UT’s Army ROTC and Tennessee Army National Guard brought two Tennessee Air National Guard Black Hawk helicopters to campus on Thursday. The event gave faculty and staff an opportunity to learn about both programs, and how they impact the campus community.
Twelve Air Force ROTC cadets and 15 Army ROTC cadets who are graduating this month will be commissioned Saturday, May 11, in the Student Union Auditorium at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Ten distinguished Army ROTC alumni were inducted into the UT Army ROTC Hall of Fame at its annual induction dinner on November 9.
Army ROTC cadets from UT Knoxville and UT Chattanooga recently participated in their annual four-day fall field training exercise on the island of Fort Loudoun in Vonore, Tennessee.
Dara Carney-Nedelman, a rising senior in honors communication studies and a member of UT’s Air Force ROTC and Chancellor’s Honors Program, has received a Project Global Officer award to study the Indonesian language and travel to Indonesia.
UT’s Army ROTC and the Tennessee Army National Guard hosted faculty and staff from across campus for an orientation session about their organizations and how they help students.
UT’s Army ROTC Alumni Council and Army ROTC Department held their inaugural Army ROTC Hall of Fame Induction Dinner on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11. The event also marked the 100th national anniversary of Army ROTC.
“Carry the fight to our opponent and keep it there for sixty minutes” is one of General Robert Neyland’s famous game day maxims, one that fourteen Army ROTC cadets at UT are taking literally. At 7:00 a.m. Friday, September 9, the cadets will embark on a 148-mile journey across East Tennessee, taking turns to run
Studying architecture is demanding. Studying architecture while being in the ROTC is—pun intended—a military regimen. Brice Holmes, of Lacassas, Tennessee, graduates today from the College of Architecture and Design. He is also being commissioned as an officer in the student ROTC program.
The 2014 Medal of Honor Convention, to be held in Knoxville September 10 through 13, is giving UT students special opportunities to interact with some our nation’s most honored veterans.
Major Jared Crain is the new head of the Army ROTC at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Commissioned upon his graduation from West Point, Crain previously served five combat tours of duty. He’s been to Iraq four times since 2003 and to Afghanistan once.
During this week’s commencement ceremonies, many students will be wearing special graduation cords and medallions in honor of their leadership and service on campus, in the community, and throughout the world. Also during commencement, nineteen students will be commissioned as second lieutenants into the United States armed forces.