Collier County Public Schools Army JROTC: The Guardian Mission

The Guardian Mission

Submitted by: LTC (R) Kerrye GlassPhoto by: LTC (R) Kerrye Glass The Guardian mission is to transport local Veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit those memorials dedicated to honor their service and sacrifice. The Guardians were established on September 25th, 2013, to bring this program to the Collier and Lee County areas in Southwest Florida. Six … Read more

Columbia High School Army JROTC “Eagle Battalion” Conduct 16th Annual Awards Day Ceremony

Eagle Battalion

Submitted by: CSM (Ret.) Nathaniel J. Bartee Sr. Columbia High School “Eagle Battalion” Continue to be “Be Humble, Be Honest, Showing Dignity and Respect to Everyone and Always Encourages each Cadet to be their best!” The Eagle Battalion conducted it’s 16th Annual Awards Day Ceremony on Friday, 21 April 2023. The program’s Mistress of Ceremony … Read more

Monarch High School Army JROTC Program attends Fleet Week

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Written by: COL (Ret.) Jimmy E. Hall The Monarch High School JROTC Program attended Fleet Week on Monday, April 24. Fleet Week is a United States Navy, United States Marine Corps, and United States Coast Guard tradition in which active military ships recently deployed in overseas operations dock in a variety of major cities for one … Read more

Legion of Valor with Bronze Cross presented at the AUSA Global Symposium in Huntsville, Alabama

Legion of Valor Altman

Written by: COL(R) Diane Richie, Senior Army Instructor HUNTSVILLE, AL — On March 30, 2023, the Battalion Commander for the Lee/New Century Technology General Battalion, Cadet Lieutenant Colonel(C/LTC) Philip Altman was presented the Legion of Valor with Bronze Cross by Lieutenant General (LTG) Christopher Mohan, the Deputy Commanding General for the Army Materiel Command (AMC) for … Read more

JROTC Cadet Sergant First Class Ransom Shines as LET 1 Cadet of the Year for Fulton County, Georgia

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Written by: CW4 (Ret.) Brian Harris FULTON COUNTY, GA — On March 31st, 2023 Creekside High School JROTC Cadet Sergeant First Class JaSaun Ransom won the first ever Fulton County, Georgia LET 1 Cadet of the Year competition. Rising above nearly 1,000 other students, Ransom demonstrated unwavering dedication and determination throughout the demanding event, which … Read more

Ringgold Army JROTC Color Guard presents the colors for MLS Atlanta United Soccer Team

Story by: SFC (Ret.) Larry Sisemore ATLANTA, GA — The Ringgold Color Guard was the first all-female color guard to present colors at Mercedez-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. They presented for the MLS Atlanta United Soccer team. The team was also recognized on the nightly new cast in Chattanooga for this accomplishment. The girls were also allowed to stand … Read more

Griffin High School Army JROTC Cadets assist local Habitat for Humanity

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Written by: LTC (Ret.) Nathaniel Flegler Jr. GRIFFIN, GA — Over the past several weeks, cadets from the Griffin High School JROTC Program have provided over twelve volunteer hours of manual labor to assist the Griffin Area Habitat for Humanity (GAHFH). Those hours were spent working on an affordable house that would later be given … Read more

Ringgold High School Army JROTC Quad Exhibition Drill Team does pre show for Confederate Railroad and Sweet Tea Trio

Ringgold HS JROTC

Written by: SFC (Ret.) Larry Sisemore Ringgold High School Army JROTC Quad Exhibition drill team does pre show for Confederate Railroad and Sweet Tea Trio RINGGOLD, GA — SFC (Ret.) Larry Sisemore, Army Instructor (AI) for Ringgold High School Army JROTC, shares the following: “Ringgold Quad Exhibition does pre-show for Confederate Railroad and Sweet Tea … Read more

Thomas County Central High School Army JROTC Cadet Colonel Emmett receives two appointments; accepts Naval Academy

Written by: LTC (Ret.) Kevin D. Ingram, SAI THOMASVILLE, GA — The Thomas County Central High School Army JROTC hosted a Signing Ceremony for Jack Emmett on Wednesday afternoon. Jack accepted his appointment to attend the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland. Cadet Colonel Emmett is currently the Regimental Commander and the program’s first … Read more