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ASU ROTC Scabbard and Blade Referee A Volunteer Event
Dec 7, 2017

On December 3rd, 2017, eight members of the Appalachian State ROTC Scabbard and Blade Club volunteered to help referee the 12th annual, “Santa ...

ROTC Yosef Fires the Musket Announcing the Team

The Mountaineer Battalion Celebrated a Full and Special Weekend 9-11 November, 2017
Nov 15, 2017

The Mountaineer Battalion Celebrated a Full and Special Weekend 9-11 November, 2017Several seniors were able to socialize with a handful of ROTC Alumn...

COL Clayton Speaking at ASU Veteran's Day

Veteran's Day 2017
Nov 11, 2017

ASU celebrated Veterans Day with a moving ceremony on campus today, Nov. 10. Col. Ralph L. “Bo” Clayton III, a 1988 Appalachian graduate, was...

App State ROTC at Fall Field Training Exercise (FTX)
Nov 3, 2017

 October 26th, 2017, Appalachian State University ROTC held its annual fall Field Training Exercise. The training event lasted October 26th-28th....

App State ROTC at 4th BDE Ranger Challenge Competition
Oct 24, 2017

On October 20th, 2017, the Appalachian State Ranger Challenge team left Boone bright and early to travel to Ft. Pickett (Virginia) to compete in ...

App State ROTC Alumni Named Director of DIA!
Aug 30, 2017

Lt. Gen. Robert P. Ashley, Jr., U.S. Army,  (App State Class of 84) was recently confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the 21st Director of the Defense...

App Cadets at Advance camp

App State Summer ROTC Training
Aug 24, 2017

This previous summer Cadets of the Mountaineer Battalion participated in the following opportunities:17 Cadets went to Advance Camp 4 Cadets attended ...

Congresswoman Foxx Speaks at Army Officer Commissioning
Aug 16, 2017

Congresswoman Foxx speaks at Army officer commissioning By Kayla Lasure kayla.lasure@wataugademocrat.com BOONE — Five Appalachian State University R...

Cultural and Language Understanding in Nepal
Aug 8, 2017

This summer I was lucky enough to be able to travel to Nepal, a third-world country located between China and India, with several other Cadets from ar...

A New “Dive” App ROTC Mountaineer
Jul 17, 2017

This summer I was afforded the opportunity to attend the US Army Special Forces Underwater Operations School with 13 other cadets from across the nati...