Army 2nd Lt. Timothy D. Hewitt has graduated from the Army Basic Officer Leader Course III, designed to ensure a tough, standardized, small-unit leadership experience for officers. Graduates are prepared and readied to lead small units upon arrival at their first assignment.
The focus of the course is to provide branch training related to the officer’s job/duty assignment, which includes the required skills and training qualifications to perform his/her occupational specialty duties in a field environment. Engineer leadership and digitization training are also part of the course.
Hewitt is an armor officer assigned to the 2nd Battalion 16th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Knox, Ky. He has served in the military for less than one year.
He is the son of Timothy L. Hewitt of Pagosa Springs, and Deena Wallingford of West Ridge, Norton, Kan.
The lieutenant graduated in 2003 from Pagosa Springs High School, and earned a bachelor’s degree in 2008 from Fort Lewis College.