Serve your country. Become a leader. Earn a degree.

Army ROTC (Reserve Officers’ Training Corps) offers the broadest path for young men and women seeking to serve the nation as Army officers to achieve their goal.

At Emory & Henry you will work alongside peers and professors at East Tennessee State University (ETSU) to take ROTC classes that will lead you toward graduating in four years with a degree and the opportunity to serve your country.

Enjoy being a college student, and receive the tools, training, and experience that will enable you to graduate with a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army.

Who We Are

  • One of the best leadership courses in the entire country
  • Experienced, caring cadre; experts in our field
  • Talented, motivated Cadets; committed to service and leadership excellence 
  • A tremendously successful team, producing quality Army officers and making a positive difference—on campus and in the community

What we do

  • Encourage self-development
  • Build skills to lead others through challenging circumstances
  • Develop exceptional young leaders—both for our Army and our Nation

Meet our Cadets 

  • Von Brim 
    Von Brim
    Hometown: Bassett, Va
  • John Kapranos 
    John Kapranos
    Hometown: Wytheville, Va
  • Kinna Magette 
    Kinna Magette
    Hometown: Courtland, Va
  • Thomas Peery 
    Thomas Peery
    Hometown: Chilhowie, Va

Emory & Henry is a military-friendly school and participates in the GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon program for veterans and their dependents.