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ROTC program director meets with Tinian cadets

TINIAN (Press Release) — On Tuesday, Nov. 12, Lt. Col. Thomas Anderson, director of the ROTC program of the University of Guam, visited Tinian High School’s JROTC to give a presentation about the Senior ROTC program and scholarship opportunities offered at UOG.

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LTC Thomas Anderson, director of the ROTC program at the University of Guam, and 1SG Jose King (Ret.) pin the PVT rank on Cadet Isa Reyes.  Contributed photo

A brief overview of his presentation: definition of ROTC, course summary, scholarship eligibility, benefits, typical weekly cadet schedule and training events, and other activities such as color guard, ranger challenge, and intramural sports/clubs.

LTC Anderson guided the students through the process of signing up for the ROTC scholarship.

In addition to his presentation, LTC Anderson assisted 1SG Jose King (Ret.) and Cadet Sgt. First Class Marisa King (Bravo First Sgt.) in the promotion of Cadet PVT Isa Reyes.

The Tinian cadets are immensely grateful for the time LTC Anderson took to come to the Tinian JROTC classroom.