By Rebecca Fiedler Staff Writer Baylor women who have had involvement in the military have expressed differing opinions following the opening of more jobs for women in the U.S. Army. On Jan. 24 the Army News Service announced the Army will open 33,000 positions to women that were previously exclusive
Every year, the U.S. Army provides hundreds of ROTC cadets with the opportunity to visit 40 different countries for three weeks. The cadets can immerse themselves in a foreign culture and learn a new language through the Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency program, or CULP.
According to the U.S. Army’s Cadet Command website, CULP participants are exposed to everyday life in different cultures, which intensifies language studies. The Cadet Command states that the CULP program helps produce commissioned officers that possess the language and cultural skills required of an Army officer in the 21st century. Any Army ROTC cadets who wish to participate in CULP should contact their command for more information on the application process.
Baylor’s two ROTC programs have moved out of their longtime home on the southwest corner of campus in the old university health center into a newly renovated facility in the Speight Plaza Parking Garage.
Junior ROTC cadets from across Texas will march to Baylor’s campus this weekend for the Baylor ROTC’s Bear Invitational Drill Meet.
Two Baylor students are advancing to the 22nd Annual Texas State Japanese Language Speech Contest after placing first and second at the Dallas Regional Japanese Speech Contest in February.
On Oct. 25, 1946, the first 84 of 144 granite lampposts were erected at Founder’s Mall on Baylor’s campus to honor Baylor men and women who gave their lives in military service.