Curtis Falkenstein graduates from UVA, commissioned Army lieutenant

Curtis Falkenstein graduated from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville on May 18. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in history and in Middle Eastern studies. He was a member of the University Guide Service.

A day earlier, he also was commissioned as a second lieutenant at UVA. Falkenstein will be assigned to a combat engineer unit. He is a 2010 graduate of Strasburg High School and is the son of David and Faith Falkenstein of Woodstock.