College of Liberal Arts

The University of Texas Naval ROTC

Public Service
Age group: Middle/Junior High School, High School

Discover the unique world of those who particpate in the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program while they are students at UT Austin.  This video introduces potential students to UT's Naval ROTC program and shares the opportunities provided by the ROTC program. The video begins with interviews of current Midshipmen and allows the audience to see through the lens of a student at what their life will be like as a part of the unit. They are then introduced to the staff at the unit. The commanding officer's welcome message lays out what type of candidates the unit considers bringing aboard and different options available to those students. The video then dives into the possible career paths that can be earned through the program and shows exciting footage of the adventures that await the midshipmen after they commission. The pathways include Naval/Marine Aviator, Naval Submarine Officer, Naval Surface Warfare Officer, Special Forces, Nurse Corps and Marine Officer.