Veterans Memorial High School (Patriot Battalion) JROTC Pass in Review and Honor Unit Distinction ‘Gold Star’ Ceremony

Veterans Memorial High School JPA

Submitted by: LTC (R) John L BakerPhoto by: Mr. Chad Shugart SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – APRIL 6th, 2023.  This year Veterans Memorial High School (VMHS) Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) was visited by the 5th Brigade JROTC, Cadet Command on 6 March 2023.  The entire Patriot Battalion participated in this event.  This was the … Read more

The Western High School Army JROTC ‘Pioneer’ Battalion Receives Perfect JPA Score

Western High School

Submitted by: MSG (R) Daniel R GastelumPhotos by: MSG (R) Daniel R Gastelum The Western Army JROTC ‘Pioneer’ battalion of Anaheim, California had their J.P.A. inspection on 13 April and received a perfect score of 100%. Under the leadership of LTC. Jerry Pearce (R) and MSG. Dan Gastelum (R). We have a great group of Cadets that … Read more

Mililani Army JROTC scores highest during the JROTC Program of Accreditation (JPA) for SY 2022/23

Mililani HS JROTC

Story/Photos by Mililani High School Army Instructor, 1SG (Ret.) Marlon Rice and Senior Army Instructor, Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Tim Schiller Trojan Battalion activated on 1 July 2012, scored a 98.6 on the recent JPA on 30 March 2023, the highest in the State of Hawaii, securing Honor Unit with Distinction (HUD). This year was much more challenging coming out … Read more

Mallard Creek High School Army JROTC Scores a 98.15 On Their JPA Inspection!

Mallard Creek HS JPA

Story written by: C/CPT Nguy & MAJ (R) HartPhoto Credits: C/PFC Bowen & C/Captain Nguy The purpose of the JROTC Program Accreditation (JPA) inspection from the 4th Brigade Cadet Command is to evaluate the overall performance of the Maverick Battalion. To maintain our status of our Gold Star with Distinction, the unit must score a … Read more

Punahou School Army JROTC Retains Honor Unit With Distinction for the 30th Consecutive Year


Written by Cadet LTC Corin Matsuzaki, Battalion Commander Thanks to the efforts of all cadets of the Buff n Blu Battalion, we successfully retained our Honor Unit of Distinction status for the 30th consecutive year!  There was a great deal of pressure making sure everything was up to speed for our first in-person assessment since … Read more

Junction City High School Army JROTC Earns Honor Unit with Distinction

Junction City HS JROTC

Written by: LTC (R) Richard R. Hodgson JUNCTION CITY, KS — Junction City High School Army JROTC in Junction City Kansas was formally inspected for its Joint Program of Accreditation on March 27th, by Mr. Tyrone Middleton of 3rd Brigade, U.S. Army Cadet Command and noncommissioned officers from the 1st Infantry Division’s Special Troops Battalion. … Read more