AROTC without the scholarship

King Twix

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Hello,

I was not awarded the NROTC scholarship, and the only schools I can currently afford going to only offer AROTC.
How would I go about joining AROTC without the scholarship?

Thank you
 

DrMom

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The ROO will tell you what you need to do--which class/lab, which events like PT and FTXs. Reaching out to the ROO is where you start. If you want to be an Army officer, which is the only reason to do ROTC, the ROO will show you the pathway at your school. That person works at least 40 hrs a week so you can call and talk about today. It is best not to wait until August--and a lot of the ROTC staff disappear for the summers running training. It is ok to make it clear that you are also interested in the scholarship or ways to pay for college but you will get a warmer reception if you start by talking about wanting to grow as a leader and serve your country.
 

clarksonarmy

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Most programs are going to let you participate fully. Just let them know you are coming, and be ready to participate. Each program is a little different, so your mileage may vary...Good luck
 

King Twix

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The ROO will tell you what you need to do--which class/lab, which events like PT and FTXs. Reaching out to the ROO is where you start. If you want to be an Army officer, which is the only reason to do ROTC, the ROO will show you the pathway at your school. That person works at least 40 hrs a week so you can call and talk about today. It is best not to wait until August--and a lot of the ROTC staff disappear for the summers running training. It is ok to make it clear that you are also interested in the scholarship or ways to pay for college but you will get a warmer reception if you start by talking about wanting to grow as a leader and serve your country.
I've looked on the schools page, and I can not find the ROO or any way to contact them. Does anyone have any idea where I can find it? I'm looking for the Texas State program.
Thanks so much
 

AROTC-dad

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I've looked on the schools page, and I can not find the ROO or any way to contact them. Does anyone have any idea where I can find it? I'm looking for the Texas State program.
Thanks so much


MAJ James W. Douglas Jr. MSA
Adjutant General Branch
Battalion Operations Officer (Also called the Recruiting Operations Officer or ROO)
MS II Instructor

Note: He is on TDY (temp duty away) so you can call and ask for Vicki.
You can also email MAJ Douglas at jwd67@txstate.edu
I recommend you cc: armyrotc@txstate.edu

Here is the AROTC office phone. (Vicki)
(512) 245-3232 office phone.
 

clarksonarmy

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The operations officer is usually the S3, not the ROO. In
Looking at their website it looks like they don't have a ROO, who would normally be a DA civilian. I would say call the phone number or email their generic email address.
 

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The operations officer is usually the S3, not the ROO. In
Looking at their website it looks like they don't have a ROO, who would normally be a DA civilian. I would say call the phone number or email their generic email address.

I called the office and MAJ. Douglas is the acting ROO.
 

clarksonarmy

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That may be, but Battalion Operations Officer does not equal ROO. Two different jobs
 
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