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ROTC graduates enter leadership roles

Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. in the South Ballroom, the cadets concluded their ROTC journeys and began new ones as commissioned second lieutenants in the United States Army.

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Iowa State’s Army ROTC takes on water survival test

Iowa State’s Army ROTC Cadets were tested in several water survival situations on Nov. 19 at Beyer Hall. Cadets were challenged to tread water in full gear, carry equipment over a distance in water and be lunged from a platform into deep water.

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Cadet Tan Thai featured in Hrvatski Vojnik (Croation Soldier Magazine)

Cadets in Training Examination periods have passed, and the cadet Pere Knezevic, instead of a well-deserved vacation in his native Zadar, with riot gear, barely noticeable in dense vegetation on Gasince, in anticipation of the “enemy” attack. Not far away, cadet Ana Luketic, on the other hand Tan Thai, a fellow of the American military. … Continue reading Cadet Tan Thai featured in Hrvatski Vojnik (Croation Soldier Magazine)

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ROTC seniors to be commissioned into the military

By Mackensie Moore, mackensie.moore@iowastatedaily.com TownNews.com After graduation this weekend, many students will begin their job search or will start their careers. But after ROTC students graduate, they must first be commissioned into the military to begin their careers. On Saturday, each ROTC program will hold their own Commissioning Ceremony to honor the seniors of each … Continue reading ROTC seniors to be commissioned into the military

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ROTC by the numbers: Summer recap

By Matthew Rezab, matthew.rezab@iowastatedaily.com 88: number of separate Army ROTC events 70-plus: percentage of cadets that participated in training all around the world. 31: number of cadets who attended the Leader Development Assessment Course at Fort Knox. 26: number of cadets who were selected for and participated in the Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency Program … Continue reading ROTC by the numbers: Summer recap

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Leading Women: Female cadets stand out in Army ROTC’s leadership course

By Matthew Rezab, matthew.rezab@iowastatedaily.com TownNews.com Megan Ripperger may have spent 29 days at Fort Knox, Ky., but she wasn’t protecting any gold. Instead, the senior in dietetics was one of the 19 ISU Army ROTC cadets to earn an excellence rating at the Leader Development and Assessment Course. The 61 percent excellence rating earned Iowa … Continue reading Leading Women: Female cadets stand out in Army ROTC’s leadership course