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NEWS | Oct. 7, 2019

Army ROTC cadets represent at UTSA-Army football game

By Danielle Avington 5th Brigade, U.S. Army Cadet Command Marketing and Advertising Specialist

Army ROTC cadets from the University of Texas at San Antonio’s Roadrunner Battalion, 5th Brigade Army ROTC, participated in the first-ever UTSA vs. Army Military Appreciation Game at the Alamodome in San Antonio Sept. 14.

During pre-game festivities, UTSA Army ROTC cadets had the opportunity to interact and speak with attendees about Army ROTC programs. It wasn’t just about sharing what Army ROTC programs had to offer though, it was also a chance for cadets to listen to veterans and their stories of being Soldiers, as well as talking with people of all ages and building connections within their community.

The game-day experience consisted of a variety of events that to highlight and honor the military, such as the 323rd Army Band’s pre-game performance, junior ROTC performances throughout the game and the Black Daggers Air Assault Team.

The opening game coin toss was conducted by Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson, commanding general for U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.

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