ROTC Special Training Programs

Airborne School

If jumping out of a perfectly good airplane sounds like fun, then Airborne School may be of interest to you. Earn the wings of a U.S. Army Paratrooper at this three week school located at Fort Benning, Georgia. Airborne School is offered to qualified Cadets during their summer breaks. AIRBORNE!!!

Air Assault School GroupAir Assault School

Learn how to establish helicopter landing zones, prepare sling loads for Air Assault operations, and learn how to rappel from a helicopter at this two week course. Qualified cadets can attend any one of the schools located in Schofield Barracks, HI, Fort Drum, NY, Fort Polk, LA, or Fort Campbell, KY.

Cadet Field Training

Cadet Field Training is an 8-week program of instruction focused on Military Training, Physical training, and Moral, Ethical, and Professional development. Training is conducted at Camp Buckner, NY and the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY. During the training is a one week deployment to Fort Knox for mounted maneuver training. Cadet Field training provides cadets with an environment in which to develop leadership skills they will need to later fulfill their obligations as officers in the Army. Cadets will train on topics such as reflexive fire, weapons training, obstacle course, fire support, leadership development, land navigation, advanced land navigation, mounted maneuver training, engineer training, physical training, and close quarters combat.

Drill Cadet Leadership Training

The 4-week DCLT Program provide cadets an opportunity to apply leadership skills, interact with highly skilled and experienced Noncommissioned Officers (NCOs) and drill sergeants, and improve common task skill proficiency in an Army training environment. Cadets serve in positions with the cadre of Initial Entry Training (IET) and One-Station Unit Training (OSUT) units.

Mountain WarfareMountain Warfare School

After completing this 14 day long course, cadets earn the title of Military Mountaineer. Training lasts 14 hrs each day for the entire course and cadets learn how to effectively perform small unit tactics in a mountainous terrain and is taught by some of the top Mountaineer’s in the world.

Northern Warfare School

Battle cold and conquer mountains at the Northern Warfare Training Center, Fort Wainright, Alaska. Learn basic Mountaineering in one of the most visually appealing places on earth.

Cultural Understanding and Language Program (CULP)

Cultural ProgramThe Army recognizes the need for young leaders to develop more cultural awareness and foreign language proficiency skills. Now more than ever, cultural awareness training is a vital component to the ROTC curriculum. Overseas immersions help educate future leaders in ways the classroom cannot.

Cadets now receive opportunity to compete for immersion in more than 30 countries. These opportunities expose them to everyday life in different cultures and intensify language study, which helps produce commissioned officers who possess the right blend of language and cultural skills required to support global operations in the 21st century.