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New Cadet Orientation 2018

Author: CPT Vonderheide

The timing for New Cadet Orientation 2018 is set!  From 12-16 August, 2018, the Fighting Irish Battalion will conduct New Cadet Orientation.  This is a great opportunity to experience the type of training you will conduct throughout your four-year journey to becoming a commissioned officer.  Students wishing to participate in Army ROTC are expected to attend.  New Cadet Orientation is led by rising seniors with the juniors serving as instructors in a Non-commissioned Officer capacity.  The event will test individuals physically and mentally while providing an opportunity to meet returning and new members of the organization.  Events at New Cadet Orientation include an Army Physical Fitness Test, Confidence Obstacle Courses, Land Navigation, and Basic Marksmanship.  At 2pm on16 August, the Cadet Oath is recited in front of the Reflecting Pool upon successful conclusion of the training.  Families are invited to the Cadet Oath ceremony and a cook-out immediately after.  All Cadets are released to their families for dorm move-in at 3pm on Thursday, 16 August 2018.  …

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"God, Country, Notre Dame"

Author: CPT Vonderheide

Army ROTC is proud to support the Shamrock Series events in San Antonio, Texas over Veteran's Day Weekend 2017.  The theme for the event is "God, Country, Notre Dame."  This motto originally recognizing the more than 2,200 Notre Dame men who fought in, of which 46 died, during the First World War.  This sacrifice is memorialized on the East Door to the Basilica.  As the University of Notre Dame has transformed, the motto has held stalwart, and today serves as the motto for the Fighting Irish Battalion.  It is a poignant reminder for the men and women commissioning into the Army to their committment to live and serve ethically and dedicated to service to the nation.    …

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Notre Dame Day (April 2017)

Notre Dame Army ROTC participates in Notre Dame Day annually.  "Notre Dame Day is a global celebration of the Notre Dame mission that engages, informs, and inspires people to take action and give back. Notre Dame Day is a chance to celebrate and give to what you love most about the University!"  For more information about Notre Dame Day, please see the official webpage.  We hope to have your continued support in the future!

Spring FTX (April 2018)

The Notre Dame Army ROTC Detachment is partnered with Western Michigan University to form Task Force #2 (Michiana).  In April 2018, we will conduct the inaugural Field Training Exercise with our TF2 partners.  Cadets and Cadre are looking forward to the opportunity to expand their training horizons, overcome the challenges of unfamiliar leadership and teams, and complete a comprehensive series of missions designed to tactically prepare our MSIII Cadets for success at Advanced Camp this summer at Fort Knox, Kentucky.