Engineer Battalion as a transportation officer in the Wisconsin National Guard and will be stationed at Hayward. Isaiah Eaton, a chemistry major from Hartford, will join the 479th Chemical Battalion of the U.S. Army Reserve as a chemical officer and will be stationed at Fort Totten, New York.

LTC K. Dave Pindell Jr., chair of the Department of Military Science and commander of the Northwoods Battalion of the Army ROTC, conducted the ceremony.