Tuesday, December 11

Cadets acting as enemy soldiers during simulations in UCLA Army ROTC's biannual field training were seen wearing kufiyyas, iqals and other clothing predominantly found in Arab countries. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)
Cadets acting as enemy soldiers during simulations in UCLA Army ROTC's biannual field training were seen wearing kufiyyas, iqals and other clothing predominantly found in Arab countries. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

Ashley Fairbanks, a fourth-year communication student, and Clare Gavin, a first-year history student, are cadets in UCLA's Army ROTC. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

Members of ROTC reflect on growing integration of women in military

Cheska Molina is known for being one of the fastest runners in UCLA’s ROTC battalion. Cheska Molina, a first-year human biology and society student, and her twin Charina Molina, who is also in the ROTC program at UCLA and a human biology and society student, were even part of the UCLA Ranger Challenge team, which comprises eight to 10 of the fittest cadets in UCLA’s 92-person Army ROTC battalion. Read more...

Ashley Fairbanks, a fourth-year communication student, and Clare Gavin, a first-year history student, are cadets in UCLA's Army ROTC. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

ryan distaso ucla 3rd yr environmental sci major
ryan distaso ucla 3rd yr environmental sci major

UCLA Army ROTC cadets participated in their annual Spring Field Training Exercise in April. Cadets lived in Camp Roberts, an army base in central California, for three days and simulated U.S. Army infantry missions. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)
UCLA Army ROTC cadets participated in their annual Spring Field Training Exercise in April. Cadets lived in Camp Roberts, an army base in central California, for three days and simulated U.S. Army infantry missions. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)