Maj. Gen. Lawrence Haskins, commander of the California Army National Guard, will be the guest speaker for the Fresno State Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony at 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 18, at the Satellite Student Union. Haskins provides oversight and guidance to the soldiers of the California Army National Guard, a force of more than 15,000.

Fresno State’s Army ROTC Bulldog Battalion will promote 14 graduating cadets to U.S. Army second lieutenant during its Spring Commissioning Ceremony that celebrates graduating seniors. The commissioning event is free to guests and open to the public.

The Fresno State Army ROTC is a program administered through the Department of Military Science and Leadership by Maj. Ivan Miller. INFO: Nancy Kobata, administrative support coordinator, at 559.278.2887 or at