Wofford College
Cadets participate in many trips to historic places as part of their military history training. The surrounding area of South Carolina is known as the “ Battleground of Freedom”. Our cadets enjoy the rich military history of our county and surrounding area.

A Spartan Ranger, militiaman for the Spartan District of the SC backcountry, explains Revolutionary War tactics to students of a Wofford military history class.

Cadets participate in many trips to historic places as part of their military history training. The surrounding area of South Carolina is known as the “ Battleground of Freedom”. Our cadets enjoy the rich military history of our county and surrounding area.

“ All of the yearly events in ROTC teach you something. Whether it’s how to wear a uniform correctly, how to speak in public or how to conduct an ambush- we’re always learning. ”

Taylor S., Birmingham, AL

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.

Commissioning Ceremony

Traditionally held in Leonard Auditorium in the Old Main building receiving your commission in the US Army is one of the proudest days of your life.  You have accepted a solemn duty to defend the constitution of the United States.  You are a leader of Warriors on this day.  Families, friends, the College President and Dean as well as other distinguished guests take part in the ceremony recognizing not only your achievements on campus, but your potential to excel as an officer.

Battlefield Tours

Part of your training is learning through history.  Wofford is local to hundreds of Revolutionary War and Civil War battlefields.  We bring out the experts to enrich your education in tactics based on our nation’s previous generations.