Army ROTC Training at Kansas State University

AIRBORNE TRAINING

The US Army Airborne School, located at Ft. Benning, Georgia, is available to cadets that are enrolled in the program. The course is three weeks long, consisting of a ground week, tower week and jump week. With each week comes different types of training designed to teach you how to parachute out of airplanes and helicopters. It is an exciting non-stop course that will push you to the limit. AIRBORNE!!!

AIR ASSAULT TRAINING

"Stand up, hook up, slide down the rope!" This school combines the utility of rappelling with the excitement of riding in helicopters. Also, students learn how to hook objects like howitzers and Humvees underneath hovering helicopters. Air Assault is as mentally challenging as it is physically demanding. It requires the student to be strong in both mind and body before attending. The reward for ten days of hard work is the coveted air assault badge.

CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING AND LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY (CULP) PROGRAM

Every year hundreds of Cadets travel the globe, spending up to three weeks immersed in foreign cultures. The Army recognizes the need for young leaders to develop more cultural awareness and foreign language proficiency skills. Cadets now receive opportunity to compete for immersion in more than 40 countries. These opportunities expose them to everyday life in different cultures and intensifies language study, which helps produce commissioned officers who possess the right blend of language and cultural skills required to support global operations in the 21st Century.

CADET TROOP LEADER TRAINING (CTLT)

CTLT increases each cadet's leadership experience. Each Cadet is assigned to a platoon leader position and given an opportunity to lead soldiers. It familiarizes cadets with the command, training, administration and logistical functions of active duty units. It also exposes cadets to the on-duty and off-duty environment of the junior officer.

HELICOPTER ORIENTATION

Participate in one of the Wildcat Battalion's field exercises and experience what it feels like to ride in one of the Army's most advanced helicopters, the UH-60 Blackhawk.

FIELD LEADERSHIP REACTION COURSE

Be one of the few daring students to challenge the different obstacles arrayed before you and come out the victor. The field leadership reaction course allows students in teams to negotiate obstacles with materials on hand and their own team work. A great team competition.