Ansbach Army JROTC Battalion Honors Their Veterans

Ansbach Veterans Day Program

Written by: Cdt/SGT Antonio Duran-Stanton For the first time since the pandemic, the 9th JROTC battalion organized a Veterans Day Program; an hour of school seminar was dedicated to honoring Ansbach’s veterans. Narrated by Cdt/1SG Kenton Duplessie, the program started off with the posting of the colors,and playing of the National Anthem. The colors were … Read more

Central Catholic High School Army JROTC Cadets honor Vietnam Veterans with Quilts of Valor

Quilts for Vets

Photos shared by: SGM (R) Lamisa Carradine SGM (R) Lamisa Carradine, Army Instructor (AI) at Central Catholic High School, shares photos of Central Catholic High School Cadets presenting Vietnam Veterans with Quilts of Valor. On 17 Jan 2023, six Central Catholic High School Army JROTC Cadets honored Vietnam Veterans with the Quilts of Valor presentation … Read more

Ansbach JROTC Honors Veterans with a “Route of Valor”  

Ansbach HS JROTC Route of Valor

Story by: Cadet/PV2 Jameson Bogard On November 4th, 2022, the 9th JROTC Battalion hosted a “Route of Valor“, where cadets honored many service members by telling their stories of bravery and patriotism. There were nine stations where cadets role-played and shared these stories: Michael Christensen, a Vietnam War POW; the Black Bicycle Corps members of … Read more

Ansbach JROTC Battalion Travels to France to Commemorate Armistice Day  

Ansbach JROTC France Trip

By Cdt/PVT Lauren Moseley This past November for four days, Ansbach’s 9th JROTC Battalion traveled to France and experienced going back in time to WW1. We commemorated the Marines who fought in the battle of Belleau Wood and made new connections with other French and German students. We explored all the history that came to … Read more

Meridian High School Army JROTC participates in Wreath Laying Ceremony

Meridian HS JROTC Wreath Laying Ceremony

Written by: CW3 Retired Deric L. Mitchell On December 17, 2022, the Meridian High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) participated in a wreath laying ceremony at the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Newton, Mississippi. The ceremony was hosted by Mississippi Veterans Affairs and sponsored by Friends of Mississippi Veterans. Sixteen enthusiastic and determined … Read more

Junction City Cadets Honor Chaplain Kapaun with Wreath Laying Ceremony

Memorial Wreath Laying

Submitted by: LTC (R) Richard R. Hodgson, Senior Army Instructor (SAI) After the traditional ceremony at the Manhattan Veterans Cemetery for a wreath laying ceremony on December 17th, a select few cadets traveled to the small town of Pilsen, Kansas which is the hometown of Korean War Medal of Honor awardee, Chaplain Emil Kapaun.  There, … 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

Charles B. Aycock High School Army JROTC participates in a wreath laying ceremony

Wreaths Across America

Story by retired Army Major Anton Alston PIKEVILLE, N.C. On December 17, 2022, eleven cadets from Charles B. Aycock High School Army Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (JROTC) participated in a wreath laying ceremony at the Pikeville Cemetery. The wreath laying ceremony was sponsored by the Pikeville American Legion Post 541. The cadets provided a … 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