Course Catalog: Army ROTC Course Curriculum
Course Catalog: Army ROTC Courses
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Physical Training is conducted weekly on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 0555-0730. Cadets will conduct accountability formations at 0555 at parking lot 5, next to the tennis court, prior to beginning physical training session. Uniform for Physical Training is Army Physical Fitness Uniform (APFU). During physical training sessions cadets will be led by experienced UNF cadre members to include exercises from FM 21-20 and other exercises. Physical Fitness regiment ranges from push-ups, sit-ups, and running to ultimate football, soccer, and beach runs.
Currently the United States Army conducts the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) which includes 2 minutes of pushups, 2 minutes of sit-ups, and a 2 mile run. Students looking to join ROTC should begin some type of physical fitness regiment prior to joining ROTC to allow for a smooth transition to Army Physical Fitness standards.
Leadership Labs are conducted weekly on Tuesday from 1400-1600. Leadership lab is where cadets receive hands on training and apply what they have been taught in their ROTC classes. During leadership labs cadets will participate in Squad Tactical Exercises (STX), First Aid, Land Navigation, Drill and Ceremony and Individual Movement Techniques. Uniform for Leadership Labs is ACU, but individual equipment needs change on a weekly basis.
UNF Army ROTC currently conducts one Field Training Exercise per semester and is typically conducted at Camp Blanding located in Starke, Florida. Field Training Exercises are conducted over a weekend and allow cadets to put all of their training for the semester to practical use. MS3 cadets are evaluated on the leadership skill while leading their assigned squad through a variety of training. During Field Training Exercises cadet conduct task training, Squad Tactical Exercises, patrolling, patrol bases and land navigation.
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