University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
ROTC trains cadets how to receive a mission and quickly devise a plan and execute the plan with their squad. They encounter many challenges and learn to adapt their plan as needed. Cadets train in these situation several times a year to become proficient as an Army leader.

A squad leader and a team leader receive the mission that his squad will execute in less than an hour.

ROTC trains cadets how to receive a mission and quickly devise a plan and execute the plan with their squad. They encounter many challenges and learn to adapt their plan as needed. Cadets train in these situation several times a year to become proficient as an Army leader.

“ ROTC has also given me the opportunity to be a Platoon Leader during deployment for Hurricane Katrina Support and prepared me well for the experience. ”

Nicole Fischer, Kewaskum, WI

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.