It’s not too soon to plan for graduation and commissioning. We are already getting questions, so here are some answers for Friday, 16 May 2014:
Commencement for all Bear Battalion graduates will be the 10 a.m. ceremony- regardless of major.
Gold Bar Commissioning will be at 4 p.m. in the Plaster Student Union Theater. All facilities are accessible, so please let us know if there is anything you need to accommodate you.
For lodging, we have heard several rave reviews for the Holiday Inn Express just up National from the university, and I hear their military discount is pretty good.
The Springfield Urban-Warrior Challenge is not for everyone. Designed by the MSU Army ROTC, in partnership with the city of Springfield, the S.U.C. is only made for those who think they can handle the toughest, grittiest, most grueling race ever to inhabit the city. The 12.4K race will thrust you through urban Springfield taking on obstacles designed to challenge your endurance, speed, agility and will to keep moving forward. No matter who you are when you enter the S.U.C., you will emerge a warrior. Do not fear the S.U.C. Embrace the S.U.C.
Registration is available at www.embracethesuc.com/
The afternoon ceremony will begin at 12:30 p.m. Dec. 13, followed by the evening ceremony at 4 p.m. at JQH Arena.
Missouri State University’s female Bear Battalion, a team from the military science department, fought for and won top honors at this year’s Task Force level Ranger Challenge Oct. 20 at Fort Leonard Wood. This is the second consecutive year the female team won first place in the competition, leading them to compete in the Brigade level competition at Camp Dodge, Iowa, on Nov. 2-4.
Missouri State University’s Military Science ROTC Female Ranger Challenge Team took first place overall at the Brigade Ranger Challenge competition held March 22-23 at Camp Dodge, Iowa. The team took first place overall by winning six of the 11 events, and taking second place in four others.