McDaniel College, Mount Saint Marys University, Hood College
As an SMP Cadet, CDT Malachowski gains valuable leadership skill and knowledge as an active member of the ROTC Program at McDaniel College and as a member of the Maryland Army National Guard.

Cadet Malachowski helps move the incoming freshman during move in day

As an SMP Cadet, CDT Malachowski gains valuable leadership skill and knowledge as an active member of the ROTC Program at McDaniel College and as a member of the Maryland Army National Guard.

“ Through many of the ROTC activities, I have received many leadership opportunities that has helped me as a leader in my classes and job. ”

CDT Brandy Malachowski, Baltimore, MD

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.