SPRINGFIELD, IL (09/24/2013)(readMedia)-- Five Soldiers were sworn into the Illinois Army National Guard at the opening ceremony at a WWE event Sept. 22 at the Prairie Capitol Convention Center in Springfield, Ill.

Lt. Col. Mark Alessia of Sherman, Ill., the commander of the Illinois National Guard's Recruiting and Retention Command in Springfield, Ill., administered the oath of military service to Pfc. Allison Hoffman of Quincy, Ill., Pvt. Bradley Wagner of Sherman, Ill., Spc. Eilleen Figueroa of Decatur, Ill., Pvt. Joshua Mort of Springfield, Ill., and Pvt. Ian Mundstock of Litchfield, Ill.

The five new Soldiers will go to serve in units throughout the state.