By VICKEY MOUZE
U.S. Army Cadet Command Public Affairs Office
As a senior Army ROTC cadet attending the University of Louisville, Blaine Hedges set a goal for himself—he would strive to become the best platoon leader possible.
Getting an assignment as a brigade commander was not even in his thoughts.
“I just didn’t think that far out as to the future, seeing myself as a colonel, or a brigade commander. That was pretty high up there for me,” he said. “And, now here I am.”