At Lab, you will learn and refine your knowledge of drill and ceremony, land navigation, and basic infantry tactics. Currently, Lab is held one day a week for 3 hours. The usual meeting place is Soldiers Hall and the standard uniform is OCP/ACU. A Lab schedule will be published for each semester indicating meeting place, uniform and general plan.
Field Training Exercise (FTX)
Each semester a three-day FTX is conducted, beginning Friday and lasting until Sunday. The FTX is held in either a field or garrison environment and held at a military training site. Training includes day and night land navigation, Situational Tactical Exercises (STX) in infantry tactics, and Basic Rifle Marksmanship (BRM).
Physical Training (PT)
PT formations are held three days a week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Focus areas are cardio/muscular strength, muscular strength/flexibility movement and endurance conditioning. Occasionally we will have a Friday fun event such as basketball, soccer, volleyball, etc. A PT schedule will be published for each semester to include the time, meeting place, uniform and event. Remedial PT may be assigned to those not performing to standard.
Cadet Basic Camp
Basic Camp is a 4-week training course held at Fort Knox, KY during the summer. Successful completion of this course fulfills the basic course requirement for ROTC Cadets. The course teaches basic military skills such as drill and ceremony, garrison operations, basic rifle marksmanship, military field crafts, rappelling, and Situational Training Exercises.
Cadet Advanced Camp
Advanced Camp is a course all ROTC Cadets must complete in order to receive a commission in the United States Army. It is held in Fort Knox, KY and lasts roughly 29 days. Cadets are tested on leadership potential and skills learned during their completed years of ROTC training. A final Cadet Evaluation Record is given to each Cadet to be used for their accessions packet. Evaluated events include garrison operations, land navigation, physical fitness, FLRC, patrolling, and Squad Training Exercises.
Cadet Troop Leader Training (CTLT)
CTLT is an optional program for MS III Cadets during the summer following completion of CLC. This three week program trains Cadets in lieutenant positions with active Army and Reserve component units. Assignments are available in nearly all branches and with units worldwide. The Cadet receives an officer evaluation report (OER) upon completion of the assignment.
The Army's Basic Airborne Course is a three week course conducted by the Airborne School at Fort Benning, Georgia that trains students in the use of the parachute as a means of combat deployment. Successful completion of the course authorizes Cadets to wear the basic parachutist badge.
Air Assault Training
Basic Air Assault Training is a ten day course that trains Cadets on Combat Assault Operations involving associated equipment and U.S. Army helicopters. Successful completion of the course allows Cadets to wear the air assault badge.
Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency (CULP)
CULP is an opportunity for Cadets to explore the cultures and languages that exist outside of what they know. CULP was created as an effort to educate the leaders of the Army in cultural awareness. Cadets accepted into the CULP program will fly to a foreign country for 2-4 weeks and become immersed in the history, economics, culture, and language of the country.
Nurse Summer Training Program (NSTP)
NSTP is only available to nursing major Cadets and provides opportunities to develop and practice a clinical phase of instruction at Army Medical Command Treatment Facilities worldwide. The Cadet receives an OER upon completion.
Mountain Warfare Training
The Army's Mountain Warfare School is held in Jericho, Vermont. Students at the course learn knot tying, rappelling, vertical assent, mountain survival, first aid, and land navigation utilizing an altimeter. The course utilizes daily road marches with practical exercises of classroom lectures.
Northern Warfare Cadet Orientation Course (NWCOC)
NWCOC is a two week program conducted at Fort Greeley, Alaska. The course is designed to train Cadets in the skills required for conducting military operations in typical mountainous terrain found throughout the world. Special emphasis is placed on basic military mountaineering.