Updates

ROTC Student Invited to Play Football in China

My recent trip to China to play football provided many first-time experiences. For the first time, I traveled overseas and visited a new culture with different customs, foods, cities, languages, and people. Rarely did I see a sign written in English, and the people around me spoke Chinese. I had trouble navigating the city, ordering…

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Ranger Challenge Champions

Maranatha’s Army ROTC Ranger Challenge team won for the fifth time in a row this year!  They have won seven out of the nine years that they have attended the competition. Ranger Challenge is a day-and-a-half long competition that takes place at Ft. McCoy once a ye ar.  Schools from all over the mid-West bring…

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A New Year Begins

As the school year begins again for Maranatha Baptist University (MBU), so too does the ROTC program in our pursuit of Leadership and Excellence.  To do this at MBU we have engineered an orientation event to introduce new MSI(freshman) cadets (and even some returning cadets) to our program, faculty, student leaders, and opportunities here. The…

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Spring Leadership Development Exercise (SLDX)

C Company cadets traveled to Ft. McCoy for a 3 day long field exercise to apply what they have learned in ROTC and expand on that knowledge with many classes and practical exercises. One of many classes they received was the first aid class taught by CDT Gorski. Cadets were taught the basics of evaluating,…

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BDE Commander and CSM Visit to Maranatha Baptist University

On the 9th of March 2016 the BDE Commander and the Command Sergeant Major traveled to Maranatha Baptist University to impart their advice and wisdom to the cadets of Charlie Company. Colonel Morgado, the BDE Commander, was extremely friendly and open when it came to answering questions for the cadets. One of the questions asked…

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Staff Ride

Many have said that “history is one of the best teachers.” I would agree that this maxim. A look back at history can teach us, especially those of us desiring to be U.S. Army officers, much about the highs and lows of Army officer-ship. This is primarily one of the reasons that the senior cadets…

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