Following the completion of Advanced Camp at the end of their junior year (and occasionally prior to the Leadership Development and Assessment Course!) cadets are eligible to apply for selected Army training. This training is perfect for cadets who wish to experience the Army firsthand.
Assessment Course (LDAC): All ROTC cadets must
complete this course prior to receiving their commission as
officers in the Army. This is a 29 day course that
takes place in Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Seattle,
Washington. Cadets will be tested and evaluated on
many individual and leadership skills that they have learned
through the ROTC course. Individual skills include
land and night navigation and physical fitness. Cadets
will also be placed in positions of leadership and will be
evaluated on how well they lead others and make decisions.
Cadets who perform above the standard in leadership
positions are awarded an overall Excellent rating.
Cadets who perform individual skills above the standard are
Congratulations to our 2011 Overall Excellent Rated Cadets: Tai-Shan Allmaras-Zen and Amanda Dietzen
Congratulations to Amanda Dietzen for also finishing 3rd in her regiment and winning the Warrior Ethos Award for her regiment
Congratulations to our 2011 Recondo Winner: Keith Idso
Congratulations to Lizzie Bless for scoring the highest on her Army Physical Fitness Test in her regiment with a score of 343
|AIR ASSAULT TRAINING: Air Assault training
is available at different Army posts across the country.
It is a 10 day course that consists of physical training,
sling load training, rappelling and a 12 mile road march.
This is a tough course that will exhaust you both physically
and mentally, but in the long run it will be worth every
ounce of energy you put into it!
Congratulations to our 2011 graduates: Jerred Olson, David Weir, Jordan Henrickson and Clayton Fitzpatrick
|AIRBORNE TRAINING: The US
Army Airborne School, located at Ft. Benning, Georgia, is
available to cadets that are enrolled in the program. The
course is three weeks long, consisting of a ground week,
tower week and jump week. With each week comes different
types of training designed to teach you to parachute from
airplanes and helicopters. It is an exciting non-stop course
that will push you to the limit. By graduation all students
will make five airplane jumps!
Congratulations to our 2011 graduates: Cory Palumbo and
|MOUNTAIN WARFARE TRAINING: Mountain Warfare School is a two-week course taught by the Vermont National Guard at Ethan Allen Firing Range in Jericho, Vermont. Both a summer and a winter phase are offered. The training is designed to make you an expert in mountain operations. Mountain Warfare School is both physically and mentally demanding. Training is non-stop, 15 hours per day, for 14 days. If you can carry a 65-pound rucksack up to five miles per day in mountainous terrain and are competent with both day and night land navigation you may have what it takes to complete this intense training.|
|CADET TROOP LEADER TRAINING/Drill
Cadet Leadership Training (CTLT/DCLT): CTLT/DCLT
increases each cadet's leadership experience. Cadets are
assigned to a platoon leader position in a regular active
duty Army unit and given an opportunity to lead soldiers.
It provides cadets with first hand experience with the command,
training, administration, and logistical functions of active
duty units. It also exposes cadets to the on-duty and off-duty
environment of the junior officer.
Congratulations to our 2011 graduates: Tai-Shan Allmaras-Zen, John Hood, and Faleatua Afoa
|Nurse Summer Training Program (NSTP):
NSTP is a clinical elective offered at Army hospitals in
States and Germany. NSTP is a paid elective attended during
between your junior and senior years of college. It gives
opportunity to develop both your leadership and nursing
skills. It will
introduce you to the Army Medical Department and the roles
responsibilities of an Army Nurse Corps officer.
Congratulations to our 2011 graduates: Sam Pankonen, Elizabeth Foley, Katelin Raether, and Troy Lambert
|Army Medical Department Internship
Program (AMEDDIP): The Office of the Army Surgeon
General sponsors the program. Cadets are assigned to Medical
Department Activities (MEDDAC) and Medical Centers (MEDCEN).
The purpose of the AMEDDIP is to offer a cadet insight into
the Army Medical Facilities and exposure to leadership in
the medical arena. Cadets are assigned to a preceptor and
work under their direct supervision and direction of an
Congratulations to our 2011 graduates: Amanda Dietzen and Kayla Trogstad
|Olmsted Cultural Immersion Program
The program is to be considered as much a
broadening and leadership development opportunity as an
academic or scholastic opportunity. Travel must be to and in
a non-English speaking country with exposure to foreign
language, diverse cultural perspectives and a consideration
of the role of US policy in that country or region.
For additional information:
Congratulations to our 2011 graduates:
|Leader's Training Course (LTC):
The main focus of LTC is to develop your leadership skills
through exposure to interactive personal and group
experiences. You will also be introduced to the
soldierization experience, as you will learn many of the
basic soldier skills that set us apart from our civilian
colleagues. Army Drill Sergeants and cadre from universities
across the nation play key roles in your experience as they
lead you through your daily training routine. Your cadre
team will provide you daily feedback and counseling on your
successes and areas still needing improvement.
Through this experience, you will learn how and when to lead
others and the importance of teamwork in accomplishing a
common goal. More importantly you will be taught the values
and ethos of an Army officer and what is required to achieve
Congratulations to our 2011 graduate: Samantha Kinsman