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The culmination of ROTC is receiving your gold bar and the title Second Lieutenant

Seniors pose at Military Ball

The culmination of ROTC is receiving your gold bar and the title Second Lieutenant

“ I’ve always wanted to serve in the military, but I also know I need a degree. With ROTC, I can do both. This program brings out the best in oneself. In ROTC, you get to be a regular college student and also area able to participate in all kinds of unique activities. These activities have included weapons marksmanship, Ranger Challenge competition team, Blackhawk helicopter flights, Red Leg Society, and Color Guards. ”

Wesley W.,Fleming, OH

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.