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Students discover passions through ROTC

Students discover passions through ROTC

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

Photo courtesy of USI photo services Katlyn Winnick said she has always known she wanted to major in nursing but never considered being a nurse in the army until someone mentioned the idea. Winnick said she quickly realized that was exactly what she wanted to do and ROTC was the best way to follo...

Wabash Battalion ROTC hosts Foot March

Nick Leighty

October 15, 2015

The Norwegian Foot March, hosted by the Wabash Battalion Army ROTC program, will be taking place from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. November 4 at the PAC. The Foot March will traverse a total of 18.6 miles with participants carrying a 25 pound ruck sack trying to complete the march before it’s time limit of 4 h...

“It’s hard to recognize a student veteran”

Bradie Gray

October 21, 2014

Veteran Support Services urges veterans to take advantage of support system. Andrew Bowlds visited Veteran Support Services last semester after serving 6 years in various places like Texas, New Jersey, Missouri and Iraq earning a variety of titles over time like military police officer, criminal investigator...

Students and soldiers compete in Norweigan Run

Ariana Beedie

November 8, 2013

The Norwegian Run, a course compiled of 18.6 miles, gave students and soldiers a chance to test their endurance Saturday. The run was sponsored by Nils Johnansen, a retired utility officer from Norway, who received permission from his regiment to host the activity on campus. “We did the road march in Alaska, ...

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