HOW DO YOU SELL ROTC AT THE END OF A WAR?

For as long as Texas has existed, kids interested in the military were told to go to A&M. The charismatic leader of UT’s Army ROTC program, Lt. Col. Kopser, wants to change UT’s image as a protest-heavy school. But can he do it at the tail end of the war in Afghanistan?

Army ROTC

courtesy of The Alcalde

I head back to my alma mater, the University of Texas at Austin, to check out its Army ROTC program and its new leader for the school’s alumni magazine.

By |2017-09-12T14:28:55+00:00September 7th, 2012|

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I’m Kristina, a freelance military reporter who writes regularly for the New York Times about business and the military. My stories have also appeared in the Atlantic Monthly, Playboy, Newsweek, Wired, Businessweek, Foreign Policy, Pacific Standard, AP, FoxNews.com and the New York Post. I’m also a U.S. Army veteran.