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Army Reserve and National Guard Students

If you are pursuing your bachelor's degree, did you know the only thing standing in your way of becoming an officer is completing two years of Army ROTC? Regardless of which state you drill in, Green Mountain Army ROTC is a great place to further your military education and career.You can continue to drill with your unit and be part of one of the best Army ROTC programs in the state. This is referred to as the Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP).

SMP Procedures

  • Contact the Green Mountain Battalion Army ROTC Admissions Officer for an interview
  • Obtain a letter of acceptance into SMP program from Guard/Reserve Unit Commander
  • Complete the Medical Qualification Exam through Army ROTC
  • Obtain Assignment Orders from Guard/Reserve Unit into the SMP Program
  • Contract with Army ROTC

SMP Qualifications

  • Sophomore in academic standing
  • GPA > 2.0
  • Accepted by IU Professor of Military Science and Unit Battalion Commander
  • Pass APFT (Although a passing score is all that is needed to qualify, excelling at PT is a must for future Army Officers)

SMP Benefits

  • $350-$500 Monthly Stipend
  • E-5 Pay for Drill Weekend
  • Commissioned Second Lieutenant upon Graduation
  • Maintain Guard/Reserve Benefits
  • Active Duty or Guard/Reserve Possibilities
  • Leadership Training
  • In addition to the MGIB (Montgomery GI Bill) and the stipends, cadets serving with the Army National Guard may also receive 100% Tuition Assistance through the National Guard Supplemental Grant (NGSG).

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