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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Akron resident Brian Bernard finishes The WhiteHot 5K race, sponsored by the ROTC, in first place, with a time of 18:36 on Saturday, April 26, 2014. The ROTC will sponsor an AmVets Clothes Off Your Back Race Thursday at 5 p.m. in Risman Plaza.

Veterans Club to host Clothes Off Our Back run

Mary Booth April 29, 2014

The Veterans Club is hosting a Clothes Off Our Backs run at 5 p.m. Thursday at Risman Plaza for anyone willing to strip down to their undergarments and donate their clothes to veterans.“At the run, everyone...

Air Force ROTC hosts its first Information Night at Terrace Hall

Mary Booth April 20, 2014

The Air Force ROTC is hosting its very first Information Night at the ROTC detachment in Terrace Hall from 6-8pm Tuesday. The event was rescheduled from a March snow day.“The Information Night is an...

Air Force ROTC cadets learn leadership skills for future

Mary Booth March 17, 2014

Seven cadets from the Air Force ROTC attended the National Character and Leadership Symposium (NCLS) at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs in late February.Samuel Pittman, freshman computer science...

Air Force ROTC cadets line up in the field house after they finish the Physical Fitness Test Friday Feb. 7, 2014.

Air Force ROTC hosts information night at Terrace Hall

Mary Booth March 11, 2014

The Air Force ROTC is hosting its first information night at the ROTC detachment in Terrace Hall from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.“The information night is an event for the northeast Ohio community to...

R. Jay Wilkinson, senior marketing major and President of the Kent State Veterans Club (right) laughs with Catherine Hofer (left), senior nursing major who just returned from active duty on Valentines Day, at the Kent VFW on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014.

Veterans Club unites former military members

Mary Booth March 4, 2014

The Veterans Club at Kent State came back to the main campus in 2009 for all former military troops to join.Joshua Rider, the adviser for the Veterans Club and the interim director for the Center for Adult...

A Kent State Air Force cadet waits in the water for a fellow cadet to walk off the high dive blindfolded as a part of the Combat Water Survival Training, Sunday morning, Feb. 16, 2014, at the University of Akrons natatorium. During the training they learned survival tactics that are important for use in the military in case of an emergency situation.

Air Force ROTC cadets learn combat water survival

Mary Booth February 17, 2014

On Sunday, the Air Force ROTC detachment met at The University of Akron’s Ocasek Natatorium for their annual Combat Water Survival Training. The cadets learned tactical skills and survival mechanisms...

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...

Cadet Tyler Kuns-Windisch salutes a fellow cadet before she falls into line to march from Terrace Hall to the M.A.C. Annex on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014.

Prior military experience helps ROTC students seeking officer positions

Mary Booth February 11, 2014

The ROTC program at Kent State is full of men and women that are all striving to become officers at the end of their college careers. Some of these cadets already have prior military experience that will...

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