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Take advantage of the opportunities offered by the JHU Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC). Enhance your confidence, problem solving ability, and leadership skills. You can enroll in Johns Hopkins Army ROTC during your first two years of college without any service commitment.

Our program is rooted in history and places an emphasis on excellence. No matter your academic interests or career goals, the Blue Jay Battalion wants to help you explore them. The leadership skills you develop here will set you up for success anywhere life takes you!

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Ranger Challenge 2023 Competition Recap

Last month the Blue Jay Battalion sent our Ranger Challenge (RC) team to Fort Barfoot, VA to compete in the annual 4th Brigade Ranger Challenge Competition! Our Cadets have been working hard every day since our semester started to practice for this event and all those early mornings paid off! These Cadets showed a phenomenal...

Welcome Back Blue Jay Battalion!

We are so glad you are here! We ended our second spring semester by commissioning eight new second lieutenants, sending our MS-3 cadets to cadet summer training (CST) at Fort Knox, Kentucky, and sending numerous cadets to DOD internships and military schools. At CST, the MS-3 Cadets were able to show case all of the...

2023 Summer Training

Cadet Summer Training (CST) This past summer, rising MS4s graduated from Cadet Summer Training at Fort Knox, Kentucky, a 35-day mandatory training event where cadets were evaluated and challenged on their leadership capabilities. Cadet training involves rifle qualification, land navigation testing, an obstacle course, three ruck marches, the ACFT fitness test, CBRN gas chamber, and...