Keith E. Archuleta, a student at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officers’ Training Corps) Cadet Initial Entry Training (CIET) at Fort Knox, Ky.

CIET is a 30-day, outcome-driven event that trains and educates cadets on basic military tasks and builds a foundation to establish the critical thinking skills necessary to become a U.S. Army officer. Cadets are observed and evaluated during classroom and field training exercises to determine their officer potential in leadership abilities and skills. The cadets are trained to have a sound understanding of traditional leadership values during the challenging, motivating “hands-on” training. The training develops well-disciplined, highly motivated, physically conditioned students, and helps improve the cadets’ self-confidence, initiative, leadership potential, decision making and collective team cohesion.

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