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Definition of Rotc

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corps of college students who receive training as military officers for future service in the armed forces (U.S.)
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rotc
n : a training program to prepare college students to be commissioned officers [syn: reserve officers training corps , rotc]



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Noun
1. a training program to prepare college students to be commissioned officers
(synonym) Reserve Officers Training Corps
(hypernym) corps
Rotc Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Joint Acronyms and Abbreviations
Reserve Officer Training Corps
  
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International Relations and Security Acronyms
Reserve Officer Training Corps
Rotc Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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The Republic of the Congo , sometimes referred to as Congo Republic or Congo-Brazzaville, is a country located in Central Africa. It is bordered by Gabon, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Angolan exclave of Cabinda.

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The Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) is a college-based program for training commissioned officers of the United States Armed Forces. ROTC officers serve in all branches of the U.S. armed forces (although the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Coast Guard do not have their own respective ROTC programs, graduates of ROTC programs do currently serve as Marine Corps and Coast Guard officers). In 2010, ROTC graduates constituted 38.5 percent of newly commissioned U.S. Army officers, 1.8 percent of newly commissioned U.S. Marine Corps officers (through NROTC), 16.7 percent of newly commissioned U.S. Navy officers, and 38.1 percent of newly commissioned U.S. Air Force officers, for a combined 30 percent of all active duty officers in the Department of Defense commissioned that year. Under ROTC, a student may receive a competitive, merit-based scholarship, covering all or part of college tuition, in return for an obligation of active military service after graduation.

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