Ansbach Army JROTC Battalion Honors Their Veterans

Ansbach Veterans Day Program

Written by: Cdt/SGT Antonio Duran-Stanton For the first time since the pandemic, the 9th JROTC battalion organized a Veterans Day Program; an hour of school seminar was dedicated to honoring Ansbach’s veterans. Narrated by Cdt/1SG Kenton Duplessie, the program started off with the posting of the colors,and playing of the National Anthem. The colors were … Read more

Northeast High School Army JROTC Color Guard will Present the Colors at the Bills v Bengals this Weekend

Northeast HS JROTC Color Guard

Submitted by: MSG (Ret.) Eric Meister MSG (R) Eric A. Meister, Senior Army Instructor (SAI) from Northeast College Preparatory High School Army JROTC, shared news of the Northeast High School Army JROTC Color Guard preparing for this weekend’s Buffalo Bills​ game. Northeast High School JROTC will present the nation’s colors at Highmark Stadium​ ahead of … Read more

Recognized as a hero: Army JROTC Cadet presented with Medal of Heroism

Cadet Kaheem Bailey-Taylor

Story by: Amy Turner Kaheem Bailey-Taylor is a normal teenager. He enjoys listening to music, reading books and spending time with his family. Late one August night, what should have been a normal social gathering took a turn. August 17th Bailey-Taylor attended a family member’s birthday party. Shortly after leaving Bailey-Taylor heard gun shots coming … Read more

Ansbach JROTC Honors Veterans with a “Route of Valor”  

Ansbach HS JROTC Route of Valor

Story by: Cadet/PV2 Jameson Bogard On November 4th, 2022, the 9th JROTC Battalion hosted a “Route of Valor“, where cadets honored many service members by telling their stories of bravery and patriotism. There were nine stations where cadets role-played and shared these stories: Michael Christensen, a Vietnam War POW; the Black Bicycle Corps members of … Read more

Ansbach JROTC Battalion Travels to France to Commemorate Armistice Day  

Ansbach JROTC France Trip

By Cdt/PVT Lauren Moseley This past November for four days, Ansbach’s 9th JROTC Battalion traveled to France and experienced going back in time to WW1. We commemorated the Marines who fought in the battle of Belleau Wood and made new connections with other French and German students. We explored all the history that came to … Read more

Wyandanch Army JROTC Cadets dine with Brigadier General Amanda Azubuike

Wyandanch JROTC General Lunch

Story and photographs: Wyandanch Cadet Emily Cruz and Cadet Lesly Guevara Several Wyandanch Army JROTC Cadets recently met and ate lunch with Brigadier General Amanda Azubuike, the Deputy Commanding General of US Army Cadet Command.  General Azubuike represents the Army-level headquarters that oversees curriculum and certification for all Army JROTC programs worldwide and was on … Read more

Northeast HS JROTC Posts Colors at Giants vs. Lions Game

Northeast Color Guard Giants Game

Submitted by: MSG (R) Eric A. MeisterVideo/Photo credit: Sydney​ Gahwyler, Coordinator, Production and Events, New York Football Giants MSG (R) Eric A. Meister has shared photos and a video of the Northeast High School JROTC Color Guard at the New York Giants versus the Detroit Lions NFL Game! The Cadets posted the colors during the … Read more

The Beaver Area JROTC Cadets Answer another Call

JROTC Firefighters

Story by: Cadet 1LT Madeline Boser The mission of the Army JROTC is “To Motivate Young People to be Better Citizens”, and that’s just what the Beaver Bobcat JROTC Battalion chooses to promote at every opportunity. A part of being a better citizen is focusing on the community rather than oneself and is a hallmark … Read more