Acronym for Reserve Officer Training Corps. Program offered by the different branches of the military to college students to train to becomen officer in their respective service upon graduation of their college/university. Program consists of physical training, academic classes, leadership training, and real world experience. Students taking part in this program usually receive tuition assitance from their respective military branch and/or other financial benefits.
My buddy wanted to be a pilot. Now he is going to school and is in ROTC on a full scholarship.