Lanier High School Army JROTC Host 100th Birthday Celebration for Mr. Fernando C. Aguirre (Cadet Captain) Class of 1943

Mr. Aguirre with the VOK Raider Team and SSG Gonzalez, JROTC Cyber Instructor and Coach

Submitted by: LTC (R) Jerry W CheatomPhotos by: LTC (R) Jerry W Cheatom Mr. Fernando C. Aguirre (Cadet Captain) Class of 1943 requested a tour and small celebration with his JROTC Battalion and campus last Friday. Mr. Aguirre participated in a walking tour of his campus and JROTC building. While outside the JROTC building the … Read more

North Hardin High School Army JROTC Performs Missing Man Ceremony

North Hardin JROTC

Written by: CW4 (Ret.) Edward Dick The North Hardin High School JROTC performed the “Missing Man Ceremony” on National Vietnam War Veterans Day, 29 March 2023, at the Elizabethtown Nature Park Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. The ceremony paid tribute to service members missing in action. Cadets Left to Right: CMAJ Samantha Gamble, CLTC Dawnette Mackey, CMAJ Bryce … Read more

Rocky River High School Army JROTC hosts Mr. James “Doc” McCloughan, Medal of Honor Recipient

Submitted by: LTC (Ret.) Tyron W. Eason Rocky River High School Army JROTC hosts Mr. James “Doc” McCloughan, Medal of Honor Recipient, and has shared photos and a video of the event! Video: Photos: Top Photo Caption: Mr. James “Doc” McCloughan with Army JROTC Cadets from Rocky Rivery High School (Photo credit: LTC (Ret.) Tyron … Read more

Bettye Davis East Anchorage Army JROTC holds 10th annual Flag Retirement Ceremony

Thunderbird Battalion Flag Retirement Ceremony

A Flag’s Service Written by: 1SG (Ret.) Christopher Watts On March 8th, 2023, the Bettye Davis East Anchorage JROTC held its 10th annual Flag Retirement Ceremony. The significance of this ceremony to our program is as significant as the flag is to our nation. Every part of the flag holds great meaning and works together … Read more

Garfield HS Bulldawg Battalion participated in 39th Annual Sons of Liberty Massing of the Colors & Salute to our Armed Forces

Garfield HS JROTC

Photo/Story: 1SG(R) Raymond L. Eason On February 19, 2023, at Forest Lawn Cemetery Hollywood Hills, CA, elite members of the Garfield High School Bulldawg Battalion participated in the largest celebration of its kind, to honor George Washington’s birthday and to observe Presidents’ Day. Also, the Sons of Liberty hosted this celebration inviting other JROTC units … Read more

Miami Northwestern Senior High School Army JROTC lower flag in honor of Marjory Stoneman Douglas Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

Submitted by: COL (Ret.) Marc A. Garcia MIAMI, FL — Under the supervision of Army Instructor (AI) SFC John “Brian” Oriol,  Miami Northwestern Senior High School JROTC Cadets lowered the United States Flag to Half-Staff in a dignified ceremony In Honor Of (IHO) Marjory Stoneman Douglas Remembrance Day. A small tribute to the 17 Students and … Read more

Belleville High School National Defense Cadet Corps (NDCC) Honors Veterans

Belleville HS JROTC NDCC

Story and photos by: LTC (Ret.) Richard Wasserman BELLEVILLE, NJ — In Army JROTC, cadets are in involved in many community service events during the course of the school year.  Belleville High School, in Belleville, New Jersey, is a brand-new Cadet NDCC Battalion and they are starting off on the right foot by getting involved … Read more

Queen Creek Army JROTC Meets Medal of Honor Recipient

Queen Creek HS JROTC MOH

Story and photos by: LTC (Ret.) Bill Waddington The Queen Creek High School Army JROTC Color Guard was invited to support the Arizona Army National Guard Aviation Ball at Falcon Field in Mesa, AZ on 2/4/23.  Cadets presented, posted and retired the Colors and conducted the POW/MIA Ceremony.  The highlight of the night was when … Read more

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