Message from the CO

Dear Prospective Students and Families,

Welcome to the University of Florida Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps! We are thrilled that you are considering joining our esteemed unit, where dedication, leadership, and academic excellence are the cornerstones of our program. As a member of the UF NROTC, you will embark on a transformative journey that will not only prepare you for a distinguished career as an officer in the United States Navy or Marine Corps but also provide you with unparalleled opportunities for personal and professional growth.

At UF NROTC, we pride ourselves on cultivating a community that supports and challenges each member to achieve their highest potential. Our rigorous academic and physical training programs are designed to develop the essential qualities of leadership, discipline, and integrity. In addition to your academic pursuits, you will participate in dynamic leadership labs, physical fitness training, and summer training cruises that offer hands-on experience in various naval environments. Our dedicated active-duty and civilian staff are committed to mentoring you through every step of your journey, ensuring you are well-prepared for the responsibilities of military service.

We invite you and your families to explore the unique and rewarding opportunities that the UF NROTC program has to offer. By joining our unit, you become part of a proud tradition of excellence and service, where you will form lifelong friendships and make a profound impact on your country and community. We look forward to welcoming you to our team and supporting you as you strive to become the future leaders of the Navy and Marine Corps.

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Go Gators!!


Very Respectfully,

CAPT John D. LeVoy

Commanding Officer / Professor of Naval Science

University of Florida NROTC