Georgia Southern University

ROTC program honored by Sixth Brigade

The ROTC program based at Georgia Southern University has been recognized for producing its required number of line officers and nurses.
Eagle Battalion produced 14 officers and two nurses during fiscal year 2007. It was the only battalion in the entire Sixth Brigade to make its mission in both of those categories.

‘This is a great achievement for our battalion,” said Lt. Brandon Lake, the scholarship enrollment officer for Eagle Battalion. ‘It speaks well of our leadership and our cadets.”

In addition to Georgia Southern University, Eagle Battalion includes ROTC cadets from Armstrong Atlantic State University, Saint Leo University, Savannah College of Art and Design, and Savannah State University.

The Sixth Brigade is comprised of ROTC battalions based at 20 colleges and universities in Georgia, Florida and Puerto Rico.

ROTC graduates are commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army.

Georgia Southern University, a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University, offers more than 120 degree programs serving nearly 17,000 students. Through eight colleges, the University offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs built on more than a century of academic achievement. The University, one of Georgia’s largest, is a top choice of Georgia’s HOPE scholars and is recognized for its student-centered approach to education. Visit:

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