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The Department of Military Science provides students with high quality classroom instruction and engages them in world-class physical fitness training, land navigation, marksmanship, rappelling and other military activities.

Programs in the Department of Military Science

Military Science

Department Mission Statement

ROTC student marchingThe Military Science Department, Rattler Battalion recruits, trains, educates and retains cadets at St. Mary’s and partner schools in order to commission officers for service to our nation and the United States Army. The department fosters synergy for the common good and promotes collaboration with Community Leaders and Educators (CLE), the U.S. Army Reserve (USAR), the Army National Guard (ARNG), Junior ROTC (JROTC), the U.S Army Recruiting Command (USAREC), and the San Antonio area.

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