JROTC motivates a New Generation of Leaders within the Black Bear Battalion in Decatur, AL

Black Bear BN JLAB Team

Story by: LTC (R) Eugene Thurman I am LTC (R) Eugene Thurman, the new Senior Army Instructor at Austin High School, Decatur AL.   CSM (R) Patricia Davis, Army Instructor and I started the 2022 school year with a vision for the eighth graders in the program. This vision was to allow 8th graders time to … Read more

Simon A. Sanchez HS Shark Battalion Supports District Graduation

Simon A. Sanchez HS Shark Battalion Supports District Graduation

Story & Photos by: LTC(R) Kevin J. Yatar On Thursday, 20 July 2023 the Simon A. Sanchez HS Shark Battalion’s Color Guard “Guardians” supported the Guam Department of Education’s (GDOE) district-wide summer commencement exercise. This year’s “Rainbow Graduation” was held at the Micronesia Mall in Dededo, Guam and at the request of the GDOE-District, the Sanchez … Read more

Cañon City High School JROTC Participate In Junior ROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge (JCLC)


Story by: LTC (R) Daniel DoradoPhoto by: Cadet Vincent Vinelli, S5 Cadets from Cañon City High School JROTC, along with JROTC units from around Colorado and surrounding states, participated in the Junior ROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge (JCLC) at Fort Carson, Colorado from 5-9 June 2023. Cadets participated in a variety of adventure activities including a … Read more

Boys Town High School Army JROTC Presents Colors

Boys Town Color Guard

Story by: Cadet Braydon TaylorPhoto by: LTC (R) Mark Strehle  The Cowboy Battalion Honors Color Guard Presented the Colors for the Boys Town Alumni Week Veteran Observance on 22 July 2023. Five current JROTC Cadets Presented the Colors for 75 Alumni Veterans and their family members. At the ceremony WWII and Cold War Honoree names … Read more

Cheyenne Central High School Present Colors

Cheyenne HS Present Colors

Story and photos submitted by: LTC (R) Thomas Johnson On Wednesday, June 28, Simon, a Colas Company, became the first-ever corporate sponsor of the esteemed Partnership for Your Success program (PaYS) of the Wyoming Army National Guard, Cheyenne Wyoming. Cheyenne Central Cadets Kyle Kenworthy and Josh Inmon presented the Colors. Congresswomen Harriet Hageman in attendance. 

Houston Independent School District JROTC Hybrid STEM Camp at Texas A&M

HISD JROTC Hybrid STEM Camp at Texas A&M

Story and Photos by: MAJ (R) Michah Ray Over 300 local Houston area and San Antonio cadets traveled to Texas A&M for a weeklong Hybrid-STEM Camp.  Cadets experienced watercraft sports, rock wall climbing and repelling, built robots for ground and water for competition, outdoor sports, orienteering, drill and ceremony, and experienced working with students they … Read more