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Officer Programs

The South Dakota Army National Guard offers many ways for you to become an officer. These programs are an excellent opportunity to become a leader in the Guard.

Commissioned officers in the South Dakota Army National Guard hold positions of great authority. To become an Officer, you must demonstrate character attributes including integrity, courage, leadership, intelligence, the ability to make major decisions and the willingness to accept moral responsibility for your decisions.

For more information, contact 1LT Jacob Vissia 605-737-6906 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Commissioning Sources: ROTC, Officer Candidate School, West Point, and Direct Commision


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