Army overhaul: ROTC turns old sergeants into new lieutenants

Roughly 300 cadets from West Point's Class of 2014 and Class of 2015 took on physical and mental challenges Saturday as they endured a daylong assessment in hopes of earning one of several competitive MIADs next summer. Military Individual Advanced Development programs, like Special Forces Assessment and Selection, the Sapper Leader Course and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst are highly-sought training opportunities and the MIAD selection process determines which cadets want it the most by proving they are the best of the best.
Roughly 300 cadets from West Point's Class of 2014 and Class of 2015 took on physical and mental challenges Saturday as they endured a daylong assessment in hopes of earning one of several competitive MIADs next summer. Military Individual Advanced Development programs, like Special Forces Assessment and Selection, the Sapper Leader Course and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst are highly-sought training opportunities and the MIAD selection process determines which cadets want it the most by proving they are the best of the best.
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