Son of Potsdam woman commissioned as lieutenant in U.S. Army
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 5:25 pm

POTSDAM -- Jacob Kidwell has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army after successfully completing the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps program and graduating with a bachelor's degree from West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.Va.Lt. Kidwell

Kidwell is the son of Margot Kidwell of Potsdam and Michael Kidwell of Charles Town, W.Va.

Kidwell will be in a specific corps in the Army to serve on active duty or in the Army National Guard or Army Reserve. He will attend an officer basic course relating to his or her particular military occupational specialty/job. Afterward, the officer will complete advanced training by attending basic officer leadership courses for career progression purposes.