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Remembering 'Father of Cadet Command'
Sep 4, 2013
Former speechwriter for the late retired Maj. Gen. Robert Wagner offers his thoughts on the passing of Cadet Command's first commanding general
British cadets train with U.S. counterparts at Joint Base Lewis-McChord
Aug 5, 2013
A joint U.S. - U.K. program brings 20 British Army officer cadets to the Leader Development and Assessment Course to train with their Army ROTC counterparts.
Army JROTC instructor melds military and Native American cultures
Jul 11, 2013
Junior ROTC cadet Leadership Challenge (JCLC) helps develop confidence, teamwork and leadership traits in cadets.
VMI superintendent visits and observes LDAC training
Jun 26, 2013
Gen. (Ret.) J.H. Binford Peay III, superintendent of the Virginia Military Institute, visits with the cadets durring the Leader Development Assessment Course.
Cadet Command CG checks on future lieutenants' progress
Jun 25, 2013
Maj. Gen. Jeff Smith visits with Army ROTC cadets completing the Leader Development Assessment Course at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Cadet Command welcomes new deputy commanding officer
May 31, 2013
Ceremony at the Patton Museum of Leadership welcomes Col. Maria R. Gervais and bids farewell to Brig. Gen. Erik C. Peterson.
Deputy commander to bid adieu to Cadet Command
May 30, 2013
Col. Maria Gervais to replace Brig. Gen. Erik Peterson in a ceremony Friday at Fort Knox, Ky.
Finding multiple opportunities through Reserve service
May 24, 2013
As 1,500 Army ROTC Cadets commission this spring and are designated as Reserve Soldiers, many of them are finding ways to build successful military and civilian careers.
Army ROTC returns to City College of New York
May 22, 2013
Retired Gen. Colin Powell helped his alma mater welcome Army ROTC back to campus after more than 40 years.
Famed museum back with leadership focus
May 16, 2013
Cadet Command has played an integral role in the $5 million revamp of the Patton Museum at Fort Knox, Ky.
New look for Cadet leadership course
May 14, 2013
Cadet Command is revamping the training Cadets receive at the Leader Development and Assessment Course, to keep up with the fluidity of today's battlefield.
Major changes ahead for ROTC order of merit, branching processes
May 13, 2013
Order of merit rankings used to spell doom for some Cadets wanting popular branches. Changes to the list and the assessment process to take effect this fall are now giving them a better shot at landing their career field of choice.
Brooks helps Louisville commission 17 new second lieutenants
May 10, 2013
Third Army commanding general offers advice, as well as a recipe for success.
Va. Cadet selected for Fulbright Scholarship Program
May 9, 2013
Emily Morrison of the University of Virginia will spend a year researching Tajikistan's search for a post-Soviet national identity.
Francis Lewis back at national drill helm
May 6, 2013
A New York high school won the masters level unarmed division of the National High School Drill Team Championships, May 6, 2013, at Daytona Beach, Fla.
Picture perfect: Parent puts Smith-Cotton JROTC success in focus
May 5, 2013
Cindy Hall travels around the country documenting Cadets as they participate in various competitions, including this weekend's National High School Drill Team Championships. She remains a committed supporter of the program, even after her youngest son graduated four years ago.
Tenn. program overcomes challenge for national drill title
May 4, 2013
West Creek High School, the reigning 7th Brigade championship, wins the armed challenge level crown at the National High School Drill Team Championships in Daytona Beach, Fla.
San Antonio JROTCs come to financial aid of one of their own
May 2, 2013
Facing a shortfall in affording a trip to Daytona Beach, Fla., to compete in this weekend's national drill team championships, James Madison High School gets thousands of dollars in last-minute assistance from sister programs and the community.
Raising the bar: Cadet vaults into record books
Apr 29, 2013
Ole Miss ROTC Cadet Sam Kendricks recorded the highest NCAA pole vault since 1998, and the collegiate organization's fifth-best ever.
Michigan State administrator earns command's top individual honor
Apr 23, 2013
Michael Kolar is the latest recipient of the prestigious Gen. William E. DePuy Award, given annually for support of Army ROTC.
Penn State second at Sandhurst
Apr 20, 2013
Three Cadet Command programs finished in the top 10, making this the most successful year for Army ROTC teams since they started competing in 1992.
Sandhurst Competition gets under way
Apr 19, 2013
Live fires highlighted the opening day of the annual Sandhurst Competition, an international event pitting 58 teams in a variety of Soldier tasks aimed at testing participants physically and mentally, held at West Point, N.Y.
Combat on the online battlefield
Apr 16, 2013
As technological threats emerge, Cadets learn about the ethics of cyber warfare as part of the George C. Marshall Awards and Leadership Seminar.
Cone: New lieutenants vital in keeping future force ready
Apr 16, 2013
TRADOC commander offers advice and guidance to Army ROTC Cadets at annual Marshall leadership seminar.
Marshall seminar recognizes Cadet Command's best
Apr 15, 2013
Some 187 senior Cadets are taking part in the 36th annual George C. Marshall Awards and Leadership Seminar, on the campus of Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va.
Tulane Cadet leads on and off basketball court
Apr 11, 2013
Ben Cherry helped the Green Wave to its most wins in 15 years as co-captain for the men's basketball team. He commissions next month, but will still play one more season.
Army JROTC crowns new drill champions
Apr 6, 2013
Marmion (Ill.) Academy and North Miami Beach (Fla.) Senior High School win the armed and unarmed divisions, respectively, in Saturday's second annual Army national meet.
JROTC drill teams look to be Army's best
Apr 3, 2013
The second annual Army National Drill Team Championships is set for Saturday at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, Ky. A total of 72 schools from around the country will be competing.
Leilehua High repeats as national 'cyber' champions
Mar 29, 2013
WASHINGTON -- Five Leilehua High Army JROTC students defeated more than 800 teams to win the top U.S. Army Service Award at CyberPatriot V, the nation's premier cyber defense competition held March 14-15, here.
Penn State Cadet helps school to national wrestling championship
Mar 29, 2013
Matt Brown, a redshirt sophomore, posted a 29-5 record on the mat this season and finished second in Division I in the 174-pound weight class.
Army records another national JROTC air rifle sweep
Mar 23, 2013
Ozark (Mo.) High School wins its second straight precision title, while Carl Hayden (Ariz.) High School captures its first sporter championship.
Army JROTC air rifle teams hold opening-round leads
Mar 22, 2013
Ozark (Mo.) and Daleville (Ala.) high schools sit atop the precision and sporters divisions, respectively, after competition March 22, 2013, at the JROTC National Air Rifle Championships.
JROTC programs vie for national air rifle titles
Mar 21, 2013
The all-service air rifle meet gets under way Friday in Alabama and concludes Saturday.
Tennessee program dominates 7th Brigade JROTC drill meet
Mar 10, 2013
West Creek High School takes the top two spots at this weekend's annual competition in Kentucky, dethroning three-time defending champion Montgomery Central.
Lieutenant continues march toward pro football dream
Feb 22, 2013
Second Lt. Rockne Belmonte shines at professional combine and readies for upcoming events.
Cadet Command names top programs
Feb 20, 2013
Cadet Command announced the eight winners of the annual MacArthur Awards for the 2011-12 school year, Feb. 20, 2013.
Texas, Missouri programs crowned air rifle champs
Feb 16, 2013
After holding leads after weekend competition, Killeen and Ozark high schools claim victory in the sporter and precision divisions, respectively, after Army JROTC Air Rifle Championships.
PAO garners 9 journalism awards
Feb 15, 2013
Members of Cadet Command's Public Affairs Office are recognized by TRADOC in the annual Keith L. Ware Awards.
Other Cadets aren't only opponent at JROTC rifle meet
Feb 15, 2013
The Army JROTC Air Rifle Championships got under way Friday. Killeen (Texas) High School and Ozark (Mo.) High School hold leads in the sporter and precision divisions, respectively.
Air rifle competition makes changes
Feb 14, 2013
Salt Lake City added as third site for JROTC service championships as a way to help programs defray travel costs.
Blind ambition: Officer making a difference at Gonzaga
Feb 12, 2013
Capt. Scotty Smiley lost his sight following an explosion in Iraq. He wondered whether he would be able to continue serving his country. Today, as an assistant professor of military science at Gonzaga University, he is showing future leaders how to succeed.
Sold on Sales: Junior ROTC Cadet takes different route to achieve goals
Feb 8, 2013
Brainerd (Tenn.) High School's Torrey Sales has become a familiar face around Chattanooga, Tenn. -- he recently graced a city billboard. On the cusp of graduating near the top of his class, a life-changing choice years ago solidified his path to success.
Cadets play key role in National Combine
Jan 8, 2013
Cadets from colleges across the country served as marshals for the National Combine held in conjunction with the annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio. Part of their role was talk to players about life as a Cadet and opportunities available through ROTC.
2013 All-American Bowl stories, photos
Jan 8, 2013
Mullins named Soldier Hero
Jan 8, 2013
University of Alaska-Fairbanks instructor chosen to mentor athletes at annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
Wildcat ROTC instructor exemplifies the U.S. Army Soldier Hero
Jan 8, 2013
Master Sgt. Carlos Valarezo is chosen to mentor athletes participating in the annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
Hometown hero honored at Army All-American game
Jan 8, 2013
University of Texas-San Antonio Cadet Greg Aguilar honored for his service.
Calif. instructor named Soldier Hero
Jan 8, 2013
Sgt. 1st Class Felipe Cruz was chosen to mentor athletes competing in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, held Jan. 5, 2013, in San Antonio.
ROTC's top Cadet talks leadership at All-American Bowl
Jan 7, 2013
Cadet Patrick Lupfer of Northeastern University used an exercise to teach students about the Army Values, during All-American Bowl week activities in San Antonio.
3 Cadets become Army's newest second lieutenants at All-American Bowl
Jan 7, 2013
Two Cadets from San Antonio schools and one from Michigan took the oath of office in a pre-game ceremony before the U.S. Army All-American Bowl game, on the Alamodome field before thousands of football fans.
Community leaders, educators try hands at marksmanship
Jan 3, 2013
All-American Bowl VIPs spend 'golden' day with parachutists
Jan 3, 2013
Community leaders and educators get a first-hand look at the life of the Army's famed Golden Knights. Though weather prevented them from the jumping Thursday, the VIPs still raved about their experience.
Band veterans playing new role at All-American Bowl
Jan 2, 2013
A half-dozen senior ROTC Cadets who are former All-American Bowl marching band members are in San Antonio this week helping ensure another standout performance.
Cadet kicker eyes shot at NFL
Jan 2, 2013
Rockne Belmonte, a Cadet with Northern Michigan University, is preparing for a shot a playing professional football. A kicker, he holds the record for Northern Michigan's longest field goal at 58 yards.
Cadet Command salutes newest 'second lieutenant'
Dec 14, 2012
Cadet Command teams with Fort Knox and Make-A-Wish Foundation to fulfill Belgian teen's dream of becoming a U.S. Soldier.
Not what to think, but how to think
Dec 11, 2012
As Cadet Command looks at retooling the way it teaches Cadets, putting greater emphasis on critical thinking, several programs are incorporating techniques that help future second lieutenants become more effective in handling different situations.
Command's top enlisted leader accepts new challenge
Dec 10, 2012
For the first time in six years, Cadet Command has a new top enlisted leader. Command Sgt. Maj. Roger Howard has spent much of his first few months on the job learning the command and visiting with America's future leaders. He likes what he sees.
Virginia Cadet named Rhodes Scholar
Dec 6, 2012
Cadet Joseph Riley is the first Army ROTC Cadet to receive the prestigious honor since 2009.
Army ROTC cadet Joseph Riley earns Rhodes Scholarship
Dec 5, 2012
University of Virginia cadet is a 4.0 student in a double major honors program.
Sophomore JROTC Cadet rises above adversity
Nov 28, 2012
Cadet Shaitayana Tomlin, a sophomore from Kenmore High School in Akron, Ohio, balances dual responsibilities as a high school student and JROTC sergeant major although she's had a prosthetic leg since birth.
Army JROTC cadet serves handicapped kids with his Eagle Scout project
Nov 5, 2012
Service project is characteristic of both organizations.
Osborne, Grissom join Francis Lewis as 2012 national Raider champs
Nov 4, 2012
Francis Lewis (N.Y.) High School's female team won its third straight national Raider crown Sunday. Osborne (Ga.) High School took the male division championship, and Grissom (Ala.) High School won the mixed division.
JROTC teams competing for national Raider titles
Nov 3, 2012
The annual JROTC National Raider Challenge Championships takes place Saturday and Sunday in Molena, Ga. Some 73 teams from 44 schools from around the country are competing.
Cadet Command deputy: Army-HACU partnership making process, but more to do
Oct 22, 2012
U.S. Army Cadet Command, which is the largest provider of college scholarships in America, awarded $29 million in benefits to Hispanic-serving institutions over the last five years.
It's St. John's again atop ROTC at Ten-Miler
Oct 21, 2012
St. John's University of Minnesota edged Virginia Tech to win the ROTC division of the Army Ten-Miler for the second year in a row.
Cadet Command exceeds commissioning mission
Oct 16, 2012
For the second consecutive year Army ROTC has exceeded its Department of the Army-assigned mission.
Cadet Command surpasses recruiting mission
Oct 12, 2012
For the second straight year, Cadet Command exceeded its commissioning goal, adding 5,880 second lieutenants to the Army's officer ranks.
Thurgood Marshall College Fund and Army ROTC team up
Oct 4, 2012
The College Fund and the Army are working together to attract more qualified African American prospects who want to become Army officers
Cadet Command names top 10 cadets on the national Order of Merit List
Sep 25, 2012
The top Army ROTC cadets in the nation are featured.
Delegates address issues at AFAP conference
Sep 14, 2012
Representatives from each of Cadet Command's eight brigades convene to devise recommendations and solutions to help improve the quality of life for those throughout the organization.
Cadet Command welcomes new enlisted leader
Sep 7, 2012
Command Sgt. Maj. Roger Howard succeeds Command Sgt. Maj. Hershel Turner, whose six-year tenure was the longest in the organization's history.
Turner wraps up tenure as command's top enlisted leader
Sep 6, 2012
After six years with Cadet Command, Command Sgt. Maj. Hershel Turner will hand over his responsibilities Friday to Command Sgt. Maj. Roger Howard.
Command event focuses on spiritual fitness
Aug 30, 2012
Retired Col. Scott McChrystal speaks at annual breakfast, encouraging those in attendance to seek God's help when they need it.
Cadet Command welcomes new deputy
Aug 23, 2012
Col. Erik Peterson replaces Col. Peggy Combs as deputy commanding general for U.S. Army Cadet Command
Deputy commander reflects on tenure with Cadet Command
Aug 22, 2012
Col. Peggy Combs departs Cadet Command on Thursday en route to her next assignment as commandant of the U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., and a promotion to brigadier general.
Commanding General Shares Valuable Messages with Music Leaders
Aug 21, 2012
Maj. Gen. Jefforey Smith announces the name of the drum major for the 2013 U.S. Army All American Marching Band.
ROTC seeks qualified enlisted Soldiers who want to become officers
Aug 14, 2012
"Operation Officership" is seeking applicants for the Green-to-Gold program.
NATO official to address North Georgia College graduates
Jul 30, 2012
Dean of the NATO Defense College will be keynote speaker at commencement
New commander takes over Cadet Command's 6th Brigade
Jul 12, 2012
COL Brent Barnes replaces COL Leo Impavido at a ceremony at Hunter Army Airfield
7th Brigade, U.S. Army Cadet Command, welcomes new commander
Jun 29, 2012
New commander for the ROTC brigade responsible for Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee.
Word to the wise: Minn. school new academic bowl champs
Jun 24, 2012
Knowledge is king as Saint Thomas Academy wins the Army and tri-services quiz bowl titles at the annual Junior ROTC Leadership and Academic Bowl event.
JLAB participants get new perspective on history
Jun 23, 2012
Junior ROTC Cadets from across the country are taking part this weekend in an annual leadership symposium and academic bowl, offering opportunities for personal and professional development.
Ga. JROTC Cadets display courage in Knox exercises
Jun 16, 2012
Junior ROTC Cadets visited Fort Knox this week for annual summer training at Fort Knox, Ky.
Miss. students find personal, professional development in training
Jun 16, 2012
Students from Jackson Public Schools challenge themselves in training at Fort Knox, Ky.
2012 National JROTC Leadership and Academic Bowl brings student leaders from across the Nation
Jun 13, 2012
Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) teams from 86 schools nationwide, as well as overseas, will gather to compete in the 2012 JROTC Leadership and Academic Bowl (JLAB), on the campus of George Mason University, June 22 -- 26, 2012. The Academic Bowl Competition features JROTC units from all three services.
Kelly takes command of 8th Brigade
Jun 4, 2012
Colonel John Kelly assumed command of Army ROTC's 8th Brigade June 4 in a change of command ceremony here. Major Gen. Jefforey Smith, commanding general of U.S. Army Cadet Command, was present to transfer the unit colors to Kelly from Col. Charles Evans, who has led the brigade for nearly two years.
Cadet Command recognizes top performers for 2012
May 24, 2012
The U.S. Army Cadet Command has recognized 13 individuals for their contributions to training excellence, and their roles in furthering the Command's dual missions of preparing the next generation of the Army's leaders as well as a new generation of productive, responsible citizens.
ROTC grad makes inspirational return to Eastern Kentucky University
May 14, 2012
Even after losing his left foot in an improvised explosive device explosion, 2nd Lt. Josh Pitcher wasn't about to let the injury keep him from seeing his fiancee receive her college degree.
Two Army JROTC drill teams snag runner-up trophies
May 7, 2012
Francis Lewis High School of New York, and Smith Cotton High School of Missouri, shined at the National High School Drill Team Championships in Daytona Beach, Fla.
South Carolina Cadet inspires others at national meet
May 6, 2012
One freshman JROTC participant in this weekend's National High School Drill Team Championships has been a standout among the thousands of students who have come from across the country to compete.
Army teams find success in drill meet, despite no national title
May 5, 2012
Army JROTC drill teams came up short in winning an overall championship in the challenge division of the national drill meet Saturday. But Cadets who competed still found reason to celebrate.
Army JROTC to compete for national drill championships
May 4, 2012
After two of its programs won national drill titles last year, the Army looks to repeat that performance as the annual event takes place this weekend in Daytona Beach, Fla. Leading the way is Army nationals champ Douglas MacArthur High School, of San Antonio.
Fullerton friend of ROTC honored with DePuy Award
Apr 30, 2012
Doctor Rebecca Morgan, a career counselor at Fullerton College, is the latest recipient of Cadet Command's General William E. DePuy Award. Morgan has given an enormous amount of personal time and effort to influence the success of Army ROTC programs in southern California.
Cadets endure grueling Sandhurst course
Apr 21, 2012
While they might have prepared for weeks to face the grueling Sandhurst Competition course, there's no real way to know what challenges the course will pose.
Cadets take aim at Sandhurst title as event opens with marksmanship
Apr 20, 2012
The annual Sandhurst Competition is under way at West Point, N.Y. Day 1 is highlighted by marksmanship.
ROTC teams prepare for Sandhurst Competition at West Point
Apr 19, 2012
On the eve of the annual Sandhurst Competition, eight Army ROTC teams are poised to shine against international squads.
Smith takes Cadet Command's helm
Apr 6, 2012
Maj. Gen. Jefforey Smith became Cadet Command's 10th senior leader in a ceremony at Fort Knox, Ky., April 6, 2012.
Army drill championships head to San Antonio
Mar 31, 2012
Douglas MacArthur High School wins both the armed and unarmed titles in the first Army National JROTC Drill Championships.
North Texas ROTC attends Corps of Engineers' STEM tour
Mar 29, 2012
It's not every day students get a chance to go out and learn more about their future careers. Sixty Army ROTC Cadets and educators got a chance to do just that by attending a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics tour March 7 at Lewisville Lake near The Colony, Texas.
Cadet Command names top NCO
Mar 29, 2012
Sgt. 1st Class Heriberto Reyes, of Augusta State University, has won the 2012 Cadet Command NCO of the Year competition.