The Department of Military Science educates and trains students to commission as 2nd LT's in the United States Army through the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC).

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  • ROTC won the Ranger Competition in Minnesota.
    VERMILLION, S.D. – A team of University of South Dakota Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Cadets won first place against teams from South Dakota, North Dakota and Minnesota in the regional Ranger Challenge Competition last weekend. The last time USD won was in 1990.
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