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WSU Army ROTC leaders to speak at Brussels conference
April 21, 2017

Chris Heatherly, WSU Army Military Science Department chair and lieutenant colonel, and Casey McNicholas, a WSU senior ROTC cadet, will speak May 30-June 2 in Brussels at the seventh annual conference of the European Institute for the Study of Military Ethics.

March 15-18: Conference considers Manhattan Project legacy
February 28, 2017

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – The Hanford History Project at Washington State University Tri-Cities will host a conference March 15-18 at the Red Lion Hanford House that details the global impact of secret U.S. World War II nuclear weapons research and development.

Army ROTC cadets win scholarships as future pilots
February 1, 2017

By Chris Heatherly, Army ROTC

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University Army ROTC cadets Shane Hopkins and Samantha McNicholas were the only two regional winners selected recently for scholarship awards from the Order of Daedalians Cascade Flight #22 at Joint Base Lewis McChord in western Washington.

Army ROTC cadet assists at All American Bowl
January 23, 2017

By Chris Heatherly, Army ROTC

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University senior ROTC cadet Joseph Bocchi was selected to assist with drills and testing of the nation’s top 100 high school football players recently at the annual U.S. Army All American Bowl in San Antonio.

ROTC student completes ‘10 toughest days in Army’
January 23, 2017

By Chris Heatherly, Army ROTC

PULLMAN, Wash. – ROTC senior cadet Andrew Carrosino recently completed “The 10 Toughest Days in the Army” – successfully graduating from air assault school at the Fort Benning Warrior Training Center near Columbus, Ga.

Feb. 15 deadline for futuristic military stories
December 6, 2016

future-army-detailPULLMAN, Wash. – In search of innovative, non-linear ideas about future technologies and trends, the U.S. Army is hosting the Mad Scientist Science Fiction Writing Competition – and writers at Washington State University are invited to enter, according to WSU ROTC instructor Chris Heatherly. The deadline is Feb. 15.

ROTC cadet first WSU woman to serve in armor branch
November 21, 2016

By Chris Heatherly, Army ROTC

caitlin-faganPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University Army ROTC cadet Caitlin Fagan is the first female Cougar selected to serve in the U.S. Army’s armor branch. Service in the combat infantry and armor fields was opened to women in April.

WSU Tri-Cities named a Military Friendly School
November 14, 2016

By Jeff Dennison, WSU Tri-Cities

military-friendly-logoRICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities announced today that it has earned the 2017 Military Friendly School designation from Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse.

Student values WSU Tri-Cities support for veterans
November 10, 2016

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Emmanuel “Manny” Bonilla joined the U.S. Air Force at age 27 to improve life for his family in two ways: gain citizenship and finish college. Now a U.S. citizen, he is pursuing his dream major of computer science at Washington State University Tri-Cities.