Through Struggle and Strife, Women of West Point Carve out a Military Legacy
It was during Tamara Kisinger-Yolo 's plebe year, in 1998, when she first decided to compete in the Sandhurst Military Skills Competition. The structure of the event was different then, lasting only a day.
While balancing her academic responsibilities and preparation for the competition, she would come across a male cadet that would voice his opinions about females in the military.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Army ROTC is widely regarded as the best leadership course in the world. Opportunities for specialized training are available, giving Army Cadets exciting, challenging, experiences that most people never get.
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