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,Cadet Stories,CULP

Lessons from Cape Verde-adapt and overcome

12 Sep , 2014  

ROTC Cadets paint a schoolhouse with their Cabo Verde hosts as part of their community service project.

By Cadet Tyler Rickenbach ROTC Cadets spent part of their summer in Cape Verde with the Cultural Understanding Language Proficiency (CULP) program, where they were asked by the host country to help elements of the Cape Verde military learn to speak better English. In this way the host country will be able to better perform …read more

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Cadet Stories,CULP,Spain

Training in Spain, earning airborne wings

9 Sep , 2014  

Evidence of Cadet Shulenberger's training while in Spain--his Spanish Airborne wings.

By Cadet Logan Shulenberger This summer I was lucky enough to be selected for a CULP mission to Spain. The Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency program starts off with several days of in-processing at Fort Knox, Kentucky. During this in-processing, the Cadets going to Spain were put into teams of ten. My team was Spain …read more

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Cadet Stories,CULP,Dominica Republic

A Fortunate Opportunity-My Summer CULP trip

8 Sep , 2014  

Yurkovich culp

By Cadet Mercedes Yurkovich- When I originally found out that I had been selected for the DOMREP mission, I could not help myself from musing about white, sandy beaches and sunshine. Many people travel to the island of Hispaniola to escape grey winters, drown out old beau sorrows, or find consolation with their toes at …read more

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Cadet Stories,CULP,Photo Blog

All for One – Team Dominican Republic’s Experiences

2 Sep , 2014  

Cadet Vidales of San Diego State converses with a patient in Spanish in order to further understand the patient’s health problems. He will then help translate the problems to doctors.

U.S. Army Cadets headed to the Dominican Republic as participants in the Army ROTC’s Cultural Understanding Language Proficiency program were anxious to begin their mission as soon as taking a step onto Fort Knox, Kentucky. Cadets were sent an Operations Order and understood what would happen on this trip. However, they did not understand the …read more

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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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