UWF ROTC hosts its 14th Annual Argonaut Challenge

The University of West Florida Army ROTC Program recently hosted its 14th Annual Argonaut Challenge. The annual competition for regional high school JROTC programs tests cadets physically and mentally, and further develops them as leaders and as team members. Twenty different teams participated in this year’s competition, bringing together over 200 high school students from […]

UWF Air Force, Army ROTC cadets commissioned as second lieutenants

Twenty cadets from the University of West Florida Air Force ROTC and Army ROTC were recently commissioned as second lieutenants during Spring 2017 commissioning ceremonies. The presiding officer for the Air Force ceremony was Lt. Col. Scott Lamont, Detachment 014 commander. Col. David Hanson, vice commander of the 919th Special Operations Wing at Duke Field, […]

ROTC cadets represent UWF in annual Bataan Memorial Death March

Six students from the University of West Florida Army ROTC program recently competed in the 2017 Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. The annual 26-mile march is conducted in honor of the heroic service members who defended the Philippine Islands during World War II, sacrificing their freedom, health, and […]

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UWF Army ROTC student named Honor Graduate at Basic Airborne Course

Cadet Hakeem Douglas, a student in the University of West Florida Army ROTC program, was named Honor Graduate at a Basic Airborne Course in Fort Benning, Georgia. The course took place from June 24 through July 17, and Douglas was selected as best in class in a group of more than 400 soldiers and cadets. […]

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