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Published November 08, 2013, 07:33 PM

Heitkamp talks NDSU's ROTC

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp says NDSU's R-O-T-C produces amazing results, and didn't deserve to be on the chopping block.

By: WDAY Staff Reports , WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp says NDSU's R-O-T-C produces amazing results, and didn't deserve to be on the chopping block.

Heitkamp and Senator Hoeven urged the Secretary of the Army to reconsider closing the program in 2015.

At her urging, NDSU's ROTC is safe for now, and will be re-evaluated in 2014 and 2015.

Heidi Heitkamp/ (D) US Senator, ND"This program is storied at NDSU it is an amazing program and has achieved amazing results at providing leadership to our armed services. The reason why it was on the list is that it's not big enough and to me I think quality ought to count."

Tonight at 10, we talk to Heitkamp about her biggest challenges as a rookie lawmaker.

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