Gus Saeger Of Los Alamos Commissioned U.S. Marine Corps 2nd Lieutenant

Los Alamos High School alumni Gus Saeger was commissioned Saturday as a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps in a ceremony at the USMC Base in Quantico, Va. after graduating from Officer Candidate School. Saeger graduated from the University of New Mexico in May with a Bachelor’s degree in International Studies with a concentration in Conflict, Peace and Diplomacy and a minor in Religious Studies. He is the son of Kevin and Kelly Saeger of Los Alamos. Also on hand for the ceremony were grandparents Ken and Jill Saeger, uncles Mark Saeger and Evan Schweitzer, girlfriend Andrea Alba and family friends Dave and Lynne Higdon, formerly of Los Alamos. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos High School alumni Gus Saeger has his rank insignia pinned on by his father Kevin Saeger, Saturday following his graduation from the U.S. Marine Corps Officer Candidate School in Quantico, Va. Courtesy photo

Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Gus Saeger gets his first salute Saturday from SSgt. Humphrey Riitho. Courtesy photo