Junction City High School Cadets Help Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Junction City HS MLK

Submitted by: LTC (R) Richard R. Hodgson Cadets from Junction City High School AJROTC presented the national colors and then led a Freedom March as part of the 38th annual Junction City-Geary County Celebration and Commemoration of the works and contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The event was a very inspiring ceremony with lots … Read more

Junction City Cadets Honor Chaplain Kapaun with Wreath Laying Ceremony

Memorial Wreath Laying

Submitted by: LTC (R) Richard R. Hodgson, Senior Army Instructor (SAI) After the traditional ceremony at the Manhattan Veterans Cemetery for a wreath laying ceremony on December 17th, a select few cadets traveled to the small town of Pilsen, Kansas which is the hometown of Korean War Medal of Honor awardee, Chaplain Emil Kapaun.  There, … Read more

Leavenworth Pioneers Host U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Shooting Clinic

Leavenworth High School Air Rifle

Submitted by: LTC (R) Richard R. Hodgson The Leavenworth High School JROTC program coordinated and hosted a shooting clinic for JROTC programs with Air Rifle Teams.  Cadets from Leavenworth, Kansas, Joplin, Missouri, The Missouri Military Academy, Junction City, Kansas and Calumet, Michigan traveled to Leavenworth to take advantage of the opportunity. Two members of the … Read more

Cadet Vel Par and Cadet Ayiana Woodman recognized at the Heartland of America Chapter of the Military Officers Association

Heartland LOV

Submitted by: LTC (R) Michael DeBoltPhoto Credit: COL Dwight Lydic On November 17, Cadet Battalion Commander’s Vel Par of Omaha Central and Ayiana Woodman of Omaha Benson were recognized at the Heartland of America Chapter of the Military Officers Association for her excellence in receiving the Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for Achievement.  They were … Read more

Omaha Central High School James W Fous Street Renaming

Omaha Central HS Street Renaming

Submitted by: C/2LT Chance Gaillard Omaha Central High School Eagle Battalions JROTC held a ceremony on Friday the 11th for the renaming of a nearby street to James Fous Avenue. The JROTC program at Central spent over a year working on renaming the street, which all culminated into this event. James W. Fous was an Omaha … Read more

St. Louis Public Schools JROTC Programs participated in Veterans Day Parade

Submitted by: MSG (R) Dmitri Payne On Sat 5 Nov 2022, St. Louis Public Schools JROTC Programs participated in the Veterans Day Parade in Massing of the Colors and as individuals’ units.  Army Programs to participate in the Massing of the Colors, Charles Sumner High School and Vashon High School. The General’s coin was presented to … Read more