News & Announcements

Alumni Weekend Experience October 24-25

UVA Navy ROTC will be hosting a “Homecoming Weekend Experience” for our alumni and supporters October 24-25. The event will include a Friday afternoon golf outing as well as a tailgate before Saturday’s UVA vs. UNC football game. The golf outing will take place at Birdwood Golf Course at 1400 and the time of the […]

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Friday Afternoon Lab Training

MIDN 3/c Will McFadden has recently started up a Friday afternoon lab training for the Midshipmen. The training consists of learning survival skills, first aid, and Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP). The course is taught by Gunnery Sergeant Coulter. Both Navy and Marine Option Midshipmen participate in this voluntary training. “The goal of this […]

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Military Appreciation Game

On 13 September 2014, the UVA NROTC Unit participated in the Military Appreciation football game against Louisville. The ceremony included a joint color guard for the presentation of colors, pre-game flag unfurling, reenactment of the raising of the flag at Iwo Jima, and the singing of the National Anthem by Midshipman 1/c Sarah Fuller. This […]

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New Student Orientation

The new fourth-class Midshipmen completed a week long New Student Orientation (NSO) during the beginning of the semester from 17 August to 23 August. NSO serves as an introduction to the military instruction, discipline, and physical training to which each Midshipman will be expected to adhere throughout their four years in the program. This integral […]

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Welcome Aboard Captain Black

  UVA Navy ROTC would like to extend a warm welcome to our new Commanding Officer, Captain Mark E. Black. Captain Black graduated with distinction from the Virginia Military Institute in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. He was commissioned through NROTC and designated a Naval Flight Officer in November 1987. Captain […]

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A Periodic History of NROTC at the University of Virginia

Since 1890, the Cavalier Daily has been a staple of the University Community. Originally known as College Topics, the Cavalier Daily is a student-run newspaper totally independent of the University, dedicated to serving and informing the UVa Community. Over the history of this unit, they have closely followed the Unit and the Midshipman Battalion, from […]

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Students of University of Virginia (NROTC) Enjoy an Exciting Dining Out with Speaker Admiral White

On Friday April 4, 2014 UVA Navy ROTC enjoyed celebrating a tradition that harkens back to the Colonial Era of America.  In British North America and the rest of Britain’s dominions, when a ship returned from a voyage, the crew of the ship would join to celebrate with an evening of good food, camaraderie, celebrating, […]

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Rear Admiral Kevin Donegan and Master Sergeant Cedric King Visit the University of Virginia to Discuss Leadership

Rear Admiral Kevin Donegan and Master Sergeant Cedric King visited the University of Virginia (UVA) Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) March 27 to discuss their views and opinions on how midshipmen at UVA can become amazing leaders. Rear Admiral Donegan began his portion of the discussion by asking how many of the midshipmen were […]

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University of Virginia NROTC Takes Lead in Promoting Bystander Intervention

The University of Virginia (UVA) Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) unit hosted an event here March 21 in an attempt to take a lead in promoting bystander intervention on campus in order to prevent incidents of sexual assault. In response to dialogue at a conference in February entitled – UVA: Sexual Misconduct Amongst College […]

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MCPON Michael Stevens Visits the University of Virginia NROTC BN

On Mar. 21, 2014 the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Michael Stevens visited the University of Virginia (UVA) Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) unit to discuss foundations of success, and his opinion on current affairs in the Navy on Mar. 21. MCPON Stevens has served in the Navy for over 31 years […]

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