ROTC Program To Stay On At NMU
Northern Michigan University
Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University says they have received word that its Army ROTC program will remain on campus.
In October, NMU was told its 44-year-old program was one of 13 that would be closed as of May 2015.
The Army has announced a new plan that will monitor enrollment and officer commission rates at the 13 programs for an additional year before any final decisions are made.
Since it opened in 1969, NMU’s ROTC program has graduated nearly 400 students and currently has 65 cadets. Although affiliated with the U.S. Army, the Northern program also serves the Michigan National Guard.
There are 273 Army ROTC programs in the United States, including seven in Michigan.