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Cadets are the lifeblood of the ROTC program, for they are the future, the future warrior-leaders of the United States Army, and they are normal people just like everyone else, a cross-section of America, with personal experiences that range from Iraq to the Ivy League and everything in between.

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Cadets are the lifeblood of the ROTC program, for they are the future, the future warrior-leaders of the United States Army, and they are normal people just like everyone else, a cross-section of America, with personal experiences that range from Iraq to the Ivy League and everything in between.

Cadet Jordan Wade

MS III

Home Town: Olathe, Kansas

Prior Military Experience: Cadet Wade was an information systems analyst, MOS25D, attached to the 50/45th Garrison Support Unit located at Fort Sill,Oklahoma. He is considering a career in the military.

Academic Major: Management, Information Systems

Desired Branch: Signal Corps

Reason For Joining: 'I joined for the educational opportunities offered by the Army and to gain maturity.'

Cadet Christopher Butler

MS III

Home Town: Panama, Oklahoma

Prior Military Experience: Cadet Butler was an infantryman, MOS code 11B,serving with B CO 180th Battalion, 45th Infantry Regiment, Oklahoma NationalGuard. While serving he was deployed to the Sinai Peninsula on a peacekeeping mission. Cadet Butler is also air assault qualified, having attended the school. He hopes to make a career in the National Guard.

Academic Major: Zoology and Biomedicine

Desired Branch: Infantry

Reason For Joining: 'I joined the National Guard to help my community and my country.'

Cadet Susan White

MS III

Home Town: Fayetteville, North Carolina

Prior Military Experience: Cadet White was a linguist, MOS code 98G, who served with the 66th Military Intelligence Group stationed at Darmstadt, Germany. Sheis a graduate of the Defense Language Institute in Monterrey, California and speaks fluent Persian-Farsi and Spanish. She hopes for a career in the NationalGuard.

Academic Major: Master's Degree, Human Relations

Desired Branch: Medical Service Corps

Reason For Joining: 'I joined for adventure.'