OCS Graduation
220729-Z-FO830-1472.JPG Photo By: Sgt. Tyler O'Connell

Keystone, SD, US - U.S. Army graduating officer candidates stand before Mount Rushmore, the last time they are assembled together following their graduation at Mount Rushmore near Keystone, S.D., July 29, 2022. One hundred sixty-one candidates successfully completed phase three Officer Candidate School conducted by the South Dakota Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 196th Regiment (Regional Training Institute). The ceremony signifies their readiness to become officers in the U.S. Army. (U.S. Army National Guard photo composite illustration by Sgt. Tyler O’Connell)


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