Northwestern 69th Demon Battalion holds Activation Ceremony September 7, 2018 124 FacebookTwitter Students in Northwestern State University’s ROTC program participated in an activation ceremony for the 69th Demon Battalion Thursday. In addition to military training, cadets in NSU’s ROTC program participate in service activities and color guard duties. This year, the Battalion will host a blood drive, participate in Witch Way to Main Street and host the state JROTC Drill Meet. The Department of Military Science also honors veterans and active military during home sporting events. For information on ROTC at Northwestern State visit rotc.nsula.edu.