McLean commissioned as Army first lieutenant

Christopher McLean of Ridgefield was commissioned as a first lieutenant in the United States Army in a ceremony at the University of New Haven on Monday, May 21.

McLean, a member of the Nathan Hale Battalion of the U.S. Army Reserve Officer Training Corps, is a recent graduate of the University of Connecticut with a major in crime, law and justice.

McLean will be on active duty and has been assigned to the infantry branch.