Military Science

  • Annual Military Ball

    March 10, 2017

    On March 3, our Cadets, Cadre, and guests enjoyed our annual Military Ball. The Military Ball is a time to enjoy companionship, celebrate a year of accomplishments, and honor the sacrifice of past and current Soldiers. A great time was had by all! Photography by: John Killian


  • Team Field Training Exercise

    March 5, 2017

    The first weekend in March, cadets participated in a Team Field Training Exercise alongside cadets from Mizzou, Missouri S+T, and Lincoln University. MSIII’s participated in practical exercises that included call for fire, patrol base operations, and platoon operations. MS I’s and II’s constructed classes covering topics ranging from land navigation to squad tactics. They also […]


  • Analyzing the Battle of Wanat

    February 23, 2017

    In February, MSIVs and Cadre traveled to Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., to conduct a staff ride analyzing the Battle of Wanat.


  • KHS Student Leader of the Month

    February 14, 2017

    Truman State University Army ROTC partners with the Kirksville High School and the Missouri National Guard to recognize a “KHS Student Leader of the Month.” Nominations for this award are accepted from the faculty and staff of the high school. The “Student Leader of the Month” is chosen for displaying loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, […]


  • Bulldog Battalion Commissioning Ceremony

    June 15, 2016

    The Bulldog Battalion proudly commissioned 6 new Second Lieutenants on Saturday, May 7th. These new leaders were fortunate to receive words of wisdom from Brigadier General Michael Zerbonia (’86). We wish them the best of luck! Prior to the Commissioning Ceremony, LTC Utt presented the cadets with their first set of gold bars and a […]


  • Fall Cadet Awards Ceremony

    December 17, 2015

    Army ROTC cadets held their Fall Awards Ceremony on December 3rd, 2015. The Ceremony celebrated the academic and military accomplishments of cadets during the Spring 2015 and Fall 2015 semesters. The cadre and staff of the Military Science Department couldn’t be prouder of our cadets!


  • Truman ROTC Ranger Challenge Teams take Fourth Place at Annual Competition

    September 30, 2015

    This past weekend, the Truman ROTC Ranger Challenge teams participated in the annual Ranger Challenge Competition. Both the male and female teams took fourth place in competition. To find out more, check out this article by the Kirksville Daily Express! Way to go cadets!


  • Black Jack is Back!

    September 24, 2015

    After a year-long hiatus, the Military Science Department’s 75mm Pack Howitzer “Black Jack” is back and already bringing its energy to Truman football games and events! For more information – check out the Truman Today article here.


  • VIDEO: Oath of Enlistment Ceremony

    Did you miss the Oath of Enlistment Sept. 19th? Well, don’t you worry! We have it on video for you. Watch our newly initiated cadets enter into the Truman State University ROTC program. Congratulations cadets!


  • Rappeling Lab

    Many fears were challenged and overcome as the MS100 and MS200 students participated in a lab centered around the basics of rappeling. Each student was given a practice demo on the ground after their equipment was safety checked before they ascended the tower. When the cadets were not rappeling, they practiced other skills involving rope. […]


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