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  • Thousands take part in JROTC 100th Anniversary 5K run

    Apr 25, 2016

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (April 23, 2016) -- More than 100 local Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) Cadets from local programs came out to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of JROTC by taking part in a 5K run marking the occasion.

  • "One Team" ohana says A hui kaua to USARPAC CoS

    Apr 22, 2016

    After 10 months of serving as the Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army Pacific, the "One Team" family gets ready to say good-bye to Maj. Gen. Christopher Hughes.

  • ROTC Cadets Fly to Glory with 10th CAB

    Apr 20, 2016

    Approximately 64 Army Cadets from Niagara University and Canisius College flew out of Niagara University to Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield, Apr. 14, to conduct their annual Joint Leadership Field Training Exercise (JLFX) at Fort Drum.

  • ROTC celebrates 100th birthday at Clemson

    Apr 15, 2016

    The Clemson University Reserve Officers' Training Corps celebrated the ROTC's 100th anniversary Friday, April 14. The ceremony named former outstanding cadets as patrons to each training unit, and named two outstanding former Army cadets - retired Lt. Gen. Gene Blackwell and retired Col. Ben Skardon - to the Clemson ROTC Hall of Fame.

  • Best of the best contend at Army JROTC National Drill and Ceremony competition

    Apr 11, 2016

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 9, 2016) -- The sounds of cadence calling and marching feet filled the Kentucky International Convention Center this past weekend as more than 2,300 hundred Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) Cadet from the across the country converged on the center for the Army JROTC National Drill and Ceremony competition April 9.

  • Cadet performs at Army JROTC National Drill and Ceremony competition for audience of one

    Apr 11, 2016

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 9, 2016) -- Crowds cheered on the thousands of Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) Cadets during the Army JROTC National Drill and Ceremony competition at the Kentucky International Convention Center April 9, but Cadet Angel Martinez, from Hubbard High School in Chicago, was performing for an audience of one -- his mother who recently passed away.

  • Alaska governor proclaims April JROTC Month

    Apr 7, 2016

    Fairbanks, Alaska. (March 30, 2016) -- Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) programs across Alaska were recently recognized by Alaska Governor Bill Walker with an executive proclamation naming April JROTC Month.

  • FORSCOM, TRADOC hold senior leader summit

    Mar 9, 2016

    Senior Commanders and Command Sergeants Major from U.S. Army Forces Command, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Army Installation Management Command, the Army National Guard and Army Reserve met March 8 at Fort Bragg, N.C., for an remarkable symposium to collaborate and synchronize key Army initiatives and critical topics affecting Soldiers and Families, and "Shaping The Future Force."

  • Army senior leader touts ROTC 100th anniversary

    Mar 4, 2016

    More than 150 junior and senior Army JROTC students filed in to the Military and Global Leadership Academy campus to hear advice from one of the Army's highest ranking officers, Feb. 26.

  • Furnishings Program fills cadet barracks

    Mar 1, 2016

    Two contracts, valued at more than $5.8 million, filled more than 400 rooms in 14 buildings at Cadet Command , Fort Knox, Kentucky, with the beds and mattresses, chests, wardrobes, lounge furnishings for dayrooms, and washers and dryers for laundry rooms

  • Former Army Chiefs of Staff share lessons learned with Cadets

    Feb 26, 2016

    Fort Leavenworth, Kansas (Feb. 25, 2016) -- Between the two of them Gen. George Casey and Gen. Peter Schoomaker, both retired former Chiefs of Staff of the Army, have more than 75 years of experience as officers in the Army, and Cadets attending the George C. Marshall Awards and Leadership Seminar took advantage of all of that experience during a panel discussion with the former CSAs Feb. 23.

  • George C. Marshall attendees get leadership advice from Army's top ranks

    Feb 25, 2016

    Fort Leavenworth, Kansas (Feb. 24, 2016) -- The more than 300 Army Cadets who attended the George C. Marshall Awards and Leadership Seminar Feb. 22-24 were privileged to be mentored by their leadership -- from Cadet Command leadership to current and former top leadership of the Army.

  • New Mexico State University honors MICC commanding general

    Feb 23, 2016

    The commanding general for the Mission and Installation Contracting Command was inducted into the New Mexico State University Army ROTC Alumni Honor Company during a recognition dinner here Feb. 5

  • 80th TC SHARP office empowers civilian counterparts

    Feb 21, 2016

    If a sexual assaulted victim ends up at the emergency room of a Richmond area hospital, chances are the hospital will call a victim advocate affiliated with The Regional Hospital Accompaniment Response Team to help that victim.

  • Cadet Command announces 2015 MacArthur Award winners

    Feb 16, 2016

    Fort Knox, Ky. (Feb. 16, 2016) -- The U.S. Army Cadet Command announced today the eight winners of the MacArthur Awards for the school year 2014-2015.

  • All-American Bowl VIP

    Jan 9, 2016

  • Cadet Command awards scholarship during All-American Bowl

    Jan 9, 2016

  • Cadets Marshals at the All American-Bowl

    Jan 8, 2016

  • Past meets present

    Jan 7, 2016

  • Cadet Command NCO of the Year shares experiences

    Jan 7, 2016

  • Army ROTC Cadet Summer Training graduates last regiment for 2015

    Aug 14, 2015

    The CST commandant assesses how Cadet Command executed all its summer training courses for cadets.

  • Army Reserve Medical Component is a driving force at Cadet Summer Training

    Jun 11, 2015

    Reserve soldiers provide medical support for thousands

  • Fort Carson Soldiers provide training to future Army officers

    Jun 8, 2015

    Reserve Soldiers are contributing across the entire spectrum of operations required to execute Cadet Summer Training successfully.

  • Army Reserve to support Cadet Summer Training

    Jun 5, 2015

    Reserve Soldiers play crucial role in ensuring mission success

  • Army Reserve supports Cadet Summer Training

    Jun 5, 2015

    Almost 1600 of the nearly 5000 instructors for CST are Army Reservists.

  • Cadet Command has a New Brigadier General

    Jun 5, 2015

    Brian J. Mennes, 1988 graduate of the United States Military Academy, became Brig. Gen. Brian J. Mennes in a ceremony this afternoon in the Pentagon.

  • Cadet Summer Training Prepares "Leaders for Life"

    Jun 4, 2015

    Cadet Summer Training opens as the first wave of nearly 9,000 Army ROTC cadets, and more than 4,500 instructors, settle into Fort Knox.

  • Educators jump with Golden Knights-offers opportunity to spend time with Soldiers

    Jun 4, 2015

    The opportunity to interact with Soldiers, like those represented by the Golden Knights, gives members of communities not located near Army installations a chance to see who a Soldier really is. It also gives them a chance to hear from that Soldier on why they are Soldiers, and what it is he or she really does. Cadet Command's 7th Brigade hosted the U.S. Army Golden Knights May 27-29 on Fort Knox's Brooks Parade Field. This opportunity gave community, leaders and educators associated the 7th Brigade area a chance to spend quality time with Army Soldiers.

  • Cadet Command's 1st Brigade changes leadership

    May 20, 2015

    Col. Daniel Kelley and Command Sgt. Maj. Kenny Clayborn take over the brigade whose 11 proggrams commission nearly 650 new lieutenants every year.

  • Top Army ROTC programs win MacArthur Awards

    May 20, 2015

    The top programs in each of the Command's eight brigades are honored for their performances during the 2013-14 school year.

  • Cadet Command presents 2015 Awards of Excellence

    May 19, 2015

    U.S. Army Cadet Command recognized 12 individuals for their contribution to preparing the next generation of Army leaders.

  • Marion alum commissions new officers

    May 13, 2015

    MARION, Ala. -- Major General Clark LeMasters returned to his alma mater May 9 to commission 29 Marion Military Institute cadets into the United States Army. Thirty-three years ago he stood in their shoes and repeated the same oath of office. Today, he is the Army Materiel Command's deputy chief of staff for operations.

  • Army ROTC cadets supports Tripler blood donor program

    May 12, 2015

    Every semester, the University of Hawaii Army ROTC program supports the Armed Services Blood Program by sponsoring a blood drive. As many as 50 cadets started lining up as early as 6:30 a.m. eager to donate.

  • Recruiting challenges among discussions at annual CASA conference

    May 8, 2015

    The state of Army recruiting was a major topic during the annual Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army Conference in Huntsville, Alabama, May 5.

  • Gen. Dennis Via commissions nine VSU cadets

    May 1, 2015

    PETERSBURG, Va. -- Gen. Dennis L. Via, commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, swore in nine new U.S. Army officers in Virginia State University's (VSU) ROTC Commissioning ceremony on May 1.

  • Quilts of Valor: 9th JROTC cadets honor Soldiers for sacrifices

    Apr 30, 2015

    Cadets with Ansbach Middle/High School's 9th Junior ROTC Battalion presented quilts to 15 Soldiers from the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade during the March 26 "Quilts of Valor" ceremony at the school.

  • JROTC runs the roads of JBM-HH during 99th anniversary run

    Apr 30, 2015

    Close to 300 instructors and cadets called cadence and ran through the streets of the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall April 25 during the 2015 JROTC 5K Anniversary Run.

  • First Army general, Laci Green, team up to educate on sexual assault, rape prevention at University

    Apr 22, 2015

    Iowa City, Iowa -- Maj. Gen. Paul M. Benenati, First Army deputy commanding general for support, educated students about sexual assault at the Y Factor Campus and Community Summit on Sexual Assault Prevention at the University of Iowa here on April 22. "We are trying to get after the problem," said Benenati. "We have a long way to go. We have got to find a way to change the culture. This is only successful if we take a system-wide approach."

  • Corps of Engineers Partners with Punahou JROTC to Clean Up Waikiki Beach as Part of Earth Month 2015

    Apr 15, 2015

    More than 40 volunteers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with local JROTC students and others to clean up Waikiki Beach April 11 as part of Earth Month 2015.

  • SHARP workshop invites military, academia to share best practices

    Apr 6, 2015

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center leaders welcomed local military and academia representatives to the Presidio of Monterey for a two-day Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention workshop recently.

  • Performance expert: Leaders should foster culture of fitness

    Apr 6, 2015

    Today, 43,000 Soldiers are not ready to deploy because they are either not physically or mentally fit. That is 13.5 brigades worth of unready Soldiers, Col. Deydre Teyhen told an audience of 300 ROTC and U.S. Military Academy cadets on Fort Leavenworth, Kan., March 31.

  • Milley tells cadets what it takes to be winners

    Apr 2, 2015

    Clearly dating himself, Gen. Mark A. Milley told 300 ROTC and U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., cadets, March 31, that his childhood hero was Green Bay Packers' winning football coach, Vince Lombardi.

  • Cadet asks general Via how Army supports minorities

    Mar 31, 2015

    How does the Army provide support to minorities against the backdrop of a good old boys' network, a cadet asked Gen. Dennis L. Via during the George C. Marshall Awards and Leadership Seminar on Fort Leavenworth, Kan., March 30.

  • Commander: Outfoxing wily, evil foe tall order

    Mar 31, 2015

    The enemy can adapt more readily than we can," and a reason they can do so is "they're native to ambiguous environments," said Lt. Gen. Bob Brown, commander of the Combined Arms Center, as he addressed 300 ROTC and U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., cadets on Fort Leavenworth, Kan., March 31.

  • Perkins speaks to future Army leaders

    Mar 30, 2015

    The number one metric of leader success is how your subordinates regard you, Gen. David C. Perkins told some 300 ROTC and U.S. Military Academy cadets.

  • University of Arizona cadets get field professional development

    Mar 30, 2015

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- University of Arizona cadets begin to move out after reviewing a mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle on March 27, as part of field training exercise here. Observing the cadets are Col. Ray Compton (center right), commander of the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground (USAEPG), who provided the MRAP and Lt. Col. Dale Barnett (right) the senior instructor for the Univ. of Arizona Army ROTC Professor of Military Science. The MRAP display was part of an officer development program session that Compton provided before the cadets departed for the ruck march. USAEPG is the Army designated developmental tester for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems.

  • Cadets benefit from resiliency training

    Mar 27, 2015

    Susannah Knust, Fort Campbell Master Resilience Trainer--Performance Expert, is leading the training. Participants include all first-year Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets at Fort Campbell High School, which includes some 80 students. Most are freshmen, but there is a mixture of grade levels.

  • Columbia JROTC cadets receive annual honors

    Mar 24, 2015

    Columbia High senior Brianna Green was holding an armful of certificates after her school's ninth annual JROTC awards day program March 18. "Congratulations, young lady," Dr. Jennifer Garrett, Columbia's former principal, told her. "Way to step up to be the best." More than 40 awards were presented to many of the 180 Army JROTC cadets in the Eagle Battalion.

  • Pershing Rifles meet in Richmond

    Mar 20, 2015

    More than 400 college ROTC and high school JROTC cadets from across the country gathered at the Greater Richmond Convention Center on March 14 for the 2015 John J. Pershing Memorial Drill Competition.

  • Careers, capabilities showcased for JROTC cadets

    Mar 19, 2015

    They may not have their high school diplomas or even their driver's licenses yet, but they are leaders in their own right.

  • Army ROTC Cadet from Austin Peay State University selected as Cadet Marshall for U.S. Army Combine

    Jan 12, 2015

    Cadet Andrew Shriver, a political science major at Austin Peay State University, accepted an Army ROTC mission during the school's winter break, a time traditionally reserved for celebrating the holidays.

  • Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers looks to Army ROTC for future partnership

    Jan 9, 2015

    One man's mission to have an impact on the next generation of leaders has led him to view the Army as an opportunity to develop more leaders among the Asian heritage community.

  • Mentorship group meets with Army leaders at All-American Bowl

    Jan 5, 2015

    Army leaders gathered in San Antonio at the All-American Bowl last week to discuss recruiting and retention.

  • Cadet Command names top 10 cadets on the national Order of Merit List

    Nov 21, 2014

    U.S. Army Cadet Command has named the top 10 Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) Cadets on its FY 2015 national Order of Merit List (OML).

  • Seven Army generals talk leadership with ROTC cadets

    Nov 14, 2014

    Howard University recently hosted eight senior Army leaders and more than 300 Army Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets, as part of cadet mentoring and professional development.

  • JROTC Raider National compares to other extreme sport races

    Nov 10, 2014

    Forty nine schools and 87 teams from across the United States met at the Gerald Lawhorn Scouting Base, located an hour south of Atlanta, for the JROTC Raider Nationals, Nov 8-9, 2014.

  • JROTC "Raider National" tests Cadets from across the country

    Nov 10, 2014

    Junior ROTC competition in central Georgia is a physical and mental challenge for 1,210 cadets from across the United States.

  • Cadet Command's former senior enlisted adviser retires after 32 years of service

    Oct 29, 2014

    A former senior enlisted adviser of U.S. Army Cadet Command and Fort Knox, Kentucky, retired after 32 years of service in a ceremony, here, Oct. 24.

  • ROTC cadets to lead in increasingly complex world

    Oct 21, 2014

    The Army is training the officers of tomorrow to face the challenges of an increasingly complex world, the commander of the U.S. Army Cadet Command said.

  • Penn State takes first place at 2d Brigade Ranger Challenge Competition

    Oct 15, 2014

    Penn State's Ranger Challenge team wins the 2d Brigade competition for a record fifth consecutive year

  • Officers of tomorrow: ROTC cadets to uphold Army legacy

    Oct 14, 2014

    The future of the Army rests in the cadets of today's Reserve Officer Training Corps, said the commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.

  • Running ten Army miles for fun, honor

    Oct 12, 2014

    Cadet Jaye C. Gamble, a sophomore at the University of Virginia, and his father Jaye, ran this year's Army Ten Miler together--for fun. But, the Joe Callahan Running Club, from the East Tennessee State University ROTC, was running for a different reason--honor, for an alumni killed while training for last years race. Retired Lt. Col. Joseph Callahan was an ROTC graduate of East Tennessee State University was hit by an automobile and killed in 2013 while training for the race. His son ran with the ETSU running club which officially changed its name in Dec., 2013 to the "Joe Callahan Running Club."

  • Army ROTC Cadet at Vanderbilt wins first place at medical scientist symposium

    Aug 29, 2014

    A Vanderbilt University Army ROTC senior Cadet was awarded first place for his research and oral presentation for a new to treatment for glaucoma during the Southeastern Medical Scientist Symposium at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, August 23..

  • Army ROTC Cadet Summer Training graduates last regiment for 2014

    Aug 12, 2014

    Army ROTC Cadets assigned to 6th Regiment, Leader's Training Course, graduated Aug. 12, 2014, at Fort Knox, Kentucky, marking the end of summer training for 2014.

  • Cadet Command welcomes new senior enlisted leader during change of responsibility ceremony

    Jul 25, 2014

    The U.S. Army Cadet Command (USACC) hosted a change of responsibility for its senior enlisted leader in a formal ceremony at Cadet Park, Fort Knox, Kentucky, July 25m 2014.

  • TRADOC commander shares metaphors, wisdom . . . and his rank

    Jul 23, 2014

    Gen. David Perkins, TRADOC commanding general, spent July 22 visiting training sites and talking with Army ROTC cadets attending the Leader Development and Assessment Course at Fort Knox.

  • 2nd Regiment graduates from Army ROTC's Leader's Training Course

    Jul 14, 2014

    Three ceremonial howitzer shots for duty, honor, and country broke the quiet in the air Saturday morning at the graduation ceremony for 2nd Regiment of the Leader's Training Course (LTC).

  • Army Chief of Staff visits ROTC Cadets at summer training

    Jul 11, 2014

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno spoke for more than an hour to Army ROTC Leadership Development Assessment Course Cadets, July 10, 2014, at Fort Knox, Kentucky, with a valuable message to help them in their journey as Army officers.

  • From ROTC Cadets to commissioned officers

    Jul 7, 2014

    The 1st and 2nd Regiments of the Army ROTC's Leader Development and Assessment Course graduated July 6, 2014, at Fort Knox, Ky. During the ceremony, 35 Cadets commissioned as second lieutenants, starting their careers as Army officers.

  • Fort Knox produces its first batch of LDAC graduates

    Jul 7, 2014

    The first regiments of the Leader Development and Assessment Course graduated Sunday, here, to the applause of their families and loved ones.

  • ROTC Cadets assist with disaster relief in Bosnia

    Jun 24, 2014

    Army ROTC cadets were diverted from their Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency program, to Bosnia to help provide disaster relief after the country was devastated by historic flooding

  • Cadets dive into Leader's Training Course

    Jun 13, 2014

    Leader's Training Course Cadets tackled the Combat Water Survival Training section of their training this week at Gammon Physical Fitness Center.

  • Army heroes prevent choking at Applebee's

    Jun 10, 2014

    Three Army medical professionals prevented a woman from choking at Applebee's restaurant in Radcliff, Ky., Saturday night.

  • D-Day 70th anniversary activities provide chance of lifetime for JROTC Cadets

    Jun 2, 2014

    Several high school Army JROTC programs will attend this year's 70th D-Day anniversary in Normandy, France, and march in the parade held on the streets of Sainte Mere Eglise.

  • Summer training means influx of cadets at Fort Knox

    May 27, 2014

    For the first time, the U.S. Army Cadet Command will be conducting both its primary cadet summer training courses at Fort Knox.

  • Thanks to community support JROTC Cadets travel to D-Day

    May 22, 2014

    JROTC Cadets have been offered a unique opportunity that will blend culture, history, self-discovery and a trip outside their school. One JROTC high school program from each U.S. state is invited to participate in the 70th D-Day Anniversary Commemoration in Normandy France this year. Since so few veterans of that time are left, this will be one of the last opportunities to interact with the men and women who made up "the greatest generation." While getting the trip put together has not been easy, they couldn't have done it without their local communities.

  • Culture, language skills position future leaders for success

    May 5, 2014

    U.S. Army ROTC Cadets are participating in the ROTC Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency program, designed to immerse ROTC cadets in various languages, cultures and socio-economic situations so they can learn, through personal experience, that theirs is not the only culture in the world.

  • Importance of cultural education-through the eyes of a former ROTC Cadet

    Apr 25, 2014

    Col. John Bessler is in his fourth year as a roundtable presenter for the George C. Marshall Seminar. He has spent the last half of his career developing and studying cultural relations within the assignments he has been given. Culture is important to tomorrow's officers, Bessler explained, because they need to better understand viewpoints outside of their own, particularly when they are in someone else's backyard.

  • Cadet Command looking for Professors of Military Science

    Apr 24, 2014

    The U.S. Army Cadet Command Professor of Military Science Centralized Selection Board will convene at Army Human Resources Command, at Fort Knox, Ky., Aug. 26-29, 2014.

  • Capitalizing on experience: Green to Gold Soldiers attend George C. Marshall

    Apr 23, 2014

    As 170 of the Army's top Cadets assembled in Lexington Va., April 13-16 for the 2014 George C. Marshall Awards and Leadership Seminar, several of them did so from a unique vantage point. They were enlisted Soldiers whose next career steps are to capitalize on their experience and take on more expansive leadership roles by becoming officers.

  • JROTC offers high school students a way to achieve success in school and in life

    Apr 14, 2014

    Inner-city areas have a bad rap for everything from violence and drug abuse, to poor education systems and lack of employment opportunities. And whether all of those factors are true in a given area or not, one thing rings true for the youth in most of these areas--they are at risk.

  • Leader Development Assessment Course challenges Cadets, evaluates their potential

    Apr 10, 2014

    When the last graduation ceremony for Army ROTC's 2014 Leader Development Assessment Course concludes on Brooks Parade Field at Fort Knox, Ky., in August, this rite of passage will mark the end of LDAC's first iteration at its new home.

  • Cadet Command and Fort Knox welcome new commander

    Mar 10, 2014

    Brig. gen. Peggy Combs assumes command from Maj. Gen. Jeff Smith

  • Army ROTC Cadets honor Bataan Death march survivors

    Mar 10, 2014

    "We're the battling bastards of Bataan No mama, no papa, no Uncle Sam No aunts, no uncles, no cousins, no nieces No pills, no planes, no artillery pieces And nobody gives a damn."

  • Cadet Command announces 2013 MacArthur Award winners

    Feb 28, 2014

    The award recognizes the eight schools, selected from among the 275 senior Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) units nationwide, as the top programs in the country.

  • Army ROTC internships provide real-world experience for Cadets

    Feb 24, 2014

    Qualified Army ROTC Cadets can apply for a variety of ROTC internships that are research/ specialty- and degree-based.

  • Gold Star parents do more than just support ROTC

    Jan 4, 2014

    Florida State University nursing professor Nan Cuchens and her husband Harry Chaires established a scholarship for military nursing students at FSU and they support the Wounded Warriors program, and the Injured Marine Fund. They do this through a small armed security company they established. They founded "One Brave Marine" to honor their son, Lance Cpl. Daniel Chaires who was killed in combat in 2006. They employ veterans who are returning to civilian life --because they know the difficulties with transition and the difficulties in finding employment.

  • Everyone has great Plan A; successful people have a Plan B

    Jan 4, 2014

    Deciding what to do after high school graduation can be stressful, especially without having a plan. Get a job? Hmmm, without skill or experience that probably means working at a minimum wage. Go to college? That too presents the problems of having to figure out how to pay tuition, after applying and getting accepted, of course. Working part-time, taking out student loans or a combination of the two, are options. Then there is also the dream to attend college on an athletic scholarship.

  • Kicking leadership focus to the front at Army All American Bowl

    Jan 3, 2014

    Motivational speaker Fran Kick visited San Antonio to present a message to a group of community leaders and educators attending the 2014 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. His message was "the more you put into something, the more you get out of it and leadership is no exception. He used several examples to illustrate that there is a difference in someone understanding the practice of leadership verses practicing their understanding of leadership, and he pointed out the difference in leading verses having a title or position.

  • Army Cadet draws on personal experience at Army National Combine

    Jan 3, 2014

    Like a seasoned leader, Travis Watson is barking out orders, moving back and forth and gesturing all at once as he directs a group of high school football players on the field in the Alamodome in San Antonio.

  • Army ROTC Cadets mentor members of Army All-American Marching Band

    Jan 2, 2014

    Army ROTC Cadet Sarah Herrero, looking sharp in her Army combat uniform, stands outside one of five tourist buses lined up against a curb in downtown San Antonio ready to form a gaggle of students into something worthy of representing the Army colors.

  • JROTC Cadets spread HOPE for holidays

    Dec 19, 2013

    Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Cadets Dustin and Austin Haubner help run the non-profit Helping Out People Everywhere, which has served 25,000 people with almost 900,000 pounds of food this year.

  • Army ROTC Cadets at UT, Austin, participate in innovative SHARP training

    Dec 9, 2013

    Like many students at the University of Texas, Austin, Army ROTC Cadets dressed up for Halloween. However, their destination was not an on-campus party but for an alternative way to learn about a topic that is serious to the Army.

  • Foreign Exchange Student Finds Home in Army JROTC

    Dec 4, 2013

    Francesco Rossi, a high school foreign exchange student from Italy, reviewed his class options for attendance at Cedar Shoals High School in Athens, Ga., and decided that the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps looked interesting--so he enrolled. "I came to the United States on an exchange program because I wanted to learn English and learn a new culture and new customs," said Rossi, who is from Italy and is in his senior year this year. Rossi said there isn't a similar program in Italy. He is now a participating Cadet and though he is enjoying the cultural emersion and language training opportunities, his eagerness to be involved has offered a cultural engagement of an Italian kind for his fellow Cadets.

  • This year's Top 10 Army ROTC cadets

    Nov 21, 2013

    Cadet Command releases tyhe top 10 cadets on this year's Order of Merit List

  • Rose-Hulman Army ROTC Cadet breaks female time record at USI's annual Norwegian Foot March

    Nov 15, 2013

    Emily Nordt, an Army ROTC Cadet from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, earned first place in the female category at the University of Southern Indiana's (USI) 12th Annual Norwegian Foot March, recently.

  • Record number of JROTC Cadets enter U.S. Army National Raider Challenge Championships

    Nov 4, 2013

    It was a cloudy, rainy start to the 2013 U.S. Army National Raider Challenge Championships but by the end of Nov. 1, more than 1,100 JROTC Cadets-- a record number -- had registered for the event.

  • Campbell, Adairsville, join Smith-Cotton as 2013 National Raider champs

    Nov 4, 2013

    Had he not stopped to help a competitor who fell and broke his leg, JROTC Cadet Manuel Angel from West Creek High School, Clarksville, Tenn., probably would have won the male Ultimate Raider in the 2013 U.S. Army National Raider Challenge Championships. But even with that act of selfless service he ended up placing fourth overall.

  • New Army ROTC scholarships anticipate future leadership needs

    Sep 27, 2013

    Anticipating the Army's need for officers who will reflect the geographic and ethnic diversity of the nation, and who will be effective in an increasing complex world, Cadet Command has begun targeting some scholarships to certain segments.

  • Welcome to the pros: Army ROTC grad gets contract with Cedar Rapids Titans

    Sep 25, 2013

    Rockne Belmonte, the second lieutenant who gave up an active duty slot for a shot at playing professional football, is back on the field this fall.