June 21, 2023
Family and fate lead to two Army paths during CST
FORT KNOX, Ky., - U.S. Army 1st Regiment, Advanced Camp, Cadets participated in the chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear chamber at Fort Knox, Ky., June 14, 2023. The Cadets go through gas chamber training to learn how to properly put on their gas masks and to do so in the correct timeframe. The training helps to prepare them for a possible enemy attack in combat.
June 8, 2023
Not your average summer camp
Fort Jackson is no stranger to cadets in the Reserve Officer Training Corps, but this week it saw an influx of cadets of a different kind – more than 500 high school students arrived June 3 to participate in a six-day leadership and teamwork building opportunity called Junior ROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge. “We’re challenging them,” said retired Command Sgt. Maj. James Sypher. “We’re bringing all these kids together from different schools and none of the cadets here have any of their instructors as cadre, so it’s a great opportunity to have them share their experiences with each other and learn new things.”
May 18, 2023
CST 2023 is on the way
FORT KNOX Ky. — The days are getting longer but the wait for Army ROTC Cadet Summer Training (CST) is getting much shorter. May 31, the first Advanced Camp Cadets will arrive to Fort Knox, Ky. They will be the first group of approximately 6,300 Cadets that will complete the 35-day training event required to commission as a second lieutenant through Army ROTC.
May 7, 2023
Army JROTC Cadets 'fall in' at National Drill and Fitness Championship
Marching through sunshine and rain, over 5,000 Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) Cadets showed up on the beaches and the drill pad to put their fitness and teamwork on display at the 2023 JROTC National Drill and Fitness Championship. The competition held May 5-7 at Daytona Beach, Fla., highlights the hard work and dedication of the best JROTC teams from across the nation.
April 17, 2023
Auburn University ROTC cadets learn about branching Aviation
The U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence welcomed Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from Auburn University to the home of Army Aviation at Fort Novosel, Ala., to learn about the mission and capabilities of the Aviation branch April 14, 2023. Maj. Gen. Michael C. McCurry, USAACE and Fort Novosel commander, spoke with the cadets about the purpose of Army aviation during an officer professional development session.
February 27, 2023
USAICoE supports Tombstone High School JROTC Raider Meet and Jackson Roser Memorial Shoot
FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. — Thirty-five Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps programs from across Arizona, New Mexico, and Nevada met in southeast Arizona to participate in the “Too Tough to Die” Raider Meet and the Jackson Roser Memorial Shoot at Tombstone High School Feb. 25, in the historic city of Tombstone known most notably as being the location for the legendary western film Tombstone.
February 22, 2023
Meet Your Army: 1st. Lt. Brima Kamara
MEET YOUR ARMY: 1st. Lt. Brima Kamara FORT BRAGG, N.C. – “ I joined the Army because I wanted to give back to this country where I find myself; I look at the United States as my home now, and I believe in serving my nation.” These are the words of 1st Lt. Brima Kamara, a signal officer with the 50th Expeditionary Signal Battalion-Enhanced, 35th Corps Signal Brigade...
February 17, 2023
JROTC cadets receive the "First Team" experience
Junior Reserve Officer Corps Cadets from Hightower High School in Missouri City, were hosted by the 1st Cavalry Division so they could visit several facilities, to learn more about the day-to-day activities of Soldiers here on Fort Hood, on Feb. 10. "The young men and women that our recruiters bring into the Army Team form the bedrock of tomorrow's readiness. The First Team is committed to building trust and confidence with the American public so that young people are eager to serve and continue to safeguard American democracy," Maj. Gen. John B. Richardson IV said, the commanding general of the 1st Cavalry Division.
February 1, 2023
Leading by Example
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The Surfrider Battalion’s Ranger Challenge team competed in the 8th Brigade Army ROTC Ranger Challenge for the first time with Cadet Karsen Flom leading the way as team captain. Flom has been with her battalion’s Ranger Challenge team since freshman year at the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB). In 2020, she enrolled at UCSB after being recruited for the cheerleading team and shortly after found her calling to join Army ROTC. Flom is majoring in middle eastern studies with the plan to commission into a combat arms branch and ultimately serve as a civil affairs officer later in her Army career.