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ROTC serves God and country

At a time of wars and rumors of wars, Army ROTC cadets are making the choice to serve their nation and honor their religion. Each cadet has a different reason behind why he or she decided to serve in the military. A common theme is a dedication to putting others before self. This selfless service leads to a majority of cadets serving missions for the Church. Zach Neukirchen, a junior business management major from Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., said he began his service in the Air Force ROTC and then joined the Army after completing his mission to Joao Pessoa Brazil. “I like to think of the ROTC as sharing a lot of the same standards that the Church values highly,” Neukirchen said. “In the Army, we have the core values: loyalty, honor, selfless service, personal courage and integrity. Really, that is what drives us as ROTC cadets.”
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