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SMP (Simultaneous Membership Program)

The Simultaneous Membership Program allows you to attend Army ROTC and serve in the U.S. Army Reserve or Army National Guard at the same time. It gives you an opportunity for additional training and experience. Cadets serve as Officer Trainees in the Reserve or National Guard while completing college. You can earn Reserve/Guard pay and benefits in addition to your Army ROTC allowances.

SMP Procedures

  • Contact the Ohio National Guard or Army Reserve on campus Recruiter for an interview
  • Obtain a letter of acceptance into the SMP program from Guard/Reserve Unit Commander
  • Complete the Medical Qualification Exam through Army ROTC
  • Obtain Assignment Orders from Guard/Reserve Unit into the SMP Program
  • Contract with Army ROTC

SMP Qualifications

  • Junior in academic standing
  • GPA 2.0
  • Accepted by Wright University Professor of Military Science and Unit Battalion Commander
  • Pass the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) (Although a passing score is all that is needed to qualify, excelling at PT is a must for future Army Officers)

SMP Benefits

  • $350-$500 Monthly Stipend
  • E-5 Pay for Drill Weekend
  • Second Lieutenant upon Graduation
  • Maintain Guard/Reserve Benefits Active Duty or Guard/Reserve Possibilities
  • Leadership Training

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