In June 2021 Army Cadets gathered for the JROTC Leadership Academy. Check out the amazing opportunities our cadets experienced. From learning to work together to learning new skills, this was a unique training opportunity for cadets.
Space Force Visits Huntsville! On 19 August USSF Col Niki Lindhorst, Commander of Space Force Delta 13, and Chief Master Sergeant Esther Sanford, senior enlisted advisor for Space Force Delta 13 (the Education delta), visited Huntsville High School and their AFJROTC unit. She met with the Huntsville City Schools School Board and Superintendent Christie Finley first thing in the morning and was presented a cadet-created, cadet-led Mission Brief by the Command Staff of AL-941. This Mission Brief contained an overview of their Corps and a Q&A session for the Space Force visitors. After the Brief, she spoke to the eight highest-ranked [...]
Congratulations to WP Davidson High NJROTC & Admiral Denton Magnet School! A great way to ensure JROTC is recognized and highlighted in your community is to participate in sports and other special events. Recently on October 1st, 2021 cadets participated in the 1st combined WP Davidson High NJROTC & Admiral Denton Magnet School color guard team at WP Davidson High Football. Photo: Left to Right Cadet Cook (11th), Cadet Barros (11th), Cadet Scott (8th), & Cadet Blessings (11th)
Alabama JROTC wishes to congratulate WP Davidson High NJROTC Executive officer Capt. Jacerrey LEWIS for his promotion to SY 2021-22 Mobile County Public School System Joint Army Navy JROTC Staff. Congratulations for this remarkable achievement and continued commitment to Alabama JROTC.
Russell County had a great experience this summer in Washington DC participating in the annual National Competition July 19-23, 2021. Out of the 3100 programs nationally 40 were selected to compete in person for the national event. The Russell Country Team consisted of White, Alexis Hopkins, Devin Neal, and Victoria Villanueva). The competition included team and individual tasks, including out of the box thinking, Leadership Reaction Courses, Leadership in US History, and problem solving. During the 2020-2021 academic year CSM Jones organized and trained JROTC JLAB Academic and Leadership teams. Both teams competed and won regional and Brigade level competitions, thus [...]
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 [...]
Central High School, Tuscaloosa, Alabama Cadet Major Emia Sesson was named the Outstanding Cadet of the Year for the Alabama Society, Sons of the American Revolution for SY 2020-21. Cadet Sesson received the SAR Silver Outstanding Cadet Medal, certificate, and $750. Cadet Sesson also received the Bronze Award and $100 from the Black Warrior River Chapter in Tuscaloosa. Cadet Sesson will now represent Alabama at the national level in July 2021. Pictured are (L-R) Black Warrior River Chapter President Col (Ret) Rich Johnson, Cadet Emia Sesson, Alabama Committee Chairman MSG (Ret.) David Jones
Central High School NJROTC Red Devil Battalion is proud to announce Johana Garcia is the first cadet in the class of 2021 to enlist in the Navy! Cadet Garcia holds a NJROTC certificate and will graduate boot camp as an E-3 and she was awarded a $2,000 bonus upon signing her enlistment contract. Upon successful completion of her inventory physical fitness test at boot camp she will receive a second $2,000 bonus. Johana has signed her contract to serve as a Logistics Specialist. Major Fenell, USMC (ret) had the honor and privilege of administering Johana’s Oath of Enlistment. A heartfelt [...]
The Central High School NJROTC Red Devil Battalion is proud to announce Cadet Charles Fields enlisted in the National Guard as a Human Resources Specialist. After completing boot camp Cadet Fields will be promoted to the enlisted grade of E-3, receive a $20,000 bonus, attend Airborne school and will be assigned to the 20th Special Forces unit in Gadsden Alabama. Pictured with Cadet Charles Fields is his recruiter Staff Sergeant Matt Oden.
The Central High School NJROTC Red Devil Battalion is proud to congratulate Cadet Battalion Commander Christopher Snipes on his enlistment in the Army Reserves. Cadet Snipes used his NJROTC credential to enlist as an E-3 and he was awarded a $20,000 signing bonus. In addition he received a $200 GI Bill kicker and will receive $50,000 to pay off his student loan while he attends college at Auburn University. Cadet Snipes enlisted for 6 years, will serve as a Technical Engineer, and ships off to boot camp July 13, 2021 in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. [...]