San Diego ROTC Units Carry out Snapdragon Stadium’s First Navy Parade | NewsCenter

300 college students representing the Navy, Marine Corps, Army, Air Pressure, and Area Pressure displayed army pageantry.

By Story contributed by Lt. Grace Kording, SDSU ROTC Officer Teacher

Three San Diego State College-based Reserve Officers Coaching Corps (ROTC) models paraded onto Bashor Subject on Nov. 12 for Snapdragon Stadium’s first-ever army parade.  


Army ROTC, Air Pressure ROTC, and Navy ROTC operated collectively to display ceremonial precision and delight in service within the SDSU-San José State College soccer pregame “March On.”


A shade guard group representing the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Pressure, and Area Pressure offered their service colours on the 50-yard line. Some 300 midshipmen and cadets marched in unison to honor veterans and lively obligation service members.


This March On, in assist of Fleet Week San Diego, was a collaborative effort between Navy ROTC, SDSU’s School of Skilled Research and Superb Arts, and the SDSU Athletics Division. Director of Athletic Bands Bryan Ransom, assisted Drill Grasp Gunnery Sergeant Jacob Hayden, USMC, within the execution of this camaraderie-building occasion.  


Midshipman 4/C Nicholas Crisafulli stated he was “extraordinarily proud to symbolize the U.S. Navy and SDSU” on the sphere. One other first-year scholar, Midshipman 4/C Dean Habbestad, felt that this March On was a “passing of the torch from those that have served to those that will serve sooner or later.”


When Crisafulli was younger, he aspired to be in uniform at some point. “Hopefully,” he defined, “there have been little youngsters considering the identical factor in the course of the March On Saturday evening.”


The joint ROTC marches onto Bashor Subject at Snapdragon Stadium throughout SDSU’s dwelling recreation towards SJSU, Nov. 12, 2022. (SDSU) 



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