Former Navy JROTC Cadet from WP Davidson High School, Mobile County, Alabama. WP Davidson High NJROTC hosted former SY 2018-19 NJROTC Commanding Officer Qualin WESTBROOK as the February 2021 CTE Month guest speaker for 156 in - class & virtual NJROTC cadets. Airman WESTBROOK talked about his Navy Boot Camp experience and his current training as an aviation electronics mechanic at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola Florida. He also noted that the JROTC credential he earned in the NJROTC program allowed him to start his enlistment at the E-3 paygrade which is $500+ per month bonus compared to [...]
At the Hands On River Region and Junior League of Montgomery's annual River Region Volunteer of the Year Awards Program, the Lee High School AFJROTC (AL-011) Cadets won the Youth Group Volunteer of the Year Award. This school year, the cadets have dedicated over 2,000 hours to community service epitomizing the USAF Core Value of Service Before Self.
Thompson High School Air Force JROTC partnered with the homeowners association of Silver Creek subdivision in Alabaster to honor veterans. With the assistance of Lt. Col. Doug Crabb, every veteran received a personal greeting, a salute, and a festive red, white, and blue ribbon tied to their mailboxes for Veterans Day. “We wanted the young people to meet these veterans, and we wanted the neighbors to know where our veterans live,” said Silver Creek President Donna Morris. “We think it’s just great for these young people to meet real heroes, and for the veterans to meet these fine young people, [...]