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Our Mission

SIUC Army ROTC Detachment; in partnership with SIUC Leadership recruits, retains, educates, and develops quality leaders who meet requirements of our Nation and total Army in order to ensure the continued strength of our Nation. 


The overall focus is to provide a challenging curriculum, developmental leadership opportunities, and enhanced experiences that will provide Cadets with the attributes to succeed as junior officers and leaders in the US Army. 

Recent Activities:

The Saluki Strike Battalion is gearing up for a new school year! Although COVID-19 has changed many things on campus and worldwide, the need for leaders never stops. As our returning cadets come back for another year and new students arrive to the program for the first time, we are changing our courses of action to ensure that we train to the same standard while making sure that we stay safe. If you are interested in how you can better your leadership skills, call or email the Recruiting Operations Officer, Mr. Shannon Lewey, at 618-530-5790 or

Stayed tuned for highlights and updates.  You can also visit out Facebook page.


Attention Alumni!  We have officially started making the Alumni Tracker where you can input yourself into your class by going to the Alumni tab and then going to the Add Yourself To Your Class Tab or you can go to the online form, it’s quick and easy.