Military Science

  • Rappeling Lab

    September 24, 2015

    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. […]


  • KHS Student Leader of the Month, February 2015

    March 12, 2015

    Kirksville High School has partnered with Truman State University ROTC and the Missouri National Guard to recognize a KHS Student Leader of the Month. Nominations for this award were sought from the faculty and staff of the high school for a student exemplifying the following characteristics: An individual of excellent character whose values hinge on […]


  • Cultural Awareness Lab

    Our MS300 class delivered a Cultural Awareness lab this Thursday. Cadets were prompted with questions about culture and it’s importance to discuss in squads and as a platoon.


  • ROTC Information Brief

    A big thank you to everyone who came out to the ROTC information brief this Tuesday! If you have any more questions about ROTC, feel free to stop by the Military Science Department in Barnett Hall.


  • The Bulldog Battalion Becomes A Little Bigger

    October 3, 2012

    On September 15, at the Truman State University football game, the Bulldog Battalion welcomed six new Cadets into the program. The six Cadets, their proud families, and LTC James Tenpenny, the current professor of Military Science, went out on to the field at half-time. LTC Tenpenny swore in Jessica Joseph, Sherry Guillen, Lindsey Owens, Michael […]


  • The Freedom Rock

    May 25, 2011

    Ladies and Gentlemen, For your enjoyment: For more information.   God Bless.


  • Congratulations new 2LTs

    May 12, 2011

                    Congratulations to the Army’s newest second lieutenants.  We are very proud of you and know you will make a significant, positive impact on the Army for years to come.  God Bless and God Speed!


  • Congratulations First Squad, the Final Squad Comp Winners

    April 30, 2011

    On Wednesday, each squad and the MS 400 class put their reputation on the line to see who were the “top dogs” in Truman’s ROTC Battalion. The cadets had to maneuver in their squads to complete certain obstacles created by the cadre. The obstacles were designed to test the cadets in every way. The obstacles […]


  • Congratulations MS300s

    April 16, 2011

    From the Cadet Battalion Commander: This past weekend, the MS300 class participated in the Joint Field Training Exercise at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. The weekend consisted of multiple sessions of land navigation on a grueling course, multiple squad tactical missions, patrolling missions, and a field leader’s reaction course to top it off. Truman was joined by ROTC […]


  • Bataan Memorial Death March

    March 31, 2011

    The Bulldog Battalion would like to congratulate our Bataan Memorial Death March participants for a job well done. They finished 19th for ROTC Heavy Teams. The participants included: SFC Byers, Charli Anderson, Ryan Newman, Sarah Jennings, Sarah Duesterhaus, Jared Dietrich, Mathew Rigdon, John Reddan, Libby Rendlen and Mary Oliver. Cadet Anderson said, “It was a tough march and […]


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