Baywatch: Cuba part of journey for ROTC student

Guantanamo Bay. Terror suspects. Top Secret clearance. This was recently a way of life for Aaron Jenkins, a junior ROTC student… Continue reading

Wright State to celebrate Veterans Day on Nov. 12 with full slate of presentations, activities

Insights from decorated soldier and renowned psychologist Larry James, secrets of transitioning from soldiering to college to careers, and even a tug of war… Continue reading

No bones about it: Anatomy, ROTC a good match

It was a summer anatomy camp at Wright State that hooked him. Continue reading

Wright State ranks among top schools in Ohio for future military service members

Photo of five people talking. Two are in military uniform.

Wright State University has been recognized as a top university in Ohio for students interested in military service. Continue reading

Students get crash course in Army life

Wright State students can learn about the U.S. Army and ROTC at the Leader’s Training Course this summer. Continue reading

Wright State Army ROTC commander shares history, meaning behind Memorial Day

Wright State Army ROTC cadets raise the flag in observane of Memorial Day.

Decoration Day, the precursor to Memorial Day, was first observed in the United States on May 30, 1868. Continue reading

Falling for skydiving—Golden Knight style

Photo of Wright State's Herb Dregalla (in yellow suit) skydiving with an Army Golden Knight

He felt the speed and the wind in his face. But he didn’t feel like he was falling. He was—from 14,000 feet at 120 miles an hour. Herb Dregalla, Ph.D., interim associate provost for Undergraduate Studies, dropped from the Texas … Continue reading

Leadership gained, fears lost for Wright State ROTC cadets

Photo of Derek Oda being instructed by a drill sergeant during his first day at the Leader’s Training Course.

On the front lines of battle, trying to steer a platoon of young soldiers on hazardous terrain while dodging whizzing bullets can create… Continue reading

Wright State Army ROTC Commander: Optimism our greatest Memorial Day decoration

Wright State Army ROTC cadets stand in formation as their commander makes remarks about Memorial Day.

“A decoration is more than just a ribbon, a flower or a medal. It is our way of gracing someone’s memory and service with honor… Continue reading

Commander of Joint Task Force Katrina to speak at Wright State University

Photo of Lt. General Russel Honore

The man who led military relief efforts in areas devastated by Hurricane Katrina, was once called a John Wayne dude who gets stuff done, and is now on a mission to prepare America for future disasters will speak at Wright … Continue reading