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Optional Training

Basic Airborne Course

Airborne

Basic Airborne Course is a three week course at Ft. Benning, GA which consists of training for and execution of 5 static line parachute jumps from an aircraft at 1250 ft.

The purpose of the BAC is to qualify the volunteer in the use of the parachute as a means of combat deployment and to develop leadership, self-confidence, and an aggressive spirit through mental and physical conditioning.

Air Assault Course

Air Assault

A two week course conducted at several installations across the country. This course teaches the basics of air assault operations including moving personnel and equipment via helicopter. Students will rappel from a helicopter and be expected to complete a rigorous obstacle course and 12 mile road march.

Cadet Troop Leader Training

You may also find yourself anywhere in the country, or overseas, involved in the Cadet Troop Leadership Training Program . This internship program places you in actual Army units acting as a real Lieutenant! This two or three week challenge is a definite learning experience, allowing you to gain a perspective on what you will be facing as a future officer. Generally, you are placed in a platoon leader position, leading 30+ soldiers and responsible for millions of dollars of equipment!

Norwegian Road March

The 18.6-mile road march requires participants to march on a trail that covers a variety of terrain while dressed in military attire and carrying a 25-pound rucksack. Cadets and soldiers who complete the road march in an allotted amount of time will be awarded a certificate and the bronze badge for finishing a silver badge after finishing four marches and a gold badge after completing eight marches. Participants may register individually or as part of a four-member team.

Project Go

Project GO (Global Officers) is a collaborative initiative that promotes critical language education, study abroad, and intercultural dialogue opportunities for ROTC students. Project GO programs focus exclusively on the languages and countries of the Middle East, Asia, Central Asia, and Africa. To learn more visit Project Go's Home page here.