An officer and a School of Dentistry scholar
Navy Lieut. Raza P. Beg of New York, left, hears Miles Backstrom of Tupelo as he recites the enlistment oath to join the U.S. Navy June 24 in front of the School of Dentistry building.
An incoming first-year dental student, Backstrom received a Naval scholarship to attend the School of Dentistry. Upon graduation from the school, he will become an enlisted officer in the U.S. Navy.