Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

March 31, 2014

Danville man earns marine commission


Hendricks County Flyer

---- — Robert Allen LaGrange of Danville recently graduated from Marine Corps Officer Candidates School and was commissioned a second lieutenant at Marine Corps Base Quantico in Quantico, Va.

LaGrange graduated from Danville Community High School in 2005. He attended the University of Indianapolis, earning a bachelor of science degree in chemistry.

In 2013, LaGrange graduated from Purdue University with a master of science degree in agricultural economics.

Prior to attending OCS, he worked for Dow AgroSciences.

LaGrange will continue his officer leadership training at The Basic School, Marine Corps Base Quantico. Upon completion of TBS, he will continue specialized training in his assigned Military Occupational Specialty.