E Battery

Join Our Motorized Unit

E Battery is the motorized unit giving cadets experience with different types of vehicles and their operation and maintenance. Cadets receive a variety of hands-on mechanical training unlike anything found at any other prep school in the world.

 

LTC Gambacorta and the ROTC Cadre hosted a Commanders Welcome Back Social for the Early Commissioning Cadets. ...

Each week, Cadets are selected by their TAC to have breakfast with senior leadership. ...

To smile or not to smile?
ROTC Cadets take a quick photo on the way to Mess (lunch)
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This great group of young men worked very hard to support their community today. #MLKday2020 ...

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For #MLKday2020, Cadets are volunteering at Elmwood Park Zoo to make pet toys for the SPCA. #CharacterDevelopment ...

Cadets are volunteering at Elmwood Park Zoo to make pet toys for the SPCA. They are also enjoying the zoo! #MLKday2020 ...

Cadets had the opportunity to visit the animals at Elmwood Park Zoo today while they were there volunteering for #MLKday2020! ...

It's a cold day but our new Plebes were hard at work learning to be Cadets. ...

Ladies and Gentlemen, the newest Lieutenant in the United States Army... Second Lieutenant Stedeford. ...

Plebes joining the Corps of Cadets. #WelcomeDay #CourageHonorConquer ...

About E Battery

All E Battery cadets attend training sessions at the arsenal twice per week. Each week’s sessions alternate between hands-on and classroom training. The program trains cadets in the safe operation of vehicles as well as the necessary maintenance and safety procedures to keep those vehicles on the road.

E Battery is open to both Academy and College cadets.

Included Vehicles

  • Harley Davidson 883 Sportster motorcycles
  • Jeep Wranglers
  • Ford Broncos
  • Trucks with tow behind cannons

Topics Covered

Insurance

  • Auto Insurance
  • How best to select insurance and financing offers
  • Options and features that help reduce insurance rates

Driving Tactics

  • Defensive driving techniques
  • How to survive while driving on Interstate Highways
  • Driver distraction- cell and other devices
  • The effects of alcohol and drugs while driving

Basic Vehicle Maintenance

  • How to safely change a tire and oil
  • The importance of correct tire pressures
  • How to find a good repair facility
  • Maintenance habits that will save you money
  • Anti-lock brakes and stability control features
  • How to modify vehicles intelligently