The University of Vermont "Green Mountain Battalion" has an illustrious history of military achievement. The Army ROTC program at UVM is the oldest in the country, beginning in 1913 as the Student's Army Training Course. For over 100 years, this program has produced some of the finest military leaders to ever serve in the United States Army.


Watch the 2020 Virtual Commissioning Ceremony, recorded Sunday, May 17th, 2020!

You can also follow along with the Commissioning Ceremony program.

Read the Commander's Welcome letter!

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John Michael Zanin giving a speech.

Cadet John Michael Zanin

  • UVM Senior (MS4) majoring in Economics and History
  • Vermont Governor's Office intern
  • Four-year scholarship winner
  • Tactical Information Operations Planners Certification
  • Member of the Color Guard
  • The Military Order of the World Wars Award
  • Eagle Scout

Cadet Faulkner in a baseball game

Cadet Timothy Faulkner

  • UVM Senior (MS4) majoring in Athletic Training
  • Member of the Club UVM Baseball team
  • Four-year ROTC scholarship winner
  • Current Battalion Surgeon in the Green Mountain Battalion
  • Athletic Trainer for the UVM Mens D1 Hockey Team
  • Airborne School Graduate

Cadet Richard Parlato

  • Champlain college graduate with a Bachelor's in Communications.
  • UVM Graduate Student pursuing a Master of Interdisciplinary Education
  • Green-to-Gold Cadet (prior enlisted Sergeant)
  • Airborne School
  • Air Assault School
  • Pathfinder School
  • Expert Infantry Badge
  • German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge (Silver)