Houghton and Calumet High Schools Army JROTC Rappelling Event

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Story and Photos by: COL (R) Dylan M Carlson  On 30 SEP 2023, 33 Cadets from Michigan’s Houghton and Calumet high schools participated in a rappelling event hosted by the two school’s Army JROTC programs at Silver Mountain, MI.  The participating Cadets previously completed the 30’ tower certification and demonstrated their skills and personal courage by … Read more

Mallard Creek High School Army JROTC in the Annual CMS Volleyball Tournament

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Story by and Photos by: C/SFC Jayda Bowen Congratulations to the male MCHS Army JROTC Volleyball team for winning second place in the Volleyball tournament. They have been practicing for the past few weeks, and their efforts have paid off. They were able to win our program a trophy for the second year in a row! … Read more

Omaha Public Schools District 3rd Brigade Army JROTC Hosts A.G.A. Nation’s DUNK

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Story and Photos by: LTC (R) Michael A DeBolt A.G.A. Nation’s DUNK Distracted Driving basketball campaign rolled into Omaha, Nebraska on September 20th, delivering interactive, educational, and entertaining assemblies at North and Bryan high schools. The event was hosted by their respective JROTC programs. This unique program showcases athletic-style competitions and adrenaline-pumping assemblies. Students Against Drunk … Read more

Interlachen High School Army JROTC Raider Competition

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Story by: C/S6 Cadet Charles ParkerPhotos by: C/CSM Lial Landry The Interlachen JROTC Raiders are Setting off their Season with a Bang! On September 23, 2023, The Interlachen High School Army JROTC program hosted their first Raider Competition in 18 years. The Interlachen Raiders made history at this event with a 2nd place overall trophy in the … Read more

Anchorage and Mat-Su Borough School District 8th Brigade Army JROTC Raider Decathlon

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Story and Photos by: LTC (R) Vern L Randall  The Anchorage and Mat-Su School District JROTC detachments held their annual Raider Decathlon on 23 September 2023. Nine schools attended and competed, including Army JROTC programs from Bartlett, Colony, Dimond, and Bettye Davis-East High Schools. The weather was kind this year as over 150 Army, Air Force, … Read more

Waimea High School Army JROTC Reign in Top 3 in the Region for Brigade Challenge

Raider Special team of Waimea High school, taken by a Waimea High school JROTC Cadet by the JROTC building October, 2022

Story and Photos by:  C/SGT Arianni Sambois In May 2023, Waimea High School Menehune Battalion Cadets participated in the U.S. Army JROTC 8th Brigade Fitness Challenge, which evaluated male, female, and co-ed teams’ performance in push-ups, sit-ups, pull-ups, long jump, high jump, and one-mile run from entries throughout the 9-U.S. state and territory region.  The Menehune … Read more

Mililani Trojan Battalion participates in the 16th Annual Waianae Adventure Challenge (WAC) 29-30 April 2023

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Story by Cadet Alex Reyes-Knight, and Cadet Kayley MorimotoPictures by LTC Tim Schiller, SAI, Mililani High School The Waianae Adventure Challenge is a two-day Raider event held at Waianae High School and the Pilila’au Army’s Recreational Center (PARC) on Oahu’s West-side.  Herbert Kailieha Pilila’au, was a Native Hawaiian from Wai’anae who was awarded the Medal of … Read more

Junction City Army JROTC Cadets Support Kansas Kids Fitness Day

Written by: LTC (Ret.) Richard R. Hodgson Junction City AJROTC Cadets assisted the Geary County Schools’ Kansas Kids Fitness Day, an annual event for all the third graders in the district.  This event has been held at the 12th street Rec Center in previous years, the district decided to hold it on the Junction City High … Read more

Espanola Valley High School Army JROTC “Hornets” are 2023 State Champions

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Written by: SFC (Ret.) WIlbert Romero ALBUQUERQUE, NM — On April 1,2023 EVHS JROTC traveled to Cibola High School in Albuquerque NM at 6am. To start off the day A2 and Jovan competed in the armed solo expedition. Throughout the rest of the day multiple teams competed such as male/female color guard, male/female PT, armed/unarmed … Read more