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ROTC Defeats Region, Takes on the World

Here at Penn State, we take a lot of pride in being number one. The Penn State Army ROTC team helped boost our university-wide ego by winning the regional Ranger Challenge Competition on Oct. 24 near West Point, New York.

The 10-person team will now move on to compete in the Sandhurst Military Skills Competition on April 15-16, 2011 at the United States Military Academy at West Point. The competition will host teams both nation- and world-wide. According to Major Dale Titus, the team will compete in events including obstacle courses, land navigation, rope-bridge assembly, paddling zodiac rafts, and more.

“I’d like to believe we’ll do well because we’ve got a great team, but the competition is pretty steep,” Titus said. “Only time will tell.”

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Tara Maerz

Hi I'm Tara. I grew up in Abington (Penn State Abington is basically my backyard). I am a junior Print Journalism major. I enjoy traveling, trashy reality TV shows, cereal and pillows.

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