The highest-ranking official in the United States military told Columbia student veterans on Thursday that a college education is key to transitioning service members to civilian life.
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NROTC helps Columbia contribute to the next generation of military officers.
The ROTC has set up offices and operation on campus, but some in the University community—unaware that the program has been established—are still concerned.
Four students are enrolled in the NROTC study at SUNY Maritime, while the program has established an office on the first floor of Lerner Hall and a committee determines how to award academic credit.
Our relegation of ROTC to an obscure office says much about our disdain for public service.
ROTC is back on campus, but a half-hearted implementation could stifle the program.
Four students have enrolled in NROTC so far, three from the School of General Studies and one from Columbia College.
Columbia officially agreed to recognize a Naval ROTC program in May 2011, having banned the program in the wake of the Vietnam War protests more than 40 years earlier.
Naval representatives spoke to Columbia students Tuesday about an ROTC program at SUNY Maritime that will begin accepting Columbia students for the spring 2012 semester.
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