The Vermont Cynic

ROTC shouldn’t serve as scholarship money

ROTC shouldn't serve as scholarship money

Chris Harrell

February 22, 2019

It’s impossible to walk around campus and not notice the partnership between the University and the U.S. Army. They have their own building in the middle of campus, and their posters and logos dot the University. However, these two institutions are much more connected than they should be. For man...

ROTC celebrates 100th anniversary

ROTC celebrates 100th anniversary

Alexandra Shannon

April 27, 2016

UVM’s ROTC hosted a 5k to celebrate their 100th year anniversary. ROTC programs across the world held 5ks, all starting at 11 a.m. The races all began at the same time  with the goal of setting a world-record for the largest number of people running a 5k at the same time, Battalion Commander...

ROTC holds fall training event

A shooting demonstration is given.

Jill Vaglica

October 1, 2015

  “This ain’t ‘Call of Duty’” said Capt. Timothy Martin, standing in front of a group of UVM Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets as he held an M16A2, the standard-issue U.S. army rifle. During the weekend of Sept. 26, UVM ROTC students attended their first fall training event for ca...

ROTC student athletes carry dual obligations

ROTC student athletes carry dual obligations

Freddy Fields

March 10, 2015

For few students at UVM, the job of being a student athlete is mixed with the responsibility that comes from being an ROTC cadet. There are currently four students that both play a varsity sport and are ROTC cadets: sophomore Kyle Walsh on men’s lacrosse, seniors Heidi Peterson and Ed Simon on the wo...

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