) The estimated cost in one school year of ROTC
for four million students is P16 billion at P4,000 each.
Under her 'Citizen Services Program' bill, students who opt for ROTC
training would be granted free health insurance and medical services.
Dela Rosa said reimposing the ROTC
will be "substantial" in preventing students from joining leftist organizations and becoming fighters of armed communist groups.
One young man said that all his friends thought that his joining the ROTC
was a waste of time by marching around with a wooden gun.
Gatchalian said ROTC
instructors will also be required to undergo a capacity development and enhancement program, which includes gender- and child- sensitivity training programs as well as sessions on relevant domestic laws and other international obligations, to ensure they are held to the highest moral standards as they carry out the program.
"Students should leave LeMoyne-Owen changed," he says, adding that the reinvigorated ROTC
program will be rigorous, help students transcend conventional methods of thinking and equip them for a lifetime of "leadership, scholarship and service" in alignment with president Dr.
In the succeeding half century, all male UO students in their freshmen and sophomore years were required to drill with ROTC
, McMahon said.
Hayes and senior John Boulding, Ole Miss ROTC
cadet battalion commander, ran the first six miles, and then the other cadets took shifts to run the ball along Highway 9 to Calhoun City.
's return also heralds an important change for the military.
Richard McSorley, pacifist and Georgetown professor who believed that "kill and destroy is the central function of the military," raised the question of whether his school would be as welcoming to other outside groups as it is to the ROTC
To learn more about ROTC
trends, read "Cadets on Campus" in the March 2008 issue of University Business.
LET'S BEGIN WITH THE WIDELY ACKNOWLEDGED fact that ROTC
does an awfully good job of producing fine officers at a much lower price than the academies.