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Hoschton woman becomes second lieutenant

POSTED: May 25, 2014 1:00 a.m.

Dana Marie Basso of Hoschton was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force on May 8 at Clemson University’s Tillman Hall Auditorium.

Basso is a psychology major at Clemson.

Following the commissioning ceremony, the new lieutenants participated in a Silver Dollar Salute ceremony at Military Heritage Plaza. The ceremony marks the first salute received by the new officer from an enlisted member. As a sign of mutual respect, the officer presents the enlisted member with a silver dollar.

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