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September 2020



The Colonel's Battalion conducted a field training exercise at the Harold L. Disney Training Center in Artemus Kentucky from 25 to 27 September 2020. Cadets received in depth training on field craft, squad tactics, and day and night land navigation.

Contracted Cadets

Contracted Cadets EKU ROTC

On September 10, 2020 the Eastern Kentucky Colonel's Battalion welcomed 10 new contracted cadets. Upon the oath to the U.S. Army and Cadet Command, the new cadets received scholarships to help alleviate the stress of college funding.

Fall Commissioning Second Lieutenant Crystal Pettit

EKU ROTC Fall Commissioning

As of September 9th, 2020, EKU and Colonel's Battalion Alum Crystal Pettit, has officially taken her oath to continue on her military path as Second Lieutenant Pettit. 2LT Pettit was pinned by her husband 2LT James Pettit. Her first salute was given by SFC (R) Rob Roane.

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