Reserve Officers Training Corps
Our program was originally established when Salisbury University was recognized as a state school,
but was reinstated in 2008 and has continued to grow since then. The Salisbury University Bravo Bushmaster
Company operates underneath the University of Delaware Fighting Blue Hen Battalion. Most training events
take place right here in Salisbury, but we also have the opportunity to travel up to our host school for
larger events as well. With the help of the instructors, Captain Ahlstrom and Sergeant First Class Kyreme, Salisbury
University cadets are challenged to learn tactical operations as well as leadership skills that cannot
be acquired in a classroom setting. The Army ROTC program at Salisbury University has been commissioning
quality officers since it was first founded.
ARMY ROTC is an elective curriculum you take along with your required
college classes. It gives you the tools, training and
experiences that will help you succeed in any competitive environment. Along with
great leadership training, Army ROTC can pay for your college
tuition. Because Army ROTC is an elective, you can participate
your freshman and sophomore years without any obligation to join
the Army. You will have a normal college student experience like
everyone else on campus, but when you graduate, you will be
commissioned as an Officer in the Army. At that point, you will
have a wide range of interest areas you can specialize in called
Who We are Looking For...
Those who succeed in the Army ROTC program are students who excel and want something more out of the college experience. Generally, these students are scholars who keep their grades up, athletes who are physically strong and leaders who have a great desire to learn.
Army ROTC students who receive an Army ROTC scholarship or enter the Army ROTC Advanced Course must agree to complete a period of service with the Army.
* You can serve full time in the Army for three years (four years for scholarship winners).
*Selected Cadets may choose to serve part time in the U.S. Army Reserve or Army National Guard while pursuing a civilian career.
It's an experience that you can't get anywhere else, and your leadership skills will be challenged every day. Contact your campus Military Science department for more specific details on your Army ROTC service commitment.
Enrolling in the Army ROTC Basic Course does NOT involve a commitment of service to the Army unless you have received an Army ROTC Scholarship.