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Dept. of Military Science

Dept. 3167

1000 E. University Ave

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-3390

Email: armyrotc@uwyo.edu

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About University of Wyoming Army ROTC

Cowboy Battalion

Army ROTC is a physically and intellectually challenging program available at 276 universities across the nation.  We strive to make our cadets and program the very best of those 276.  

Our goal is to produce servant leaders of high character and achievement. Cadets will complete a curriculum of leadership training, while also completing an undergraduate or graduate degree.  The end result of completing ROTC and your degree? Commissioning into the Army as a Second Lieutenant. The available options after commissioning are serving on active duty, in the national guard (you choose the state), or in the Army reserves.

There is no commitment to serve in the Army while participating in the first two years of Army ROTC unless the student is on an ROTC scholarship.* Prior to the junior year of Army ROTC, all students must contract with the Army in order to complete the junior and senior years of the program and agree to a minimum service obligation.

*If you are not initially awarded a scholarship, you can still come to our program and compete for available scholarships.


Life as a Cadet

Weekly Schedule

Physical Training

  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday @ 0550-0700

Classroom Instruction

  • A class taught  twice a week by Cadre that teaches Cadets the science of leadership and Army tactical concepts.
    • Offered Monday/Wednesday and Tuesday/Thursday*

Tactical Lab

  • A weekly training event that develops Cadets' tactical knowledge.
    • Gives cadets practice at leading and using teamwork to accomplish a mission.
Army ROTC Cowboy Battalion  marching with the bronze boot

 

Fall Semester Events

  • Dining In
  • Participate in at least two home football games (Canon Crew, Field Goal net, LESS)
  • Bronze Boot Run
  • Field Training Exercise at Camp Guernsey (3 day weekend)
  • Junior Raider Challenge (1 Saturday)

Fall Semester Available Special Teams

  • Ranger Challenge Team
  • Army 10 Miler
  • Color Guard
  • Mounted Color Guard

Spring Semester Events

  • Military Ball
  • Participate in at least one basketball game (LESS)
  • Field Training Exercise at Camp Guernsey (3 day weekend)

Spring Semester Available Special Teams

  • Bataan Death March Team
  • German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge (GAFPB) Team
  • Color Guard
  • Mounted Color Guard
  • Ranger Buddy

 

More information on special teams 

Special Teams

Learn more about cadet resources 

Cadet Resources


 

Alumni information 

Alumni

Find out more about cadre and staff 

Cadre and Staff

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Dept. of Military Science

Dept. 3167

1000 E. University Ave

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-3390

Email: armyrotc@uwyo.edu

Find us on Facebook (Link opens a new window)

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