ROTC, After Campus Scares, Reforms Training

October 5, 2016

The Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps has ordered all units to take more precautions about communicating with campus officials before conducting training programs with replicas of assault rifles, The Washington Post reported. The order followed several instances in which people confused ROTC training for actual threats from active shooters. A recent report at George Mason University led to a sweep of the campus by officials looking for two armed men with rifles. The men were not an actual danger but were ROTC students participating in a training exercise.

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