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Cadet Company Cmdr. Lauren Armendariz-Bast (MSIII) (left) coaches Jules Ruremesha as he operates his weapon while learning from simulation software during field training. Members of the ROTC participated in various training activities throughout the weekend.

War Games: ROTC cadets participate in training sessions

By Alan Kozeluh | October 1, 2012

Huddled in the middle of base camp in complete darkness, Cadet Company Cmdr. Lauren Armendariz-Bast (MSIII) confers with her cadets. “Make sure that everybody knows to stay in buddy teams at all times,” Armendariz-Bast says. “I don’t want anybody...

Daniel Martinez, Freshman computer science major, leaps into the Gabel Hall pool as part of the ROTC water combat training.

ROTC cadets test skills

By Alex Fiore | November 18, 2010

Clad in full fatigues and gym shoes, NIU Reserve Officers' Training Corps cadets breathed deeply and took the plunge. Over 40 ROTC cadets took part in their Combat Water Survival Test (CWST) as part of their commission requirements Thursday afternoon...

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