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CSUSB Army ROTC: Learn. Lead. Succeed.

Vision Statement:

The Golden Lions Battalion serves as the premiere Senior ROTC program in Southern California, committed to developing Leaders of Character in service to our communities and our nation.


The Golden Lions Battalion recruits, educates, and trains ROTC cadets to commission future Leaders of Character dedicated to personal and professional excellence and committed to serving the Army and our Nation.

California State University, San Bernardino University Army ROTC Coyote Company serves the greater Inland Empire that includes San Bernardino and Riverside Counties in order to train Students/Cadets to become future Officers in the Armed Forces as well as leaders in the Professional Business World.

The CSUSB Department of Military Science is an academic department that resides in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences of California State University. The Military Science curriculum supplements students' academic majors by offering elective courses ranging from leadership and management to military history. Students who complete our Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) program become officers in the U.S. Army, Army Reserves, or the Army National Guard and are guaranteed either full or part time employment after graduation.

Partnership schools include: University of California, Riverside, University of Redlands, California Baptist University, and several local community colleges.

Army ROTC is an excellent leadership development program that offers challenging, hands-on training to build confidence and character while developing leadership skills for future success.

Explore this website for more information about Army ROTC benefits, full and partial scholarships available, adventure training such as airborne and air assault schools, National Guard and Reserve affiliation incentives up to $25k a year, career fields that include Aviation, Law, Medicine, Information Technology, Finance, Special Forces, and many more.

Army ROTC: the smartest college course that you can take!

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