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Gustavo A. Caruso has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army after successfully completing the Army ROTC and graduating with a bachelor's degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu.
The new officer will be branched to a specific corps in the Army to serve on active duty or in the National Guard or Reserve. The lieutenant will attend an officer basic course relating to his particular military occupational specialty/job. Afterward, Caruso will complete advanced training by attending basic officer leadership courses for career progression purposes.
The ROTC curriculum prepares students with the tools, training and experiences to help them succeed as effective leaders in any competitive environment. Army officers serve as leaders, counselors, strategists and motivators, who lead other soldiers in all situations occurring in ever-changing environments. As trained problem-solvers, key influencers and planners, they are driven to achieve success with their team on every mission.
Caruso will be assigned at Schofield Barracks, Oahu, Hawaii.
He is the son of Gustavo A. and Xiomara Caruso of Hinesville.

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