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Photo courtesy of Lt. Col. Timothy Harris.
AT THE FINISH LINE—The cadets finished all the events in around seven hours, placing 9th among 29 total teams. The event takes place in Lacrosse Wisconsin over the weekend.

ROTC cadets attend Northern Warfare Challenge, place 9th

Sophia Huhta February 25, 2021

A team of five NMU ROTC cadets placed 9th out of 29 ROTC teams from the region competing in the Northern Warfare Challenge this past weekend. The Northern Warfare Challenge is a competition to test...

RUCKING TO VICTORY—ROTC cadets Anden Armbruster(left) from the not placed nine-man team, Ally Wasinksi from the 2nd place five-man team and Quinten DeMyer also on the nine-man team compete in the weekend long event.
Photo courtesy of cadet Derek Hentkowski

ROTC competes in Task Force Ranger Challenge

Maggie Duly October 17, 2019

It’s 30 degree weather with sleet, snow and 20 mph winds gusting at the cadets’ faces as they march a 22.31 mile course around Fort McCoy in Wisconsin with 35 pounds of supplies in their rucksacks...

YA LIKE SWAG—When the ROTC cadets and instructors run the last mile into the Tech stadium for the rival football game on Saturday, Oct. 12, they will be wearing their respective Battalion shirts. 
Maggie Duly/NW

ROTC runs game ball to Mich. Tech

Maggie Duly October 10, 2019

The NMU vs. Michigan Technological University game is a special occasion in U.P. college football, so special that the two schools Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) programs are working together...

Photo by Kara Toay: Junior biochemistry major Tristan Ruiz calls ROTC students to attention before their outdoor lab on Nov. 16.

Wildcats in uniform: North Wind staff tags along with students from NMU’s ROTC program

Kara Toay November 30, 2017

Snow covered the ground and a brisk wind blew as ROTC students trudged through 108 acres of land for their lab exercise. The Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program holds labs like this almost every...

ROTC program helps students develop leadership skills

ROTC program helps students develop leadership skills

Kara Toay November 16, 2017

Since 1969, NMU has offered an ROTC program that trains students to become second lieutenants and help them ultimately transition into the U.S. Army, National Guard or the Army Reserves after college....

ROTC takes first in national assessment

Braden Linick October 11, 2012

NMU’s Reserve Officer Training Course (ROTC) battled through a number of different obstacles, outscoring all other teams in the nation in the Leadership Development and Assessment Course over the past...

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