Northern Illinois University
Northern Illinois University's newly commissioned 2Lt. Ally Lehman (right) salutes MSG. Dwayne Beckles (left) during the ceremony on the campus of Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois on Friday, May 12, 2017. 2Lt. Lehman is one of 10 women nationally being commissioned to the U.S. Army Infantry. U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, a retired Lieutenant Colonel and among the first Army women to fly combat missions during Operation Iraqi Freedom, was commissioned at NIU 25 years ago and was the keynote speaker of the ceremony.