For release: April 12, 2012
For press information, contact Curt Guenther, 901/678-2843
The 5th annual Naval ROTC Drill Meet at the University of Memphis will be held Saturday,
April 14. With 400 students from 25 schools expected to participate, it will the
largest such U of M event yet.
Most events will be held on Memorial Field, adjacent to the Elma Roane Field House.
The public is invited to observe the event. Paid parking is available in the Zach
Curlin Parking Garage adjacent to Memorial Field.
Some activities will be held on Friday and some will be off campus. A full schedule
of events is available online at http://www.memphis.edu/nrotc/pdf/Drill_Meet/time_matrix_updated_2_apr_12.pdf
Units from the following schools have registered to participate in this year’s event:
Auburn University, Marion Military Institute, Marquette University, North Georgia
College and State University, Ohio State University, Prairie View A&M University,
Purdue University, Savannah State University, University of Michigan, University of
Oklahoma, University of South Carolina, Iowa State University, Missouri University
of Science and Technology, Rice University, University of California at Berkley, University
of Illinois, University of Kansas, University of Minnesota, University of Mississippi,
University of Nebraska, and University of Wisconsin.
More information is available from Capt Robert W. Wickham, Marine officer instructor
and associate professor of Naval Science with the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps
at the U of M by phone at 901-678-4209 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.