Kirtland Central High School Honors the Military Service of Native Americans at National Native American Veterans Memorial

Native American Veterans Memorial

Submitted by: CW2 (Ret) Pedro Larribas The memorial was dedicated with a procession and ceremony on the National Mall on November 11, 2022. This tribute to Native heroes recognizes for the first time on a national scale the enduring and distinguished service of Native Americans in every branch of the US military.  Kirtland Central High School (KCHS) AJROTC Bronco … Read more

The Denver JROTC received a $100,000 donation from the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2461

Denver JROTC VFW Donation

Submitted by: 1SG (R) Paul Mahoney The Denver JROTC received a $100,000 donation from the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2461.  The money will go directly towards cadet achievement in competitions and travel such as Marksmanship, Drill, Raider, Drone, Robotics, Staff Rides, and also sponsor the annual Military Ball. Superintendent Dr. Alex Marrero, VFW 2461 … Read more

Paragould JROTC Cadets present flags to Veterans

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Submitted by: LTC (R) Timothy P. Norman The Paragould JROTC program does a flag collection and disposal program for our community service. The cadets go out in the community and collect the flags and also to all the veteran organizations.  This year we built a new fire pit beside our building just for this event.  … Read more

East Central High School JROTC Competed in the 2022 U.S. Army Cadet Command JROTC Raider Challenge Championships

East Central HS JROTC Raider Team

Submitted by: MSG (R) Gary Hollins The East Central High School JROTC from San Antonio, Texas competed in the 2022 U.S. Army Cadet Command JROTC Raider Challenge Championships in Molena, Georgia. Bottom row left to right: Daisy Camacho, Marcos Sanchez, Adalia Herrera, Callaghan Chohlis, Melissa Arms Kelly, Savannah Lujan, Olivia Odlozolek. Top row left to … Read more

Central Catholic High School JROTC Visited by TRADOC CSM Daniel Hendrix

Central Catholic HS JROTC CSM Visit

Submitted by: CPT (R) Dwayne Rhodes (SAI) and SGM (R) Lamisa Carradine (AI) Central Catholic High School JROTC appreciated CSM Hendrex’s visit very much, and JROTC was honored he chose to visit our program. He truly seemed to enjoy his time listening to our presentation, touring our facilities, and getting to speak to the cadets. The … Read more

West Point Leadership Ethics and Diversity in STEM (LEADS) Workshop

Story by: CW4 (R) Christine Landers On 4 NOV 2022 Hillcrest High School attended the West Point LEADS Workshop. The workshop was to provide DISD JROTC Cadets a chance to work with current US Military Academy Cadets as well as a small team of West Point Staff. Leadership, Ethics and Diversity was discussed in an … Read more

Alvarado High School JROTC Cadets Serving Their Community – Selfless Service

Submitted by: LTC (Ret) Derrick A. Corbett, SAI  On November 2nd, the Alvarado High School (Alvarado, Texas) JROTC scholars volunteered at Alvarado’s Helping Hands for Jesus (HHFJ). Each month our goal is to engage in a community activity that positively impacts the community. The JROTC scholars augment the HHFJ team once a month to support its mission … Read more