Local ROTC cadets train for future Army careers

Local ROTC students prepared for their future in the service with medical training at Shenanigans in La Crosse on Thursday.Using the Army's "Fight as We Train" method, staff from Mayo Clinic and Viterbo University lead nearly 70 college-age cadets from…

UWL ROTC teams compete in 20-mile warfare challenge

The Northern Warfare Challenge is a 20-mile ruck march. Fourteen ROTC teams of five filled their backpacks with roughly 50 pounds of gear and competed against one another as they walk or run 20 miles through the cold and snow.

ROTC honors local vets on Veterans Day

About 70 students are enrolled in the program through UW-L, some with hopes of being an officer in the military someday. On Veterans Day, a few of those cadets had the privilege to present the colors in front of hundreds of their heroes.