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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.

ROTC cadet among top 10 seniors in nation
October 6, 2016

By Chris Heatherly, Army ROTC

samantha-mcnicholasPULLMAN, Wash. – The U.S. Army Cadet Command recently recognized Samantha McNicholas as one of the top 10 cadets out of 5,508 seniors nationwide.

ROTC student completes ‘10 toughest days in Army’
October 3, 2016

By Chris Heatherly, Army ROTC

matthew-peterson-headPULLMAN, Wash. – ROTC senior cadet Matthew Peterson recently completed “The 10 Toughest Days in the Army” – successfully graduating from the Sabalauski Air Assault School at Fort Campbell, Ky.

Army nursing cadet wins award
September 6, 2016

By Chris Heatherly, Army ROTC

Claire-WinemanPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University Army ROTC cadet Claire Wineman won the Norton Healthcare Award at the recent U.S. Army Cadet Command Advanced Camp in Fort Knox, Ky.

Army ROTC enlists first strength and conditioning coach
August 30, 2016

Coach-Natalie-Reetz-headPULLMAN, Wash. – Army ROTC at Washington State University welcomes returning senior Natalie Reetz as the unit’s first strength and conditioning coach. A personal trainer majoring in sports science, she will assist cadets to achieve their maximum individual physical potential.