Norwich Army ROTC places 2nd at the Northern Warfare Challenge

By NU Marketing & Communications Office

The competition tested the cadets' adaptability and skillset with trials of essential winter survival techniques and a rigorous written exam, culminating with a 16-mile journey on Grandad Bluff at Fort McCoy.

Norwich Army ROTC Northern Warfare Challenge Team
Norwich Army ROTC Northern Warfare Challenge Team Skills Test

Norwich Army ROTC is proud to have placed 2nd out of 51 teams at the annual Northern Warfare Challenge hosted by the Eagle Battalion at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse.

 

The competition tested the cadets' adaptability and skillset with trials of essential winter survival techniques and a rigorous written exam. While the first day's events were held at Fort McCoy, on the second day, the cadets embarked on a 16-mile journey ending at the flagpole on Grandad Bluff.

 

The Northern Warfare Challenge allows cadets to come together to engage in rigorous competition, strengthening their camaraderie and honing leadership skills. This event highlights their dedication to duty and determination to excel as future army officers.

 

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About Norwich University
Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates traditional-age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in baccalaureate and graduate degrees. Norwich University was founded in 1819 by Captain Alden Partridge of the U.S. Army and is the oldest private military college in the United States of America. Norwich is one of our nation's six senior military colleges and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). www.norwich.edu 

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