Harvard Welcomes ROTC
Harvard University has officially re-established ROTC with the U.S. Navy. Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust and Navy Secretary Ray Mabus signed the agreement today.
The White House praised Harvard's decision to welcomed ROTC back to campus:
With our nation at war, this sends a powerful message that Americans stand united and that our colleges, society and armed forces are stronger when we honor the contributions of all our citizens.--Statement by Press Secretary Jay Carney.
We join the White House in applauding this decision and urge other Ivy League institutions to Support Our Troops by encouraging their students to consider volunteering for military service via ROTC.