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C of O Grad Commissioned as Marine Officer

By: Luke Treat
Posted: Wednesday, February 12, 2014

POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. – A C of O alum is now officially an officer in the Marine Corps.

Lt. Daniel Keech was commissioned into the United State Marine Corps during a private ceremony at The Keeter Center over the weekend. Keech began Officer Candidate School in 2011, before he graduated from College of the Ozarks in 2013.

Keech’s older brother, Christopher is also a Lieutenant but in serves in the U.S. Navy.

Captain Daniel Webber, a recruiting officer out of Springfield, conducted the ceremony before friends, family, and college officials on Saturday.