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McNally, Bates win each match of their weight classes

Hannah Gooch Housing reporter November 10, 2019

Kent State Wrestling’s Andrew McNally and Tyler Bates won every match in their respective weight classes at Appalachian State’s Mountaineer Invitational and App State Open in Boone, North Carolina...

Kent State ROTC Army and Air Force members celebrate Veterans Day, Nov. 7 2019.

ROTC honors those who served at Veterans Day commemoration

Women and men in uniform stood together but in separate huddles near Kent State’s student green Thursday, Nov. 7 for the annual Veterans Day commemoration.Within one of those huddles, a group of students...

Despite mission differences, Air Force, Army ROTC share common goals

Kathryn Monsewicz September 21, 2017

College students have a lot of decisions to make, but imagine joining the military while also taking college courses. Opinionated.Kent State offers two Reserve Officers’ Training Corps programs on campus,...

Photo courtesy of Andrew Altizer.

After serving overseas, ROTC student looks forward to graduation

Lauren Phillips December 10, 2015

Many join the military as young high school graduates with dreams to become the best solider, Marine, sailor or airman they can be. Many achieve their dreams in the military and then enter civilian life.The...

Air Force ROTC cadet saves life off campus

Sky Fought April 19, 2015

When Mitchell Briggs, a junior aeronautical studies major and Air Force ROTC cadet, was driving to his apartment on March 22, he had no idea he would be put in a life or death situation.Briggs was driving...

Photo by Bob Christy

Kent State employee awarded Air Force Civilian of the Year

Sky Fought March 18, 2015

Earlier this month, the Air Force recognized Cynthia Smith, a Kent State employee, as Civilian of the Year. Smith works as the aerospace studies administrative assistant on campus. Smith, who has been...

Sophomore cadets in the Air Force ROTC take the Physical Fitness Test Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. Cadets have one minute to do as many push ups as they can while another cadet counts.

ROTC cadets train for physical fitness tests

Mary Booth February 16, 2014

During their second year in the Air Force ROTC program, cadets are required to pass a physical fitness assessment or PFA, in order to be eligible to attend Field Training in the summer.       The...

A group of Air Force ROTC cadets learn about various Air Force plane models, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. The class was lead by newest commander Lt. Col. Daniel Finkelstein in Terrace Hall.

New Air Force commander assigned to Kent State ROTC

Mary Booth February 3, 2014

The commander in charge of the Air Force ROTC program is reassigned to a different position every three to four years. On June 28, 2013, Lt. Col. Daniel Finkelstein officially took over as the new commander...

Kent State reserve officers training corps newest commander, Lt. Col. Daniel Finkelstein, teaches an Air Force ROTC class, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, in Terrace Hall.

ROTC program provides skills for future

Mary Booth February 3, 2014

The ROTC program, which has existed for more than 60 years, offers a wide range of benefits for students enrolled. Those in charge do whatever they can to mold the best men and women for the armed forces.“It’s...

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