University of Oregon
Pride in our Nation and Pride in our school comes out when U of O Cadets carry the Nations colors prior to kick-off for the Pac-10 Champion Oregon Ducks.

UO ROTC Color Guard at an Oregon Duck Football Game

Pride in our Nation and Pride in our school comes out when U of O Cadets carry the Nations colors prior to kick-off for the Pac-10 Champion Oregon Ducks.

“ There are many opportunities for cadets to hang out an have fun with each other. Whether its an awards ceremony or a ski trip to the mountains, every activity provides an opportunity for a fun and exciting experience. ”

Orlowski, Leah, Banks, OR

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.

Marauders

The Marauder Ranger Skills and Qualification Training Course (MRSQTC) is a two credit hour, free elective course, designed to increase cadet proficiency in Ranger, survival and leadership skills, as well as enhance one's performance potential at various leadership levels in Army operations. In addition to the training objectives listed, MRSQTC promotes esprit de corps within the Webfoot Warrior Battalion. Challenge yourself to higher standards! MRSQTC requirements include 16 physical training sessions, 10 technical skills training sessions and 5 leadership labs. The qualification week includes 10 events: 1) Land Navigation 2) 6-mile Ruck March 3) Written Exam 4) PT Test 5) Weapons Disassembly/Assembly 6) Knots (four) 7) Hand and Arm Signals 8)Reporting to the Board 9) Reciting Technical Information 10) All Night Patrol, each individual must achieve GOs on 9 out of the 10 events to receive a Marauder tab, certificate, and letter grade. Those who achieve less than 9 GOs will receive a certificate of participation and a letter grade

Color Gaurd

Become a member of the Army ROTC Color Guard and represent the university at all Duck sporting events and national holidays throughout the community. Members of the Color Guard are selected for their soldierly appearance and superior discipline.