Posts Tagged ‘cadets’

Maranatha Hosts ROTC Commissioning

A smaller crowd gathered to watch five MBU ROTC cadets commissioned into the United States Army as 2nd Lieutenant. ROTC Cadets Commissioned as 2nd Lieutenants Bryan Crane, Infantry, Active Army Jared Eitel, Infantry, Army National Guard Cody Gorski, Medical Services, Army National Guard Jeffrey Rupp, Engineer, Army, Reserves Sean Sutton, Ordnance, Active Army Capt. Jon…

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ROTC Cadets Recognized at Joint Award Ceremony

Congratulations to eight ROTC cadets who received awards on Wednesday, April 12 at the Joint Award Ceremony in Madison, WI. This ceremony brings the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine ROTC programs together annually to recognize their top Cadets and Midshipmen. These men have exemplified military and scholastic excellence as well as strong leadership qualities.

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My Cadet Basic Camp Experience

This summer, I had the opportunity to go to Fort Knox to participate in Cadet Initial Entry Training which is now known as Basic Camp. I was there from July 10th to August 9th as a part of the 6th regiment. The goal of this training was to teach cadets basic soldier skills as well…

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Cadet Summer Training from an Officer’s Perspective

Upon my graduation from college and commissioning as a 2LT in the United States Army, I was offered a three-month internship in FT Knox, Kentucky before I headed off to my Basic Officer Leadership Course (BOLC). This internship allowed freshly commissioned Officers to build their leadership skills and teaching abilities as an officer interacting with…

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The FTX Experience

Albert Einstein once said that the only source of knowledge is experience.  During my time at Ft. McCoy for the Battalion Field Training eXercise(FTX), I gained plenty of both through my squad members, hands-on projects, and various challenges presented to me. As a brand new MS1, I have very little experience with being a Soldier,…

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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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