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.