Kevin and Jacob Harstad, twin sons of Bill and Roxanne Harstad of Otsego, both commissioned as officers Dec. 16: Kevin into the Army National Guard in Minneapolis, and Jacob into the Air Force in Grand Forks, N.D. They were both 2007 graduates of Rogers High School.
Kevin graduated from the ROTC program at the University of St. Thomas with a bachelor’s degree in business and was active in many college organizations. He recently started a management training position with Hollister where he was recruited. He will continue to serve in the Guard for a minimum of eight more years.
Jacob graduated from the ROTC program at the University of North Dakota with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. He was selected for a pilot position and is moving onto base in Florida with new wife, Katy, this month to begin training.