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Five Days of Storytelling

27 Jul , 2014  

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By: De’Janay Booth Photo By: Josh Newell Cadets of the Leader Training Course (LTC) fourth regiment spent five days in the woods for the Squad Situational Training Exercise (STX). Lt. Col. Al Roach, the officer in charge of STX from the University of Florida in Gainesville, said the training encourages leadership, adaptability and confidence, and …read more

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A day at the gas chamber

22 Jul , 2014  

Cadets wait their turn inside the CRBN chamber to remove their masks during Army ROTC Cadet Summer Training at Ft Knox, Kentucky.  PHOTO BY JOSH NEWELL

  by DeJanay Booth Feature Photo by Josh Newell At 7 a.m., Spc. Sean Kindle, from Fort Bliss, Texas, and other cadre members unloaded the boxes of equipment from the military cargo truck.  The cadre stacked the boxes next to each other so the cadets could grab what they needed and set up the teaching …read more

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Conquering Fears and Trusting Equipment

22 Jul , 2014  

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Conquering fears and trusting equipment: all in a day’s work Kayla Boyd Cadet Matthew Lumia of Valley Forge Military Academy & College in Wayne, Pa. didn’t really know what to expect of the gas chamber at Leader Training Course. But he did know that he was scared. “What do I expect?” the Juliet Company cadet …read more

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Siblings in Service

18 Jul , 2014  

By Tanner Cole Today, July 18th, Shantoya Wiley graduated from the Leader Training Course in the 3rd Regiment. Her brother, Carlos Wiley, graduated from the Leader Development and Assessment Course just a few weeks prior. Shantoya entered the course directly after graduating high school. She’ll begin her ROTC classroom curriculum as a freshman this year …read more

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Cadets overcome old fears and make new friendships

18 Jul , 2014  

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By Whitney Allen Feature Photo by Melissa Scott After 29 days, the cadets of the 2nd Regiment of Leader’s Training Course have completed LTC training and graduated with both a sense of unity and accomplishment. Following graduation, the cadets were all smiles but there was no denying the challenges the weeks leading up to graduation …read more

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Squad Solidarity

18 Jul , 2014  

"Cadet Remer Cobb, of Norfolk State University, stays on guard at Squad Tactics. U.S. ARMY PHOTO BY KATIE GRAY"

By Tanner Cole Feature Photo by Katie Gray   For the culmination of the Leader Training Course, cadets take to the woods with rifles in hand. Their mission: to work together as cohesive squads and rout the enemy forces. Soochan Lee, a cadet from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, led his squad …read more

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Water Challenges Cadets’ Stability

16 Jul , 2014  

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by DeJanay Booth Photo By: Josh Newell Cadets in Regiment Four of the Leader Training Course (LTC) walked in and sat on the bleachers. Several wore a red wristband on their uniform indicating that they were weak swimmers. Lifeguards were instructed to keep an eye out for them. From their seats, the Cadets watched carefully …read more

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New Friendships Emerge

15 Jul , 2014  

New Friendships Emerge During LTC By Whitney Allen   Training is coming to a close for the 2nd Regiment of LTC. Cadets will be reunited with their families on Friday and graduation will follow on Saturday. Overall, there was a sense of unity and accomplishment among the cadets but there was no denying the challenges …read more

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Will You Take Off Your Mask

14 Jul , 2014  

A Cadet come out of the Gas Chamber experiencing what a chemical irritant was like. U.S. ARMY PHOTO BY KATIE GRAY

Will you take off your mask? By Tanner Cole   During the Leader Training Course every Cadet is given a choice. Will they take off their mask? The 3rd Regiment stood in circles in the woods behind Fort Knox’s tear gas chamber. Each group was being trained on the proper usage of their gas masks, …read more

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LTC Regt. 2 Graduates

13 Jul , 2014  

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Story By: Whitney Allen Photo By: Melissa Scott Three ceremonial howitzer shots for duty, honor, and country broke the quiet in the air Saturday morning at the graduation ceremony for 2nd Regiment of The Leaders Training Course. After 29 days of training, more than two hundred Cadets have finally reached graduation and stood in formation at …read more