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Orton becomes commissioned officer
Senior Chief Petty Officer Michael J. Orton, Jr., son of Michael Orton of Franklin, Tennessee and Janet Orton of Woodbury, Tennessee, and a graduate of Dekalb County High School in 2003, has been accepted in the United States Navy Enlisted Commissioning Program and will become a Navy Limited Duty Officer, embarking on his new career as a Commissioned Officer as an Ensign. A distinguished ceremony will be held to mark this event on July 27th, 2017, at Tuna Harbor Park in San Diego, California. In the Navy, an Officer who has been promoted up from the ranks of Navy enlisted personnel through an in-service procurement program, with no interruption of his/her active duty status, is a Mustang.