Welcome to the Raider Battalion! On behalf of the Raider Battalion Cadets and Cadre, we welcome you to join our ranks. The instructors (Cadre) and staff assigned to the Raider Battalion serve selflessly to provide world-class military and leadership training. We follow a structured program of military history, leadership and national security. The Wright State University Army ROTC Detachment has been in existence since 1970.
The program started as extension program of the University of Dayton. In 1997, the Raider Battalion became a host program establishing its own traditions, history and lineage. The Raider Battalion has commissioned hundreds of officers into the United States Army where they serve proudly in the Regular Army (active duty), in the United States Army Reserve or the National Guard.
The Cadre and staff abide by the Wright State University’s foundational principles and the Army Values. The Raider Battalion Cadets are dedicated to succeed and excel physically, academically and in all the dimensions of leadership. We hope you become a part of our team and become part of the less than 1% of the U.S. population who serves our country as a commissioned officer!
Wright State University Raider Battalion
“TRIED, PROVEN & READY!”
News and Announcements
Fall Awards Ceremony
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
E163 Discovery Room, Student Union
Baywatch: Cuba part of journey for ROTC student
Guantanamo Bay. Terror suspects. Top Secret clearance.
This was recently a way of life for Aaron Jenkins, a junior ROTC student at Wright State who had been deployed to Cuba by the Coast Guard.
No bones about it: Anatomy, ROTC a good match
Nicholas Myers, a sophomore biology major, hopes to get into the Boonshoft School of Medicine and go on to be a physician in the U.S. Army. But it was an ROTC scholarship and the university's engaging pre-college programs in human anatomy and physiology that drew him to Wright State.
- Applications for the U.S. Army ROTC 4-Year College Scholarship Program for school year 2014-2015 will be accepted beginning February 10, 2013.
- If you are currently a Junior here at WSU or have been accepted to Wright State University Graduate program consider taking Army ROTC. We have a special 2 year ROTC program for Junior undergraduates and graduate students.
Army ROTC and Wright State University offer a variety of merit-based scholarships and incentives for AROTC cadets.
Applications for the U.S. Army ROTC 4-Year College Scholarship Program for school year 2014-2015 will be accepted beginning February 10, 2013.