Welcome to the Official Site of Appalachian State University's Army ROTC! For over 40 years, Appalachian State has produced leaders of character for the United States Army. If you would like to learn more, or if you think you have what it takes, take a look at the following pages. This program will challenge you to not only become Army Strong -- but Mountaineer Strong!

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News & Announcements

ROTC Supports the Winterfest Parade in Blowing Rock

Winterfest Parade January 30th marked the final day at Winterfest. Nine cadets from Appalachian State along with Cadre member Robert Graham went to Blowing Rock to participate in the first parade ever held at Winterfest. Cadet LTC Lay, the...

ROTC Supports HSA Blood Drive

On Friday, Jan 29th, in the Student Union,the Hispanic Student Association (HSA) sponsored a Blood Drive through the American Red Cross. Cadets in Appalachian State's ROTC program arrived around 0930 to assist in the initial setup. Afterwards...

I know what you did last summer….. #2; US Army Special Forces Combat Diver Qualification Course (CDQC)

 During the summer of 2015, I had the rare opportunity to attend the Special Forces Combat Diver Qualification Course (CDQC) in Key West, FL. CDQC is a course that is exclusive to special operations soldiers (Rangers and Green Berets). However...

I know what you did last summer….. 2015 Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency Trips

The after trip reports by Cadets Skaggs and Wagner: Cadet Parker Scaggs   American Cadets along with their American Cadre, Brazilian Instructors, Guyanese Instructors, and the Chief of Staff of the Guyanese defense force pose for a photo...

Appalachian State Army ROTC Honors 2015 Veterans Day

The ASU ROTC Cadets provided a cordon of honor for the raising of the National Flag and remarks by University faculty, including Chancellor Everts.

Mountain Man 2015 Video

Surprise surprise, the AppState ROTC team has won again.

AppState ROTC Promo

Appalachian State ROTC Fall 2014

Slideshow 2014

ASU ROTC Cadets discuss the Program for The Appalachian

Students in the Reserve Officers' Training Corps must learn to balance the stresses and rigors the military demands while working toward earning a degree for their future. Members of the ROTC discuss their time in Army ROTC while simultaneously being enrolled at Appalachian State.