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Department of Military Science and Leadership

Cadet Opportunities

Ranger Challenge

Once a year cadets from around the nation compete in teams against one another in challenges of physical endurance soldier skills and mental agility.

  • Cadet Tyler Fry Running during the Ranger Challenge PT event
  • Ranger Challenge team taking on the one rope bridge
  • Ranger Challenge team during the apparatus challenge
  • Ranger Challenge team during the apparatus challenge
  • 2016 Ranger Challenge team relaxing between events.


The Joint Field Training Exercise is a yearly exercise undertaken by Bulldog Battalion where cadets join up with their counterparts from other programs for a weekend of high intensity training.

  • Cadets direct a plan during their spring FTX
  • Cadets prepare in the early morning for the days training
  • Cadets receive an OPORD before a training mission
  • Cadets eat before the days training at their Spring FTX
  • Cadets plan a route of travel during their Spring FTX
  • Cadets talk on walkie talkies during their Spring FTX

Color Guard

Members of the Color Guard perform Drill and Ceremonies activities with many local and university organizations.


  • Color Guard team on the field
  • Color Guard black and white

  • Cadets post the Colors during Fresno State Veteran's week memorial ceremony
  • Color Guard team presenting the Colors during a Raider's home game.
  • Color Guard Team preparing to go onto the field.

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