2nd Lt. Quinn Carlson shakes the hand of Defense Secretary James Mattis at the U.S. Military Academy graduation ceremony on May 27, 2017. (Contributed photo)

2nd Lt. Quinn Carlson shakes the hand of Defense Secretary James Mattis at the U.S. Military Academy graduation ceremony on May 27, 2017. (Contributed photo)

Mukilteo brothers rise through ranks in Army service

Reggie Carlson graduated July 21 from the U.S. Army Logistics Captains’ Career Course in Fort Lee, Virginia. He is now serving as a captain with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command at U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern in Kaiserslautern, Germany.

Carlson is a 2008 Kamiak High School graduate and 2013 West Point alumnus.

Meanwhile, his brother, Quinn Carlson, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on May 27. Carlson graduated from Kamiak High School in 2012.

Quinn Carlson concentrated his West Point studies in systems engineering and graduated fourth in his class. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant and is currently training at Fort Benning, Georgia, in the Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course before moving on to Army Ranger School.

In 2018, he is scheduled to report for his first assignment to the 173rd Airborne Brigade, known as the “Sky Soldiers,” in Vicenza, Italy.

The brothers’ parents are Rob and Lisa Carlson of Mukilteo.

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