Title

Georgia Southern University Eagle Battalion 2015

Document Type

Georgia Southern Army ROTC Videos

Video Length

4 minutes

Publication Date

5-18-2015

Abstract

-- Georgia Southern University serves as the host school with four partnership institutions: Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah State University, Savannah College of Art and Design, and East Georgia State College

-- 59% Caucasian, 36% African American, and 5% Hispanic and Other

-- 73% Male and 27% Female

-- 56% Scholarship, 33% Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP), and 11% Non-scholarship/Non-SMP

-- Average GPA of Cadets is 3.42

-- Average time to graduate is 4.2 years

-- Largest non-military college Army ROTC program in the Southeastern United States

-- Largest Army ROTC Nursing program in the nation

-- Eagle Battalion maintains approximately 25 contracted Nurse Cadets

-- The Eagle Battalion has met or exceeded it’s required Army mission for Commissions for the last ten years. Each fiscal year, Cadet Command issues missions to every ROTC program, telling them how many Commissioned Officers they are to produce. Our program is one of only a handful of throughout the country to achieve their mission for the past decade.

-- Our program also serves as the Green to Gold counterpart battalion for Ft. Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield.

-- Many of our Cadets are involved in additional activities such as varsity athletics, intramurals, Color Guard, and various other organizations throughout campus and the community.

-- Back-to-back MacArthur Award Recipient (2009, 2010). The prestigious MacArthur Award is presented to the top ROTC program from each of the eight brigades.

-- 6th Brigade Ranger Challenge Winner (2013), 2nd Place (2014)

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