ROTC Coverage Added Recently
- 8 February 2017 Stanford Daily article "Cadets discuss history, challenges of ROTC at Stanford
". Note: The article describes the 27 hour a week educational and training committment of Army ROTC students at Stanford, lengthened by the students having to commute to the unit at Santa Clara University.
- 3 February 2017 Harvard Crimson article "At Exhibit, Faust Honors Harvard’s Military History". Note: Harvard President Drew Faust showcased an exhibit about Harvard's long history with the armed services. "The name of the exhibit itself—“To Serve Better Thy Country”—is part of the inscription etched onto Dexter Gate, which students walk beneath to exit the Yard: “Depart to serve better thy country and thy kind.”" In her remarks, President Faust noted the relative absence of material from the Vietnam war era, and attendees were given a flyer saying "If you would like to donate material, or have any questions or ideas to share, please contact the University Archives at (617) 495-5961".
- 20 January 2017 Harvard Gazette article "The long Crimson line: University archives depict Harvard military history". Note: The exhibit of four centuries of Harvard and the military runs until 21 February.
Older material added recently:
- 18 Juanuary 2017 MIT News article "MIT Air Force ROTC Detachment 365 named best in the nation". Note: "Among other accomplishments, Detachment 365 achieved the highest overall grade point average of 3.545/4.0 and physical fitness scores of 97.42/100. "
- 29 December 2016 MIT News article "Martin York named U.S. Air Force Cadet of the Year". Note: In addition to his ROTC role, he was in the top 1% of his MIT class academically and "worked as a research assistant on the groundbreaking D-8 “Double-Bubble” design for a future commercial aircraft".
- 17 February 2016 Harvard Crimson column "So Much for Cover: Camouflaged" by Nathan L. Williams '18. Note: An Army ROTC student reports "walking into class in uniform, I feel like I’m on trial. The atmosphere becomes tense; people look at me as if I’m spearheading some sort of military takeover of Harvard."
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