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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

ASU Pershing Rifles Have Another Strong Showing at the Nationals

On March 9 Pershing Rifle Company M-4 set out to Jacksonville, Florida for National Conference and Competition (NATCON 2017). Twenty-seven Pershing Rifleman and Captain Brown attended from the Mountaineer Battalion. The entire event had over 300...

ASU ROTC Supports the 2017 Polar Plunge!

The 20th annual Polar Plunge was held on Feb. 23 at Appalachian State University’s duck pond off Rivers Street. Polar Plunge is an event were college students and on campus organizations donate money for Watauga County Special Olympics, then jump...

Commando Qualification Course (CQC)

CQC, or the Commando Qualification Course, is the final test that future Commandos must pass before they become full members of the club. These cadets have worked hard all year and have been through prerequisite training such as, Land Navigation,...

ROTC's Scabbard and Blade Club Supports ASU Women's Basketball Play4Kay

         Play4Kay originated in 2007 when NC State women’s basketball coach, Kay Yow, battled breast cancer. It was her vision that the Play4Kay fund would bring together coaches, players, and others to...

The passing of an Appalachian State University ROTC alumnus

  We have received notice from the Shilling family that First Lieutenant Austin Shilling has passed away. Austin was a First Lieutenant in the 3rd Squadron of the 89th Cavalry Regiment. He was Commissioned in 2014 from the Appalachian State...

ROTC Video - Spring 2016