The Army ROTC program was established at the University of Guam on 19 October 1979.
Originally christened the Gold Warrior Battalion, the ROTC program’s first military
science classes were taught to 44 initial level and 25 secondary level cadets in the
Fall of 1980. Enthusiastic participation from the Cadets, top-notch instructions from
the Cadre, and great preparation between the University and its Military Science Department
quickly forged an ROTC program that was recognized both nationally and locally for
UOG ROTC Mission Statement
“University of Guam Army ROTC commissions the future leaders of the United States Army and motivates young people to be better civilians.”