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 Cadet team wins the 8th Annual Mountain Man Memorial March

Posted April 16, 2015 at 11:25 am · By ASU News Filed under Awards, Honors and Promotions, General, Military Science and Leadership, Today // ShareThis BOONE—Cadets and officers from Appalachian State University’s ROTC program participated in this...

Mountaineer Battalion 2015 Dining Out Formal

On Friday, April 3, the Mountaineer Battalion held its formal Dining Out.  Major General Robert Ashley (Class of 1984), Commanding General of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center, was the guest speaker. He spoke of what he thought young...

Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment, A Personal Presentation.

On March 18, 2015, the Appalachian State ROTC Department hosted guest speaker Colonel Wendy Graham.  Colonel Graham, a former ROTC Cadet herself, is a proven leader with over 25 years of Army experience. She has led male and female Soldiers at...

Commando Club Conducts Commando Qualification Course

ASU ROTC’s Small Unit Tactics Club, The Commandos, conducted their annual Commando Qualification Course (CQC) from Friday February 27th to Sunday March 1st. This year’s 48 hour training event evaluated club member’s leadership skills, knowledge of...

Pershing Rifle National Competition 2015

The Pershing Rifle Drill team from Appalachian State University won third-place overall in the annual Pershing Rifle National Competition held in March in Richmond, Virginia. The team also placed third in the Platoon Armed Regulation Drill. This...

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Appalachian State ROTC Fall 2014

Slideshow 2014

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.