Appalachian State University
Paintball guns are often used during training to make conditions more realistic. If a Cadet is faced with being hit by a paintball it better instills the tactics taught in the class room.

Cadets participate in a squad exercise.

Paintball guns are often used during training to make conditions more realistic. If a Cadet is faced with being hit by a paintball it better instills the tactics taught in the class room.

“ ROTC is a great opportunity to develop physical and mental discipline, self-confidence, and amazing life-long friendships that will all help support you through college and beyond. ”

Amber Racey,Greensboro, NC

STARTING YOUR CAREER

After you graduate from college, you will be commissioned as a Second Lieutenant. Your career as an Officer will be just beginning, and you'll find a variety of interesting Officer career fields, called branches, in the Army. Once you choose your Army branch, you will embark on specialized training.

Learn about Branches and Specialties on GoArmy.com

THE ARMY: IT'S WHAT YOU MAKE IT

Upon completion of Officer branch training and a first assignment, Army Officers may pursue additional specialized training and post-graduate education opportunities. You will most likely be assigned to advanced leadership positions and to staff positions. Also, you may develop doctrine, teach military tactics or serve as advisors.