West Point Leadership Ethics and Diversity in STEM (LEADS) Workshop

Story by: CW4 (R) Christine Landers On 4 NOV 2022 Hillcrest High School attended the West Point LEADS Workshop. The workshop was to provide DISD JROTC Cadets a chance to work with current US Military Academy Cadets as well as a small team of West Point Staff. Leadership, Ethics and Diversity was discussed in an … Read more

Alvarado High School JROTC Cadets Serving Their Community – Selfless Service

Submitted by: LTC (Ret) Derrick A. Corbett, SAI  On November 2nd, the Alvarado High School (Alvarado, Texas) JROTC scholars volunteered at Alvarado’s Helping Hands for Jesus (HHFJ). Each month our goal is to engage in a community activity that positively impacts the community. The JROTC scholars augment the HHFJ team once a month to support its mission … Read more

Featured Video: McAllen High Bulldog Battalion celebrating 50-year anniversary

Submitted by: LTC (R) Leonard S. CianciottoVideo Credit: McAllen ISD The McAllen High School Bulldog Battalion celebrates 50 years of Junior ROTC with a tribute video played at our last home varsity football game.  Happily, we also provided the color guard at the class of 1973’s 50th reunion where we met the very first Battalion Commander, … Read more

Dardanelle High School JROTC and Computer Science programs fund STEM initiatives

Dardanelle High School JROTC 1a

Story by: LTC (R) Darrell (Wallie) Shaw DARDANELLE, AR — Dardanelle High School JROTC and Computer Science programs were recently awarded a $17,141 Innovation in Computer Science grant from the Arkansas Department of Education. The grant will fund an initiative to develop virtual reality and other extended reality applications for students and teachers. The grant … Read more

Davenport High School JROTC marches in the Annual Comal County Fair Parade

Davenport HS JROTC Parade 1a

Submitted by LTC (R) Patrick Almond and 1SG (R) Kenneth Carbon On Friday, 23 Sep 2022, the Davenport High School JROTC program participated in the Annual Comal County Fair Parade in New Braunfels, Texas. The Comal County Fair is the largest County Fair in Central Texas. Thousands of local residents lined the parade route to … Read more

JROTC 9/11 Color Guard Support for Cartwright District

Maryvale HS JROTC Color Guard 1a

Story by LTC (R) Peter R. Sandberg Maryvale HS JROTC Color Guard Team was invited to present the Colors at Cartwright District’s annual 9/11 Never Forget Breakfast hosted by Dr. Aguilar-Lawlor to honor First Responders and commemorate 9/11. This proved to be a great opportunity to support partners and build relationships in the Community. After … Read more