LDAC

Final LDAC Graduation Ever

12 Aug , 2014

Photo 1Last LDAC bid farewell to Cadet Summer Training By DeJanay Booth The sky was gloomy and rain cascaded down like a waterfall. However, despite the weather conditions, the 500 cadets of Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) 13th Regiment graduated at Sadowski Field House on Aug. 11, ending the Cadet Summer Training of 2014. Family ...read more

LTC

Leadership Started Early for this Cadet

12 Aug , 2014

LTC 6th Regiment Echo Company 1st Platoon 4th Squad cadet Rachel Botoulas from John Carroll University salutesCadet Rachel Botoulas led the color guard at 6th Regiment LTC’s graduation August 12. Learn more about her compelling story that got her to this point.

Cabo Verde,CULP,Photo Blog

The sights and sounds of Cape Verde–in photo II.

19 Aug , 2014  

CompoundSentances- Cadets Wright and Gerasimov teach 2nd SGT (SSG) Fredson Martinis and 1SGT Lima Anderson, using an iPad to show pictures of images and asking the Cape Verdian soldiers to describe them in English.

ROTC Cadets headed to Cape Verde with the Cultural Understanding Language Proficiency program, were asked by the host country to help elements of the Cape Verde military learn to speak better English. In this way they will be able to better perform when on NATO and humanitarian or rescue missions. Cape Verde is in Western …read more

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Cabo Verde,CULP,Photo Blog

The sights and sounds of Cape Verde–in photo

19 Aug , 2014  

Cadet Delon Lam interacts with the youth of Cape Verde and teaches him how to throw an American Football while on a Cultural Understanding Language Program Mission for the ROTC in Cape Verde, Africa.

ROTC Cadets headed to Cape Verde with the Cultural Understanding Language Proficiency program, were asked by the host country to help elements of the Cape Verde military learn to speak better English. In this way they will be able to better perform when on NATO and humanitarian or rescue missions.   Cape Verde is in …read more

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Cadet Stories,CULP,Lithuania,Video

CULP Lithuania TM2-Video

12 Aug , 2014   Video

Thanks to Cadet Ian Taggart and the Cadets and Cadre of CULP Lithuania Team 2 for this video of their experiences while in Lithuania. The first mission for this group of Cultural Understanding Language Proficiency Cadets was to teach conversational English to military personnel so when they are on NATO missions they can be better …read more

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Cadet Spotlight

Cadet Spotlight: Christopher Hooker

12 Aug , 2014  

Christopher Hooker

Cadet Spotlight: Christopher Hooker By DeJanay Booth Invincible Approximately 49 percent of the students in the Senior Military College at Texas A&M University in College Station decided to pursue a career in the military.  And Cadet Christopher Hooker planned to join that 49 percent. Students enrolled in the military college spend at least two years …read more

Cadet Stories,CULP,Dominica,Photo Blog

Discovering Dominica: A Reflection On Our Trip (and Photos)

8 Aug , 2014  

Maj. DeVall displays some traditional Kalinago face paint during a visit to their village (Photo by Cadet Justin-Ryan Abueg)

    By Matthew Tonkinson For most of Team Dominica, receiving our acceptance to the CULP program was the first time we had heard of this tiny island nation. Some thought it was a typo and that we were headed to the Dominican Republic. Yet after research, planning and the eventual commencement of our mission, …read more

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Cadet Stories,Croatia,CULP

Croatia CULP-Army Camp: Team 1

8 Aug , 2014   Video

(As we headed into the middle of our training adventures, we logged our experiences on a daily basis. We also posted a video here of our afternoon at the Dakova Town Festival–which was a great deal of fun and a true cultural experience. Many of us tried walk with the Stoola–a skill not to be …read more

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Cadet Stories,Croatia,CULP

Air Force Camp: Croatia Team 2

8 Aug , 2014  

(As we headed into the middle of our training adventures, we logged our experiences on a daily basis depending on what group we were with.) Day 10: The first day of Air Force camp included  many classes. The first class was taught by the head psychologist for the Air Force, Maj. Stela Feric Zivalyic, who …read more

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Cadet Stories,Croatia,CULP

Croatia CULP Day 7-9

7 Aug , 2014  

(As we headed into the middle of our training adventures, we logged our experiences on a daily basis and posted depending on what group we were with.) Day 7: Today we had the opportunity to see one of the two navy bases of Croatia. While in Split, we learned about the origins of the Croatian …read more

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Cadet Stories,Croatia,CULP

Commentary on my Croatian Experience by Cadet Andersen

7 Aug , 2014  

Welcome to the Bluegrass state: Out-processing from Fort Knox took only four days, and we were all eager to depart on our mission. I cannot speak for all 29 cadets on my mission but I can speak for myself when I can say I had no idea what to expect. “We want to expose you …read more

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Cadet Spotlight

Cadet Spotlight: Erin Williams

5 Aug , 2014  

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By Whitney Allen This is the second “Army summer” for Erin Williams. The Eastern Kentucky University ROTC cadet arrived June 27 for the 29-day LDAC, as a part of more than 4,000 cadets. Last summer Williams was one of only several hundred to participate in Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency (CULP).  During CULP, cadets spend …read more