Punahou JROTC support National Public Lands Cleanup Day

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Submitted by: LTC (R) Bob Takao Punahou JROTC cadets helped clear invasive species at Ho‘omaluhia on September 24. More than 70 volunteers from the Honolulu District and Punahou High School Army Junior ROTC tackled the removal of several giant invasive Mule’s Foot Ferns and hundreds of Shoebutton ardisia which were crowding-out native plants in the Polynesian … Read more

Mililani High School JROTC: A Day at the Beach

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Written by: Cadet Captain Thailyn Toombs, Public Affairs Officer, Mililani High School Saturday, October 1, 2022, was our Trojan Battalion’s second Access Surf of the year. Access Surf is a local non-profit that works to help people with disabilities enjoy a day at the beach, surfing, swimming, and just relaxing on the shore. The cadets … Read more

Punahou School JROTC National Merit Scholars and Legion of Valor Award

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Submitted by LTC (R) Bob Takao Two cadets from Punahou JROTC earned National Merit Scholar recognition (L-R) Felicity Zhou and Iris Sim.The National Merit Scholarship Program is a United States academic scholarship competition for recognition and university scholarships administered by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). Punahou School JROTC Legion of Valor RecipientCadet Iris Sim … Read more

Waimea High School JROTC Supports the 100th Infantry Battalion Commemoration

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Story by: c/CPT Clarenz Ringor On September 25th, the Waimea Menehune Battalion Supports the 47th Memorial Service to honor the 100th Infantry Battalion. KAUAI, HAWAII – September 25th, 2022. The famed 100th Infantry Battalion played an important role in both United States and Hawaiian history.  Formed in September 1943, the 100th Infantry Battalion was predominantly … Read more

Garfield HS JROTC 76 Annual Mexican Independence Day Parade VIP Reception

Submitted by: 1SG (R) Raymond Eason This year marked the 76th annual Mexican Independence Parade since the two year COVID pandemic. The entire Garfield High school community is honored each year to take part in the Mexican Heritage parade. On September 18, 2022 members of the Garfield HS Army JROTC Elite Color guard did the … Read more

Two Los Angeles Unified School District Army JROTC Programs Support the Operation Stand Down for Veterans

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Submitted by COL (R) Darryl Hensley Two Los Angeles Unified School District Army JROTC Programs Support the Operation Stand Down for Veterans in the Compton and Southeast Los Angeles area on Saturday, September 17, 2022.  The two schools that provided Community Service for the Annual event were Gardena High School and George Washington Prep High … Read more

Oregon City High School JROTC Posts Colors for U.S. Dept. of Energy

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Story by SFC (R) Rob Aguilar SFC (Retired) Rob Aguilar, Army Instructor (AI) of , shares the following: “Oregon City High School JROTC was asked by the U.S. Department of Energy’s national office to provide a color guard for the presentation of colors for what turned out to be the national cybersecurity conference, which was … Read more

Saipan Southern High School Manta Ray Battalion cadets participate in their first International Coastal Cleanup

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Article written by: C/SSG Magno, AdrianneStory submitted by: C/CPT Amandus, Malentino Saipan Southern High School’s Manta Ray Battalion Special Projects Officer (S-5) The Saipan Southern High School Manta Ray Battalion cadets participated in their first International Coastal Cleanup last Saturday at Pakpak Beach.  Two groups of cadets were formed. Group 1 was assigned to clean … Read more