Winter Commissioning

On December 18th, the US Naval ROTC Battalion at UW – Madison commissioned three new junior officers in the United States Navy. ENS Elwing, ENS Hernandez, and ENS Zimbauer will all be joining the submarine …

Change of Command and Chili Cook Off

On December 14th, the Battalion had a change of command ceremony. MIDN 1/C Bloom was relieved of command of the Battalion by MIDN 1/C Poche. MIDN 1/C Bloom did a fantastic job leading midshipmen after …

The River Food Pantry Community Service

On October 29th, midshipmen from UW NROTC volunteered at The River Food Pantry by packing and organizing meals and other food items. Helping our community is just one of the ways midshipmen have been giving …

Fall Invitational Drill Meet

The badger battalion once again began hosting it’s annual fall drill meet this fall. On October 23rd, five other schools from around the country travelled to Madison, WI to compete in many events and build …

Spring Commissioning

On the morning of the 8th of May 2021 the University of Wisconsin NROTC commissioned 2 Ensigns and 3 Second Lieutenants into the United States Navy and Marine Corps. The new officers are 2ndLt Michael …

Change of Command

At the end of each semester the battalion command changes over to new midshipmen to allow for them to develop their leadership skills. This semester’s officers did an excellent job leading the battalion and developing …

Awards Ceremony

The UW NROTC battalion had its annual awards ceremony on April 24th. This year’s ceremony looked a little different with our usual guests and donors being with us through virtual means instead of in person. …

Warrior Night

On April 16th, the Badger Battalion was able to continue one of it’s many traditions, Warrior Night. Each warfare community club made their own video of highlights (and some lowlights) of the semester. The videos …

Extremism Stand Down

On March 18th, 2021, the battalion conducted training as part of the Department of Defense stand down on domestic extremism in the United States military. CAPT Zacharski briefed the battalion on their duties as future …

MIDN Stolley Ship Selection

On February 24th, 2021, MIDN 1/C Stolley had her ship selection for her first tour as a Surface Warfare Officer – Nuclear option. MIDN Stolley selected the USS New Orleans (LPD-18) homeported in Sasebo, Japan. …