Pitt ROTC preps for combat

PSU cadets take fire at their enemies during a paintball batte at Camp Clark, Nevada, Missour.

Marcus Clem | Collegio Writer In pitch black darkness on the night of Sept. 15, a senior cadet, known as an MS4, dressed in Middle Eastern attire, tossed a glow-stick in the air. The glow-stick acted as the only illumination for the surrounding area as he called out a simulated explosion. Supervising cadets then informed all in the surrounding area that they were dead at the hands of a suicide bomber that they incorrectly prevented from approaching their position. Unfortunately for the Pittsburg State Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadets, this was only the start of a simulated assault by the senior class. Black-shirted MS4s, playing the role of the Opposing Force (OpFor), poured out…