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Upcoming Events at A-STATE ROTC

August Commissioning Ceremony: 

We plan to commission eight Cadets on August 5th at the Convocation Center Haymes Auditorium. The ceremony begins at 2pm (1400), so please come join us as we administer the oath of office, pin them with their bars and watch as they perform their first salutes. Please use the lower RED entrance (the box office), as the Haymes Auditorium is right inside that entrance.


  • 80th Anniversary: September 7th marks the start of the first ROTC classes (1936). Come join us for a reception with refreshments, tours and displays from 2pm - 6pm hosted by our Cadets.
  • 4th Annual Howler: September 17th. Keep an eye out for the flyers for registration and times. You wont want to miss this grueling and exciting obstacle run!!



  • Hall of Heroes Induction Banquet / 80th Reunion: Keep an eye out for the details on this!! You must not miss this event, which will take place on Friday, November 11th. The banquet will include the 2016 Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony, featuring guest speaker LTC (Ret) Dave Grossman, and we will be celebrating our 80th Anniversary of ROTC at Arkansas State and the 100th Anniversary of ROTC nationally. Then, don't miss the Veterans Day Parade the next morning and the Tailgate and Football Game on Saturday afternoon. Our 2016 Hall of Heroes inductees will be honored on-field at halftime.

ROTC on football field

ASTATE Red Wolf Battalion

The Arkansas State University ROTC Program is dedicated to developing quality leaders for America's Army. Since the Army holds education as such an important aspect of leadership, it has invested in developing leaders by funding the training needed to facilitate quality leaders. Scholarships and other Financial Aid are available to students seeking higher education.

ROTC Develops Leaders

ASTATE ROTC has a proud 79-year history of producing top quality leaders who have gone on to hold high paying jobs, public office, and high ranking military positions. Cadets find their full potential and become overall better citizens by commissioning into the Active Duty Army, Army National Guard, or Army Reserve. Next year celebrates US Army Cadet Command's 100th Anniversary, as well as our Indian Battalion / Red Wolf Battalion's 80th Anniversary. 


ASU Military Science offers four clubs which enhance the ROTC experience: Pershing Rifles, Color Guard, Scabbard and Blade, and  Sisler's Raiders are all available to help develop skills and provide additional opportunities to get involved. 

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Hall of Heroes

Arkansas State pays tribute to ROTC Alumni who have distinguished themselves through heroic service, government service, and outstanding representation of the university by placing them in the Hall of Heroes.

See the Hall of Heroes here >>