Master Sgt. Christopher Upp, a senior military instructor at Northwestern State University, assisted Battalion Commander Cadet LTC Karl Marzahl in attaching the streamers of the 69th Demon Battalion to the colors during an Activation Ceremony Sept. 6. Colors signify the esprit de corps, courage and tradition of the Battalion. Also pictured are Cadets Logan DeOre and Cadet Rory Loud.
In addition to military training, cadets in NSU’s ROTC program participate in service activities and color guard duties. This year, the Battalion will host a blood drive, participate in Witch Way to Main Street and host the state JROTC Drill Meet. The Department of Military Science also honors veterans and active military during home sporting events. For information on ROTC at Northwestern State visit rotc.nsula.edu.