Cadets take part in the Leaders Training Course when they enter ARMY ROTC with 2-2.5 years of college remaining. LTC is a 28 day course held during the summer at Fort Knox, KY. This course is designed to allow cadets to make up the ROTC basic course which occurs during your first two years of college. This is a great option for anyone that would need 2 years of college after completing LTC. Scholarships are offered to cadets after completion of LTC based on an Order of Merit List. Scholarships are given to cadets with outstanding physical fitness, GPA, and leadership capabilities. In addition LTC currently offers at $5,000 bonus for cadets that complete LTC and contract with UNF Army ROTC. LTC Cadets must complete all contracting requirements and maintain a minimum of a 2.5 College GPA.
All Army ROTC cadets who enter the advanced course must attend LDAC between their junior and senior year. LDAC is a four week summer course that trains and evaluates Army ROTC Cadets on their leadership potential. The course is currently held at Fort Lewis, Washington which offers cadets a unique location to train. During LDAC cadets will work with cadets from around the world in a full spectrum training exercise to include aviation and other tactical military vehicles.
Airborne Training often referred to as “jump school” is a three week course held at Fort Benning, GA where soldiers are trained to quickly and safely exit a military aircraft at 1,250ft and safely land on the ground. Airborne is divided into three phases: Ground week, Tower Week, and Jump Week. Slots for airborne are obtained on a very competitive basis and are decided based on performance in UNF Army ROTC. Cadets hoping to attend Airborne need to pass an Airborne Physical and the Army Physical Fitness test.
Air Assault training is a 12 day physically demanding course that is designed to prepare soldiers too effectively operate in Air Assault Operations. Soldiers will become proficient in Sling Load Operations, Army Aircraft Knowledge, and rappelling out of a UH-60. Air Assault is currently offered at Fort Campbell, KY; Fort Benning, GA and West Point, New York.
CTLT is a summer internship offered to Cadets during their MSIII and MSIV summer. During CTLT cadets will attached to an active duty unit for three weeks and act in some type of leadership role. During CTLT cadets travel to Korea, Hawaii, Germany and other countries around the world for this unique training experience.
The following links will direct you to the webpages to our transient schools and the goarmy.com site.
http://www.goarmy.com/rotc - ARMY ROTC Info
http://www.ju.edu - Jacksonville University
http://www.fscj.edu - Florida State College of Jacksonville
http://www.rotc.usaac.army.mil - ARMY ROTC Cadet Command
http://www.floridaguard.army.mil - Florida National Guard
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