ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

Wednesday, May 8, 2024
at WPI

The 2024 ROTC Commissioning Program will occur on Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at 3:00 pm in Alden Memorial. The university is proud to celebrate this important milestone with the graduating 2024 ROTC members. 

Additional information will be forthcoming in the spring. This event will be livestreamed on Youtube.

Brigadier General Andrew J. Leone


Brigadier General Andrew J. Leone


Brig. Gen. Andrew J. Leone is the Mobilization Assistant to the Military Deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia. He is responsible for assisting in research and development, test, production, product support and modernization of Air Force programs worth more than $60 billion annually. 

Brig. Gen. Leone received his commission in 1991 through the Reserve Officer Training Corps program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts. His first assignment was Acquisition Program Manager for the Air Force's Shelter Technology Office at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass. where he directed all acquisition and procurement activities for several tactical shelter programs. In 1995, Brig. Gen. Leone attended Specialized Undergraduate Navigator Training at Randolph Air Force Base, Texas. In 1996, he was assigned to the 16th Airlift Squadron, 437th Airlift Wing at Charleston AFB, South Carolina as a Wing Navigator in the Special Operations Low Level II program. He has flown combat missions supporting operations in Kosovo and Macedonia. In 2001, Brig. Gen. Leone joined the Air Force Reserve in Charleston AFB, S.C. and was assigned to 315th Wing Plans. Brig. Gen. Leone commanded the 315th Logistics Readiness Flight where he was responsible for all activities of the logistics readiness function. In 2007, he deployed to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba supporting the Defense Department's Office for the Administrative Review of the Detention of Enemy Combatants. 

Prio to his current assignment, Brig. Gen. Leone was the Mobilization Assistant to the Deputy Assistant Secretary o the Air Force for Contracting. He also served as Director of the Joint Reserve Directorate in the Office of Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering at the Pentagon. Prior to serving in OSD, Brig. Gen. Leone was the Deputy Commander of the 315th Mission Support Group, 315th Airlift Wing, Joint Base Charleston, S.C. where he provided leadership as second in command of 600+ members. 

Live Stream Available

A live stream of the ROTC Commissioning Ceremony will be available at noon EDT on Wednesday, May 8th, 2024. 


ROTC Commissioning Ceremony Program

The ROTC Commissioning Ceremony Program from the schedule of events and photos of all students commissioned is available online. 

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