Norwich question

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  1. robb

    robb New Member

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    I have been told that due to military cutbacks that some upper classmen lost their contract to be second lieutenents. If this is true, why has this not been posted by the University. Thanks
     
  2. LineInTheSand

    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006

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    Robb, this is the West Point thread, not Norwich. There is a senior military college thread that probably has some Norwich folks that could answer that.
     
  3. buff81

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    Moving this thread to the 'Publicly and Privately Funded Military Colleges' forum.
     
  4. NorwichDad

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    I really doubt this happened. I recently chatted with a MSIV, one of their best cadets, he did not mention anything. There are instances, just like at any other ROTC program where cadets make personal mistakes (dui, grades, etc) and lose their contract. I think the Army MSIVs will find out their branch in a couple of weeks. Best Wishes to all of them.
     
  5. NorwichDad

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    From my experience about Cadets losing contracts

    at Norwich and other schools. Only the PMS and Cadet truly know why. We are third parties and really are not entitled to know why.
     
  6. bruno

    bruno Retired Staff Member

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    True. I suspect that the PMSs are much quicker now than they were in the past to pull scholarships if Cadets don't meet the standards, and I wouldn't be surprised if the PMS is much less likely to recommend someone for commissioning if they are borderline. But I haven't heard of any across the board actions that would cut back the numbers offered commission in the Army. (As elsewhere, there was a Big cutback though in the number of scholarships offered last year and this year). I know that at VMI this year, as a result of commissioning cutbacks, the AF pushed any cadets who had been in their program but undecided about commissioning, or who were not selected to attend summer training, into the Army program.
     

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