Even if the ROTC students involved in the cotton ball incident get a break from MU and are allowed to remain on campus, they will have the Navy to deal with. These students are on scholarships to educate them prior to being admitted to Officer Candidate School. Having a sister who is a commander in the Navy — specializing in personnel administration — I have been told these students will more than likely lose all their scholarship support from the Navy and will never become officers. This incident was detected immediately by the Naval command in Washington, D.C. and at the Great Lakes Naval Base in Waukegan, Ill.
LETTER: Students behind cotton ball incident shouldn't serve in Navy
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