ROTC Wins Ranger Challenge

Truman ROTC took first place in the overall Ranger Challenge Competition at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., Oct. 2-3.

Out of nine individual events, Truman won six, competing against the University of Missouri-Columbia, Missouri S&T, Central Missouri, Missouri State, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Wentworth Military Academy, Washington University, the University of Missouri-St. Louis and St. Louis University.

Truman took four teams to the competition, including three men's teams and one ladies' team. The men's B team and the ladies' team took second place in their respective divisions.

The Ranger Challenge is designed to be a team building exercise. Cadets are placed in demanding mental and physical competitions to enhance leadership skills and develop team morale.

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