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Nov. 11, 2005

Army ROTC to Host Ranger Challenge Competition at ULM

University of Louisiana at Monroe/Grambling State University Army ROTC will host the 8th Brigade Ranger Challenge Competition on November 11-12 on the ULM campus. Several university Army ROTC programs will participate: GSU/ULM, Northwestern, Southern University, Louisiana State University, University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Alcorn State University.

There will be approximately 110 student cadets on campus for military related training. They will be carrying M16A2 rifles (no live ammunition). The ULM/GSU cadre as well as other cadres will use simulation grenade fuses behind Brown Stadium on the hand grenade assault course.

Please contact Major Angie Norman at 318-342-1553 for more information. Schedule is as follows:

November 11: Day 1

Team Arrival NLT 4 p.m.
Cadre Meeting 4:30 p.m.
APFT 6:00 p.m.
Written Test; Patrolling 9:00 p.m.
November 12: Day 2

Wake Up 5:00 a.m.
10K Road March 6:00 a.m.
Round Robin 9:00 a.m.
Hand Grenade Assault Course Weapons Assemble/Function Check/Weapons Disassemble
BBQ/Awards 1:00 p.m.

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