Georgia Southern University
Cadets prepare to take a ride on a CH-47 to conduct a recon of the university’s football field. The ROTC department coordinates for the Ft. Bragg parachute team to jump into the Homecoming game.

Cadets are given a ride in a CH-47 helicopter.

Cadets prepare to take a ride on a CH-47 to conduct a recon of the university’s football field. The ROTC department coordinates for the Ft. Bragg parachute team to jump into the Homecoming game.

“ I never realized how close of a bond I would make with other college students until I joined ROTC. We are like brothers and sisters. ”

Brown, C, Atlanta, GA

RANGER CHALLENGE

The Ranger Challenge is an opportunity for schools to "compete" with each other completing military tasks. In addition to a written examination where Cadets test their Army knowledge, there are physical fitness drills and field exercises. Battalions leave a Ranger Challenge with stronger bonds and sharper skills.

PERSHING RIFLES

The National Society of Pershing Rifles gives Army ROTC Cadets the opportunity to develop to the highest degree possible. Cadets can take part in precision trick rifle drill teams that provide them with the outstanding traits of leadership, military bearing and discipline.

Commissioning Ceremony

Twice a year, several cadets are commissioned into the United States Armyduring ceremonies held on each campus. Families, friends, University Presidentsand other distinguished guests take part in the commissioning as well as theceremonial.