Griffin High School Army JROTC Cadets Provide Selfless Service to Local Community

Griffin High School Bear BN Selfless Service

By LTC (Ret.) Nathaniel Flegler Jr.Griffin High School Army JROTC GRIFFIN, GA, January 19, 2023 – Cadets from the Griffin High School Army JROTC Program provided service to citizens that were greatly impacted by several devastating tornadoes that swept through the community causing significant damage on January 12. The following day, the cadets partnered with … Read more

1SG (Ret) Kennon Weaver Named Baker High School Teacher of the Year

1SG (R) Kennon Weaver

Submitted by: LTC (Ret) Robert F. Barrow LTC (Ret) Robert Barrow, Director of Army Instruction (DAI) for Mobile County Public Schools, shares the following recognition: “Congratulations to First Sergeant (Ret) Kennon Weaver, Army JROTC Instructor at Baker High School here in Mobile County Public School District.  He was named “Teacher of the Year” yesterday in a … Read more

Meridian High School Army JROTC participates in Wreath Laying Ceremony

Meridian HS JROTC Wreath Laying Ceremony

Written by: CW3 Retired Deric L. Mitchell On December 17, 2022, the Meridian High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) participated in a wreath laying ceremony at the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Newton, Mississippi. The ceremony was hosted by Mississippi Veterans Affairs and sponsored by Friends of Mississippi Veterans. Sixteen enthusiastic and determined … Read more

Miami Jackson SHS Host Inaugural Robotics Competition

Robotics 01

Submitted by: MSG (R) Michael R. Jones Miami Jackson Senior High School and the Generals’ Robotics club were delighted to host “Make it Happen” the 2022-23 VEX Spin Up Tournament on December 3, 2022. The “Generals’ Battalion welcomed 24 teams from Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. The event was open to all JROTC units from high schools and middle schools … Read more

Interlachen High School JROTC Program Military Ball

Interlachen HS JROTC Military Ball

Submitted by: LTC (R) Korey Brown On December 8, 2022, Interlachen, Palatka and Crescent City High Schools executed a combined military ball; the Patriots Military Ball highlighting historical and modern-day Patriots.  Each Cadet participating in the Patriots Military Ball wrote an essay describing “What Embodies a Patriot” and attended an etiquette class in preparation for … Read more

Alexander High School JROTC Raider Team Won 2nd At State

Alexander HS Raider Team Male

Submitted by: LTC (R) Sharon Collier They’ve done it again. With the lead cadet Commander Camden Porter, and Co-Commander Lucas Chamberlain, the Alexander Raider team was able to place in the second place standing at the state competition this year. The Alexander male team brought home 2nd place overall after their hard work. Along with … Read more

1SG (R) James Chambers recognized as Stanhope Elmore High School Teacher of the Year

1SG Chambers Teacher of the Year

Submitted by: 1SG (R) James Chambers 1st Sgt. (Ret.) James Chambers, Army Instructor (AI) at Stanhope Elmore High School JROTC, was officially recognized as Stanhope Elmore’s Teacher of the Year today at the Elmore County School board meeting. The school staff shared that, “He is a blessing to our school each and every day!” Congratulations, … Read more