Welcome

Welcome to the Official Site of Appalachian State University's Army ROTC! For nearly 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

New Army Officers!

BOONE—Six cadets in Appalachian State University’s ROTC program transitioned from students to second lieutenants during commissioning ceremonies held on campus. Col. Michael Oeschger, a 1992 graduate of Appalachian, shared advice he has learned...

Mountain Man Memorial March

ASU ROTC 's 5 person Mountain Man Memorial March "Heavy Team" won the 7th Annual competition on 12 April. The event involved race marching over 26 miles in Army pants and boots with a 35 pound backpack. The Mountain Man Memorial March is a...

ROTC Dining Out

Appalachian State ROTC hosted their Dining Out on 5 April 2014. The event is held in order to celebrate the commissioning seniors and the accomplishments of the cadets for the year. Friends and family attend the Military Ball to watch as each senior...

ASU Drill and Ceremony Victory

Appalachian State University's Pershing Rifles, unit M-4, attended the National John J. Pershing Memorial Drill Competition in Richmond, Virginia on 13-15 March. After attending conferences, the PRs competed in the drill competition. They placed 1st...

Honoring Women’s History Month

On 4 March 2014, the Appalachian State ROTC Department hosted a guest speaker for Women's History Month. The guest speaker was Major Diana Stumpf, a former ASU ROTC Cadre. Major Stumpf discussed her over 20 year career in the military and what it is...

Victory in the Mountains!

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.