Military Science

  • 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. […]


  • 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!