When the cadets with the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps defend their post during advanced training this summer, they’ll be standing alongside their cohorts from the U.S. Military Academy.
A partnership between Army Cadet Command and West Point will allow academy cadets to visit Fort Knox, Ky., for the Field Training Exercise portion of Advanced Camp. About 400 West Point cadets will attend the training this summer – up from 40 last year, when senior leaders ran a pilot program to gauge feasibility.
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The Army hopes that its esports teams will allow the service to connect with the American public and attract new troops.
At first, some soldiers didn't believe the Army was forming a team. Could playing esports games really be a job?
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