The Alabama Heritage Magazine published article by PMS LTC Goode: The University of Alabama Reserve Officers Training Corps: 100-Year Anniversary,
- November 1st, 2016
By Jonathan L. Goode
Although it is not officially a military school, the University of Alabama (UA) has a rich tradition of students participating in the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC). In fact, the UA military cadets program predates the official founding of the United States ROTC. Jonathan Goode, a professor in the UA ROTC program, recounts the program’s history at the university and its role in military conflicts dating back to the Civil War.