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The official Army twitter announced Monday morning that 1st Lieutenant Ryan DeBooy, a former MTSU ROTC cadet, has won an Emmy for his video titled “Soldier overcomes loss from helicopter crash.” U.S. Army 1st Lt. Ryan DeBooy won an Emmy award for his storytelling work in “Soldier overcomes loss from helicopter crash”. Learn more about …

1st Lt. William “Blake” Pickel, an MTSU ROTC alumnus, active duty soldier, combat veteran and Cleveland, Tennessee native, passed away Sunday at Fort Rucker, Alabama, after “symptoms during a training event,” according to a press release from Fort Rucker’s Public Affairs Office. Fort Rucker officials were alerted around 8:30 p.m. that Pickel had been transported …

Photos courtesy of MTSU News The first weekend of May wrapped up the Spring 2019 semester for all Middle Tennessee State University students — but for many students, this weekend wrapped up their journeys spanning years of dedication. The annual spring graduations on May 3 and 4 saw the graduation of over 2,500 MTSU students …

Photo and Story by Seth Whitehead / Contributing Writer MTSU honored its veterans during Wednesday night’s basketball game against the University of Alabama at Murphy Center by hosting soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division, contracting new ROTC recruits and admitting veterans free. “Tonight, we had the 101st from Fort Campbell, who gratefully came out and …

Photo and story by Erin Cooper / Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University’s ROTC program held their bi-annual award ceremony on Tuesday in the Keathley University Center Theater to award members for their exceptional performance skills, high grades and strong leadership qualities. Cadets who were honored lined up onstage, stood at attention and held their heads high as they …

MTSU students in the military science program gained real-world exposure to sophisticated technology during explosive devices training last Thursday. The ROTC cadets received training in improvised explosive devices, or IEDs, from six U.S. Army Forces Command/Fort Campbell counter IED instructors and site leader Wayne St. Louis inside and outside Forrest Hall and the Forrest Hall …