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Citizen-Leader Track

Great organizations are looking to employ graduates who are purpose-driven, have a strong work ethic, are able to execute, and who put service first. That’s what we help you document.  Within a military-structure, you will assume responsible positions, take classes in leadership and ethics, and have the opportunity to earn a minor in leadership studies. You will also feel the sense of satisfaction that comes from being a part of something bigger than yourself.  And, our Citizen-Leader Track is truly unique among the senior military colleges – you’ll stand out in your first job interview and throughout your career.

Our alumni have gone on to become CEOs of companies like Exxon, American Electric Power, Timex, Raytheon, and Hercules.When you graduate, you’ll join a network of over 10,000 Corps alumni who share your unique college experience and who can help you find your first to last job.

And, of course, there is no military obligation for Citizen-Leader Track cadets.


The Citizen-Leader Track (also known as VPI Battalion) marches in the Roanoke Veteran's Day Parade in 2012. The Citizen-Leader Track (also known as VPI Battalion) marches in the 2012 Virginia Veteran's Day Parade in Roanoke, Va.

Deputy Commandant for Citizen-Leader Track/VPI Battalion

    Donald G. Russell

Lt Col Don Russell, USAF (Ret.)

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