Members of MIT’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program reflect on challenges and benefits of being an ROTC cadet and an MIT student.
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MIT has offered military training since 1865. Today, the Institute hosts U.S. Air Force, Army, and Naval Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) programs.
In this video, Navy ROTC Midshipman Juliana Silldorff, a senior in the MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AeroAstro), and cadets Chloe Brown, a senior in the MIT Department of Chemical Engineering, and Thomas Edelman, a senior in AeroAstro, reflect on the challenges and benefits of being both an ROTC cadet and an MIT student. “It’s really inspiring to be around a group of people that is so motivating,” says Silldorff.
Video by Melanie Gonick/MIT | 5 min, 18 sec