Military Science and Leadership

  • Contracting is the first step to becoming an officer

    Contracting: The first step to becoming an officer.

  • Cadets participate in realistic field training

    Field training: Cadets participate in realistic field training.

  • Cadets visit infirmed veterans.

    Community service: Cadets visit infirmed veterans.

  • Cadet Adams receives an award from VFW Post 5855.

    Awards: Cadet Adams receives an award from VFW Post 5855.

  • Graduates are sworn in as Army officers

    Commissioning: Graduates are sworn in as Army officers.

ROTC 'Leadership-Excellence' patch.U.S. Army star.

Western Michigan University's Army ROTC Bronco Battalion is consistently ranked among the top ROTC programs in the nation. The Bronco Battalion consists of more than 150 cadets from WMU and affiliated schools.

Army ROTC teaches leadership, and students who complete the ROTC program are commissioned as Army officers in the rank of second lieutenant. Nationally, ROTC produces 65 percent to 70 percent of all Army officers. Students may also compete for full-tuition scholarships.

For more information, contact the WMU Bronco Battalion or call Brett Johnson at (269) 387-8122.