UAPB student completes third-year ROTC qualification

A University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff graduate was among 179 Alpha Company cadets to graduate recently from the Leader’s Training Course in Fort Knox, Ky.

Desmond Washington was among the cadets to complete the 29-day training, which focused on promoting leadership, teamwork and military values. The cadets now qualify for entry as third-year students in their university’s ROTC program and are on their way to becoming officers in the Army.