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Harvard ROTC Students Recognized by Air Force Secretary
ROTC

Harvard ROTC Students Recognized by Air Force Secretary

Two Harvard students in the Air Force ROTC program, Kira R. Headrick '17 and Zander E. Farrow '16, were recognized by the Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James in her speech.

President Drew G. Faust at ROTC Airforce Signing Ceremony
Drew Faust

President Drew G. Faust at ROTC Airforce Signing Ceremony

Faust speaks before signing to officially recognize the Air Force ROTC program.

University President Drew G. Faust at Air Force ROTC Signing
Drew Faust

University President Drew G. Faust at Air Force ROTC Signing

University President Drew G. Faust delivers a speech before signing an agreement for Harvard to officially recognize the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps.

Dean Rakesh Khurana at Air Force ROTC Signing
ROTC

Dean Rakesh Khurana at Air Force ROTC Signing

Dean of the College, Rakesh Khurana, speaks before the signing of an agreement through which Harvard officially recognized the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps program.

Year in Photos: ROTC
Central Administration

Harvard to Officially Recognize Air Force ROTC

​Harvard will formally recognize the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps program Friday, renewing relations decades after the University expelled the program during Vietnam War-era protest.

Drew Faust

Faust Urges West Point Cadets to Study Humanities

​University President Drew G. Faust stuck to her guns Thursday at the United States Military Academy, emphasizing the importance of the liberal arts to a crowd of about 800 cadets and faculty members in West Point, N.Y.

General McDew
College

Four-Star General McDew Emphasizes Importance of ROTC

Four-star Air Force General Darren W. McDew discussed Reserve Officer Training Corps ​at Harvard and the task of attracting millennials to the military before an audience of students and professors at Quincy House Wednesday.

General McDew
College

General McDew

Four Star General and commander of U.S Transportation Command Darren W. McDew speaks at Quincy House on Wednesday afternoon. General McDew spoke about his own career, the future of American defense, and the importance of adaptable leadership.

ROTC

15 Things FM Taught Us This Year

This year, we learned some things that you should know.

September 11th Memorial Service
On Campus

September 11th Memorial Service

Army ROTC cadet Charley M. Falletta '16 plays taps at the memorial service for those killed during the 9/11 terrorist attacks. "We organized a service for the first time last year to give Harvard students the opportunity to pause and gather together to reflect on the tragedy, courage, and indomitable American spirit for which September 11th will always stand," Falletta said.

Salute
On Campus

Salute

Sophia D. Chua-Rubenfeld ’15 receives her first salute at the ROTC Commissioning Ceremony in Tercentenary Theater on Wednesday.

Year in Photos: ROTC
Commencement

Year in Photos: ROTC

From left, Carolyn F. Pushaw ’16, Lucy F. Perkins, and Kira R. Headrick ’17 bow their heads during a 9/11 memorial service hosted by ROTC cadets and midshipmen in 2014.

Reinstament
Scrutiny

Reinstament

Navy Secretary Ray E. Mabus (seated, left) and Harvard University President Drew G. Faust (seated, right) signed an agreement in March 2011 to re-establish Naval ROTC at Harvard after nearly 40 years of absence due to Harvard's non-discrimination policy.

Marine Option Pushaw
Scrutiny

Marine Option Pushaw

Carolyn F. Pushaw ’16 decided she wanted to join the military when she was a child.

Naval History Class
Scrutiny

Naval History Class

ROTC midshipmen and Marine options give presentations during a naval history class at MIT. Students in Naval ROTC usually take a course on military science each semester.

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