• Contracting is the first step to becoming an officer


    The first step to becoming an officer.

  • Cadets participate in realistic field training

    Field training

    Cadets participate in realistic field training.

  • Pysical Training

    Physical Training

    Cadets participate in physical fitness training

  • Cadet Mueller receives an award from the American Legion

  • Commissioning


    Graduates are sworn in as Army officers.

ROTC 'Leadership-Excellence' patch.

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.