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  RESERVE OFFICERS’ TRAINING CORPS
The mission of the United States Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program is to prepare quality college students to assume the role of a commissioned officer in the United States Army upon graduation.
After completion of the ROTC program the student is obligated to serve four years in the active Army or eight years in the United States Army Reserves or Army National Guard.
It should be known that junior officers are among the highest recruited population group of people in their 20’s because of their leadership, management, and interpersonal skills.
www.iusb.edu /~acadaff/bulletin/bulletin2003/Page328.htm   (1648 words)

  
 RPI: Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC)
The objective is to develop professional officers who have varied educational backgrounds in major fields of interest and have the professional knowledge and standards needed for future growth.
However, an ROTC course should not replace a humanities and social sciences core course (unless the School of Humanities and Social Sciences accepts a specific course for this purpose).
Admission to the Professional Officer Course is based on demonstrated proficiency in the General Military Course, medical qualifications, academic standing, physical conditioning requirements, the successful completion of field training, aptitude for further officer training, and citizenship.
www.rpi.edu /academics/rotc.html   (678 words)

  
 Embry-Riddle - Army Reserve Officer Training Corps
Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) is open to both men and women, freshmen through seniors, and may lead to a commission as an second lieutenant in the U.S. Army.
Army Reserve Officer Training is offered through the Daytona Beach campus and the Prescott Campus.
ROTC programs are controlled and operated according to the rules and regulations established by the service branch that sponsors them.
www.erau.edu /er/overviews/01-ovarmyrotc.html   (248 words)

  
 Norwich University
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) courses are required for students in the Corps of Cadets.
To be eligible to graduate in uniform as a member of the Corps of Cadets and qualify for a Corps diploma, a cadet must successfully complete three years (six semesters) of ROTC courses -- two each at the 100, 200, and 300 levels respectively.
ROTC programs provide students with an understanding of the principles of military, aerospace, and naval science; develop professional knowledge in these fields; build attitudes of integrity, honor, and individual responsibility; and encourage appreciation of national security requirements.
www.norwich.edu /cadets/rotcrequirements.html   (301 words)

  
 Embry-Riddle - Reserve Officer Training Corps Programs
The Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) is a four-year college elective program offered at Embry-Riddle's residential campuses to train students to become Air Force, Army, Navy, or Marine officers.
Air Force, Army, and Naval ROTC programs offer you a chance to develop skills for success needed in both the military and civilian worlds, such as confidence, self-esteem, motivation, and the ability to make decisions.
Reserve Officer Training programs are controlled and operated according to rules and regulations established by the service branch that sponsors them.
www.erau.edu /er/rotcprograms.html   (181 words)

  
 Factsheets : Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps : Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Once enrolled in the Professional Officer Course, all cadets are enlisted in the Air Force Reserve and assigned to the Obligated Reserve Section.
ROTC was established with passage of the National Defense Act of 1916.
The first Air ROTC units were established between 1920 and 1923 at the University of California at Berkeley, Georgia Institute of Technology, the University of Illinois, the University of Washington, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College.
www.af.mil /factsheets/factsheet.asp?fsID=152   (1675 words)

  
 Reserve Officers' Training Corps Summary
However, many administrators and even many student groups supported ROTC because of its traditional role of producing officers believed to be closer in values to the general American population than their service academy counterparts.
ROTC also became the principal means of entry into the officer corps for African Americans and Hispanics.
Although ROTC programs provide a high percentage of US officers, and thus represent an important part of the recruitment system, they have been criticised as a means of inducting young people from underprivileged backgrounds into the military by stealth.
www.bookrags.com /Reserve_Officers'_Training_Corps   (2874 words)

  
 College of Humanities and Social Sciences -- Reserve Officer Training Corps
The United States Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) provides women and men at Texas Christian University, Texas Wesleyan University, Dallas Baptist University, University of Texas at Arlington, Weatherford College, and Tarrant County College the education and training necessary to develop the management and leadership skills vital to professional Air Force officers.
This program is commonly known as the Professional Officer Course (POC) and enables eligible graduate and undergraduate students to obtain a commission in the United States Air Force.
Newly commissioned officers can normally expect to be called into active service within 30 days from the date of their commissioning.
www.dbu.edu /_webtest/humanities/reserve_officer_training_corps.html   (981 words)

  
 ROTC | Reserve Officer Training Corps | Career | Army | Navy | Air Force | Military Training | Education | Scholarships   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) prepares young peeps to serve in the military.
The ROTC is a college program that's offered at over 1,000 colleges and universities across the US.
In the Army ROTC basic course, you'll learn army customs and traditions, military operations and tactics, principles of war and the fundamentals of leadership.
www.kidzworld.com /site/p6174.htm   (320 words)

  
 Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Individuals desiring to enroll in the AF Reserve Officer Training Corps actually enlist in the United States Air Force Reserve (Obligated Reserve Section, ORS) for a period of eight years.
Records on these individuals are initiated at the college or university and maintained by the AF ROTC Detachment until the individual is disenrolled, completes all requirements and is commissioned, or dropped from the program.
ROTC Student Record, DA Form 131, is retained by ROTC unit for five (5) years after student leaves the university, then destroyed.
thememoryhole.org /nara/nprc/CRG/Rotc.html   (474 words)

  
 Reserve Officers' Training Corps - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Philippine-based National ROTC Alumni Association (NRAA), on the other hand, estimates that 75 percent of the officer corps of the Armed Forces of the Philippines come from ROTC.
It was patterned after the British Officer Training Corps, which supplied most of the British officer corps in World War I.
(As quoted from Air Force ROTC's Official Website) The first Air Force ROTC units were established between 1920 and 1923 at the University of California at Berkeley, Georgia Institute of Technology, the University of Illinois, the University of Washington, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College(now Texas AandM University).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Reserve_Officer_Training_Corps   (1476 words)

  
 Main - default
The Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) is an educational program which combines college electives in Military Science with practical and unmatched leadership training.
As part of Army ROTC, you'll be in the company of a diverse group of individuals with broad interests.
Students can take ROTC as an elective course, an academic minor, or pursue the entire program, which culminates in a commission as a Second Lieutenant—an Army officer.
www.cmurotc.com   (247 words)

  
 Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC)
ROTC programs offer students an opportunity to receive military training and experience.
ROTC programs offer courses like other college courses.
Unless the student has signed a contract to commit to the branch of the military, the courses in the ROTC program can be registered for and withdrawn from like any other campus course.
uwhelp.wisconsin.edu /payingforcollege/military/rotc.asp   (107 words)

  
 Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1926, the U.S. Department of the Navy established the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps.
At a Senior Military College, the midshipman is normally housed together with other ROTC cadets in barracks-like dormitories, a uniform is worn at least 5 days a week, and regular morning and evening formations are mandatory.
Other alternatives are the Officer Candidates Class and the Platoon Leaders Class which allows Candidates to select ground, aviation, or law assignments.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Navy_Reserve_Officer_Training_Corps   (1495 words)

  
 Reserve Officer Training Corps
Attendance at field training is contingent upon selection to the Professional Officer Course and is normally scheduled between the sophomore and junior years.
All ROTC program students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better, pass all military aptitude tests as required, be physically qualified, be enrolled as a full-time student, and be approved by the Professor of Military Science, or Professor of Aerospace Studies, as appropriate.
Both Army and Air Force ROTC scholarships provide textbook reimbursement, tuition, and fees as well as a monthly allowance of $300 for freshmen, $350 for sophomores, $450 for juniors, and $500 for seniors.
www.depts.ttu.edu /officialpublications/catalog/ROTC.html   (717 words)

  
 Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps
Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) cadets from Georgetown High School of Georgetown, S.C. have taken top honors in the 2003 NJROTC National Academic Competition.
Sarah Mullen who is also the battalion commanding officer led her unarmed basic team to a first place victory.
ROTC is a class, just like algebra or English, but students learn more than just Navy topics.
www.nsgreatlakes.navy.mil /bulletin/njrotc.html   (2188 words)

  
 Jounior Reserve Officer Training Corps
LET I -- The mission of Leadership Education and Training (LET) is to motivate first year JROTC cadets to be better citizens.
In this year students will not only be more involved as teacher and leaders within the cadet battalion, but they will also do more independent studies in the areas of communication, leader, first aid, history, map reading, career opportunities, and technology awareness.
The wearing of the uniform and the extracurricular activities are the same as for LET I. LET IV --Fourth-year cadets are responsible for the daily cadet administration and perform as commanders and staff officers.
www.angelfire.com /theforce/susandinges/JROTC   (812 words)

  
 Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) is an educational program that trains students to be officers in the United States military.
ROTC students learn leadership skills in college in order to have a successful military or civilian career.
Scholarship opportunities are available through all of the ROTC programs in a variety of academic majors.
www.msoe.edu /rotc   (79 words)

  
 Reserve Officer Training Corps
Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) turns college students into officers through a program that combines college courses in military science with summer training sessions.
When the program is successfully completed and the student graduates, he or she can be commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, Army National Guard, or Army Reserve.
Active duty soldiers may attend ROTC via the Chapter 16 Program; transitioning soldiers may attend via the Green to Gold Program or the Scholarship Program.
sill-www.army.mil /edcentr/reserve_officer_training_corps.htm   (114 words)

  
 OSU Archives - Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) (RG 58)
ROTC at Oregon State University is made up of the Departments of Military Science, Naval Science, and Air Force Studies.
The act expanded and standardized the training of Army Officers by colleges and universities and established the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC).
At the end of World War II, the Secretary of the Navy commissioned the Department of Naval Science (ROTC) on this campus to provide the training of both Navy and Marine Corps officers.
osulibrary.oregonstate.edu /archives/archive/rg/RG058DES.html   (567 words)

  
 UK ROTC - University of Kentucky Reserve Officer Training Corps
Military training at the University of Kentucky has a long and rich tradition dating back to the very founding of the institution.
Today, Army ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) continues to build upon the legacies of the past, preparing, educating, and inspiring leaders for the 21st century.
Captain Mike Rush is the new Assistant Operations Officer and Assistant Professor of Military Science (Freshman).
www.uky.edu /armyrotc   (376 words)

  
 Today's Military : ROTC
ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) and Naval ROTC Programs offered by the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and the Air Force, train qualified young men and women to become officers in those services upon graduation from college.
The good news is, ROTC is available in more than 1,000 colleges and universities throughout the U.S., both those that host ROTC units or detachments and those with cross-enrollment agreements with them.
Following the completion of OCS and commission as a Coast Guard officer, each student will be required to serve on active duty (full time) as an officer for three years.
www.todaysmilitary.com /app/tm/get/collegehelp/rotc   (402 words)

  
 Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps - Detachment 640 - Miami University
Continues introduction and orientation to Air Force and ROTC program through study and supervised practice of customs and courtesies; drill and ceremonies; development of basic leadership skills; and junior officer responsibilities and career opportunities.
Provides fundamental training and experience in Air Force military management and leadership techniques via direct student participation in organized cadet corps activities and exercises with continued emphasis on developing leadership potential.
Provides practical cadet field training in the life and work of an Air Force officer, while providing a means of evaluating the student's officer potential.
www.units.muohio.edu /aerospace/PROSPECTIVES/aes-classes.htm   (991 words)

  
 Olivet Nazarene University - ROTC - Reserve Officer Training Corps
ROTC is the area of study in the Department of Military Sciences.
The purpose of the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps is to enable college students to pursue a course of study, in addition to their selected majors, which will qualify them, upon graduation, for appointment as officers in the U.S. Army, Army Reserve or Army National Guard.
The ROTC program offers special scholarship opportunities for nursing majors.
olivet.edu /academics/SPS/rotc.asp   (151 words)

  
 Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps
Our battalion is comprised of scholarship midshipmen, enlisted officer candidates from both the Navy and the Marine Corps, and college students who have "walked on" in the hope of earning a merit-based scholarship.
We offer the opportunity to participate in numerous and diverse activities in developing future officers that range from various civic events to intramural sports.
You will be making the transition to adulthood and at the same time preparing for the demanding and critically important duties of a military officer.
www.utexas.edu /rotc/navymarine   (261 words)

  
 Factsheets : Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps : Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps
Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps is part of Air Force Officer Accession and Training Schools, with headquarters at Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
There are 869 Air Force Junior ROTC units with 105,000 cadets in high schools across the United States and selected Department of Defense Dependent Schools in Europe and the Pacific, and public schools in Puerto Rico and Guam.
In addition, cadets electing to enter the military immediately after graduating from high school are eligible to enlist in the services at one to two pay grades higher than other enlistees.
www.af.mil /factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=4650   (873 words)

  
 VCU Resource Guide :: Academics :: Reserve Officer's Training Corps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Army ROTC is offered to all qualified VCU students in degree programs.
All ROTC students participate in challenging and rewarding training while developing valuable leadership skills.
Completion of the program and a degree enable VCU students to earn a commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, Army Reserve or Army National Guard.
www.students.vcu.edu /rg/academics/rotc.htm   (163 words)

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