In the final stretch, some members of the Iowa State University ROTC hurry down a lane at the Maple-Willow-Larch parking lot on Wednesday, Jan. 28. The Cyclone Battalion divided into four groups for the team-building exercise that put the members in a high-stress situation. This group looped around the east side of campus, carrying various … Continue reading High-stress team work
Teams of cadets volunteered to teach courses, as 12 to 17-year-old scouts rotated through. Classes in the Armory covered land navigation, signaling, first aid and personal hygiene. Outdoor classes in Pammel Woods covered fire and shelter building and water and food procurement. Sparse snow and a 48-degree high made for a different training than previous years.
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.
By Mackensie Moore, firstname.lastname@example.org 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