Washington Army National Guard 

Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC)

Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP)

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Army Reserves Officer’s Training Corps (ROTC) is a college elective curriculum that allows you to earn a commission as a military officer. Gain leadership skills through college while you work toward a degree. You will combine classroom instruction with practical exercises, learning skills that will give you an edge over your peers when comes time to look for a job. With the Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP) you have the chance to serve in the Washington Army National Guard part time while pursuing your ROTC training and academic career. ROTC can help pay for your degree and or further your education. Start your experience officer experience early with the SMP while working in various units across the Washington Army National Guard.

ROTC Recruiting Operations Officers (ROO) - Within Washington State

  • University of Washington – Lisa Pirak - (206) 579-1635 - armyrotc@uw.edu
    • Northwest University (attends UW Seattle ROTC)
    • Seattle Pacific University (attends UW Seattle ROTC)
    • DeVry University (attends UW Seattle ROTC)
  • Seattle University – Shawn Dodge - (206) 296-2439 - sdodge@seattleu.edu
  • Pacific Lutheran University – John Gouveia - (253) 576-0077 - rotc@plu.edu
    • University of Washington - Tacoma (attends PLU ROTC)
    • Central Washington University - Tacoma/Pierce (attends PLU ROTC)
    • Pierce Community College (attends PLU ROTC)
    • Tacoma Community College (attends PLU ROTC)
    • University of Puget Sount (attends PLU ROTC)
  • Central Washington University – Darren McMahon - (509) 963-3520 - army.rotc@cwu.edu
  • Washington State University – Timothy A. Tate - (509) 335-3523 - tim-tate@wsu.edu
  • Eastern Washington University – Chris Ford - (509) 723-3810 - rotc@ewu.edu
    • Spokane Falls Community College (attends EWU ROTC)
  • Gonzaga University – Alan Westfield - (509) 313-6517 - westfield@gonzaga.edu
    • Whitworth University (attends GU ROTC)

Minuteman Campaign / ROTC Scholarships

The Minuteman Campaign is a U.S. Army Cadet Command initiative to offer Guaranteed Reserve Forces Duty (GRFD) scholarships to candidates that self-select for service in a Reserve component.

The GRFD scholarship provides full tuition and fees or room and board ($12,000 per year) for up to four years at a public or private school. This program provides well-trained officers to the Reserve Components and improves the total Army force.

If you are a high school senior interested in receiving an Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) scholarship and commissioning into the Washington Army National Guard, the GRFD Minuteman Scholarship provides you an excellent opportunity.

Learn more and Seek a Minuteman Scholarship: Minuteman Campaign

Explanation of Scholarship Types: Guard Scholarships | Army National Guard

Branching and Assignment Request

Cadets in their MS IV year who are interested in serving in the Washington Army National Guard following graduation from school and ROTC are encouraged to review the below documents and then submit a request for a branch and assignment. Reach out to the OSM Team with any questions that can help clarify your future transition between Cadet and Second Lieutenant. 


Contact Us

Address: Building 33 Militia Drive, Camp Murray, Tacoma, Washington 98430

Email: ng.wa.waarng.mbx.rrb-osm-basic@army.mil

Basic Branch Work Cell for 1LT Sumayang: (253) 339-1501

Basic Branch Work Cell for CPT Quinn: (253) 468-3712

Office of Strength Management Office Line: (253) 512-1400