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Nacogdoches native, wife both commissioned as USMC 2nd lieutenants

Reagan and Rebecca Reynolds Source: WBRC Reagan and Rebecca Reynolds Source: WBRC

By Kelvin Reynolds

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - Reagan and Rebecca Reynolds' love affair started at the University of Alabama.

On Friday, they were commissioned as officers in the U.S. Marine Corps. on UA's campus.

The college sweethearts met while participating in the Platoon Leader's Class, a program for people interested in joining the Marines as an officer, and started dating soon after meeting.

The couple became engaged in Fall 2015 and got married in December 2015 during their senior year at Alabama. Now they're taking another big step in life together.

"Everyone that we've talked to has never heard of it. So I'm not saying it never happened. But it's pretty rare," 2nd Lt. Rebecca Reynolds said.

Friends and family watched as the Reynolds were commissioned as second lieutenants into the Marines.

Husband and wife Reagan and Rebecca Reynolds commissioned as 2nd Lieutenants in the US Marine Corps Fri N Tuscaloosa pic.twitter.com/bCgUgFDqR7— Kelvin Reynolds (@Fox6Kelvin) July 15, 2016

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