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Servicemen and women enter the next phase of their enlistment

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Friends and family congratulated the newest officers of the United States Army Friday.

Four cadets from Armstrong Atlantic State University and Savannah State University earned their Lieutenants' bars. They worked hard to get them, but they all say it was definitely worth it.

"It feels great, it's been a long time. Four years trying to get this degree. It's been stressful, having kids it's hard, but I'm here and I feel great," said 2Lt Lennin Castellon.

It feels wonderful. It feels like a new chapter of my life is going to begin. I'm excited to see what lies ahead. Especially working in the nursing corps," said 2LT Jennifer Keim. 

Along with nursing, the new officers also studied business management, criminal justice, and biology.

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