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Alexander W. Sands has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Army after successfully completing the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program and graduating with a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University in Tallahassee.
He will be branched to a specific corps in the Army to serve on active duty or in the Army National Guard or Army Reserve and will attend an officer basic course relating to his particular military occupational specialt y/job. After ward, the officer will complete advanced training by attending basic officer leadership courses for career progression purposes.
T h e ROTC c u r r i c u l u m prepares students with the tools, training and experiences to help cadets succeed as effective leaders in any competitive environment. Army officers serve as leaders, counselors, strat- egists and motivators, who lead other soldiers in all situations occurring in everchanging environments. As trained problem-solvers, key influencers and planners, they are driven to achieve success with their team on every mission.
Sands is the son of Pamela H. and Richard J. Sands of Jupiter.
He is a graduate of Jupiter High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in 2017 from FSU.