New York Army National Guard 2nd Lt. Matthew Hofbauer receives his officer's rank from his parents, Thomas and Maria Hofbauer during his commissioning at Camp Smith, N.Y. August 29, 2020. Ten new officers were pinned their second lieutenant shoulder boards by family members during the 106th Regional Training Institutes Officer Candidate School graduation. The OCS graduation ceremony is an event for officer candidates to take their Oath of Office and commission as new second lieutenants. (U.S Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Pietrantoni)