OUR MISSION

Educate, train, and inspire cadets of the Tar Heel Battalion to produce leaders of character who are committed to the Army values, competent in their duties, and prepared to serve successfully as commissioned officers in the United States Army.

 

ABOUT THE TAR HEEL BATTALION

Army ROTC, in addition to providing a basic foundation in military subjects and fundamentals of Soldier skills, is designed to develop the highest qualities of leadership, character, and citizenship through the wide variety of extracurricular activities it sponsors.At the UNC Army ROTC Tar Heel Battalion, our Cadets pursue bachelors, masters, or doctorate degrees in any major/field they desire. Upon receipt of a degree, Cadets commission as Second Lieutenants in the US Army, US Army Reserve, or National Guard.

In addition to providing a basic foundation in military subjects and fundamentals of Soldier skills, Army ROTC is designed to develop the highest qualities of leadership, character, and citizenship through the wide variety of extracurricular activities it sponsors. Some activities include Color Guard, field training exercises, challenging physical training, social events, Ranger Challenge, and intramural athletics. There are several intensive and rewarding training schools available via Army ROTC such as Airborne, Air Assault, Northern Warfare, Mountain Warfare, and Combat Diver. During the summer there are also foreign language and cultural programs to participate in: Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency (CULP), Project Global Officer (GO), and Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC).