The Campaign Spot

Obama, All Talk, No Action on Bringing ROTC Back to Campus

I applaud Barack Obama saying he thinks that universities should not turn away the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps because of disagreement over military policy.

Of course, it would have helped if the senior lecturer/professor had ever said or done something about it while he was teaching at the University of Chicago, which kicked ROTC off campus during the Vietnam War.
Right now, University of Chicago students can participate in the Army ROTC by treking to the University of Illinois-Chicago) and students who wish to be a part of Air Force ROTC must commute to the Illinois Institute of Technology.
The University’s student newspaper has opined in favor of bringing back ROTC.

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