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

WAC Mililani

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

Espanola Valley High School Drill

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

Pearland High School Army JROTC places 3rd overall at the Houston ISD Blue Bonnet Competition

Written by: MAJ (Ret.) Christopher Graves March was a great experience for the Oiler Battalion Cadets! One of the many events completed was the Houston ISD’s Blue Bonnet competition, a yearly event which showcases Houston’s many JROTC programs. The Pearland HS JROTC cadets experienced the large competition for the first time in their 30-year history. … Read more

The 2023 Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Public School System JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge (JCLC)


Story by: C/PFC Seiyul Hong Saipan, CNMI – The CNMI PSS JROTC Brigade JCLC was held at Marianas High School, Saipan Southern High School, Kagman High School, Rota High School, and Tinian High School from March 23 to the 26th. The ROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge is held annually between public high schools on Saipan, Tinian, … Read more

Wichita Public Schools host 1st Leadership Raider Challenge

Written by: COL (Ret.) Robert Hester The first Cadet Raider Challenge conducted by Leadership cadets was held this past Saturday at the SEHS Raider Course.  This is the first time Leadership cadets competed in a Raider Challenge.  About 60 cadets competed.  They were from: Hadley, Hamilton, Marshall, CMA, PVMS, Mead and Wells.  They ran the … Read more

Bowie High School JROTC Bear Cadets participated in the EPISD JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge (JCLC)


Submitted by: WHO: Bear Cadets (14 x Participants; with 1x Senior Army Instructor and 1x Army Instructor). Camp participants included 121 cadets (68 males, 53 females), 27 cadre, 2 female chaperones, and 13 active duty service members providing medical support. Cadets attending camp represented 9 high schools from El Paso, Texas. Like past years,  eight … Read more

Olympic HS Army JROTC Qualifies For The 4th BDE Best of the Best Raiders Championship After Placing 3rd in the Lee County Raiders Competition

Olympic HS JROTC Raider

Written by: LTC (Ret.) Chad Byas CHARLOTTE, NC – On Saturday, March 4, 2023, the Olympic High School JROTC Raiders Team participated in the annual Lee County Raiders Meet.  The Lee County Raiders Meet is one of the most anticipated events for our Raider Teams. For the past several months, the Raider Team has logged … Read more