Marshall University
Cadets of present and past come together for the Annual Military Ball. The Ball is a culminating event recognizing accomplishment of the Cadet classes.

The Thundering Herd ROTC Alumni Ball

Cadets of present and past come together for the Annual Military Ball. The Ball is a culminating event recognizing accomplishment of the Cadet classes.

“ Marshall Army ROTC’s special events allow students to build friendships. Spending time together outside of class has made a lasting impression on my life. ”

A Senior Marshall University ROTC Cadet,White Sulfur Springs, WV

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.

The Homecoming Parade Color Guard

The Thundering Herd leads the way!  MU ROTC Color Guard was the lead element for Marshall’s Homecoming parade.  This is Huntington’s largest parade.

Commissioning Ceremony – May 2005

The Commissioning ceremony is the defining moment for an ROTC Cadet.  It is the culmination of several years of hard work, dedication, and perseverance to attain the coveted gold Bars of a Second Lieutenant. 

Field Leaders’ Reaction Course

Cadets and students test their problem solving skills and come together as a team to negotiate obstacles during the Field Leaders’ Reaction Course Lab.