University of Texas at El Paso
The UTEP ROTC Color Guard participates in numerous ROTC and UTEP activities. The Color Guard will present the colors in the Military Ball, UTEP home football and basketball games, and usually participates in several parades (Homecoming, Veteran’s Day, Sun Carnival).

Miner Color Guard

The UTEP ROTC Color Guard participates in numerous ROTC and UTEP activities. The Color Guard will present the colors in the Military Ball, UTEP home football and basketball games, and usually participates in several parades (Homecoming, Veteran’s Day, Sun Carnival).

“ ROTC have giving me the opportunity to serve as color guard for all UTEP events and nationwide. One of the main events ROTC has giving me to be a part of, is the Army Ten Miler run in our nations’ capital. ROTC has giving me the opportunity to be part of an extended family were I have developed leadership, teamwork and create communication skills. ”

Cadet Alexander Greenman, El Paso, Texas

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.

Bataan Death March (Marathon)

This event consists of a 26-mile road march through the desert of southernNew Mexico at White Sands Missile Range.  An initiative started by oursister ROTC battalion at New Mexico State the competition is conducted in honorof the men that fought, died and survived the Japanese occupation of thePhilippines during WWII. Teams will be organized and training for this annualevent will begin during each spring semester.  UTEP has a fine traditionof participating in this event.