Huntsville High Space Force JROTC team a finalist in national competition https://yellowhammernews.com/huntsville-high-space-force-jrotc-team-a-finalist-in-national-competition/
Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Chevelle Thomas, Senior Army Instructor for Murphy High School, Mobile County Public Schools on 6 April 2023 received the “The Ancient Order of Saint Gabriel Medal” for her distinguished service to the United States Army as a Public Affairs Officer, both in peacetime and while supporting combat operations overseas. Colonel Christian Patterson, Commander, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center presented the award. They were deployed to Afghanistan September 2008 through September 2009 in support of the Global War on Terrorism where they were responsible for telling the Army’s story to the United States and International communities abroad. [...]
Murphy High School JROTC Completes Junior Achievement High School Heroes Project On 8 March, the Murphy High School JROTC Military Leadership Academy (Mobile County Schools) completed their Community Service Learning Project via Junior Achievement High School Heroes - iCivics program at Mary B. Austin Elementary School where they taught K-2nd grade about themselves, their families and their community. They taught five different lessons and ate lunch with the kids. They spent countless hours preparing and going over their lesson plans, presentations, and materials to ensure they were prepared and ready. This is just another example of how Alabama JROTC is working [...]
Timothy Hunter received his unit crest on January 25th, 2023 at Decatur High School. His Grandfather, Vernon Otis Chance, 82, who retired from the Navy as a Lieutenant Commander, pinned the crest on Hunter
Decatur Police conduct a Police Team Physical Challenge Course for Army JROTC Cadets at Decatur High. The SRO, Officer Shutt, awarded the top team a "Thin Blue Line Badge" -Michael D. Snyder
Decatur High JROTC Cadets have a military signing day and 5 take the oath of enlistment with LTC (R) Paul Reeves a Korean and Vietnam War Veteran.
Army JROTC Cadets and Alumni from Decatur HS serve as pallbearers at the request of a local hero SGT George F. Mills and his family. SGT George Mills was a WW 2 Veteran and former POW who was a close fried and mentor to the JROTC Cadets. SGT Mills awarded over 200 medals to North Alabama JROTC Cadets until he passed away at the age of 100 years.
Army JROTC Instructors: Motivated to Make a Difference Check out this amazing video put together by Mr. Quintin Howard. JROTC is near and dear to his heart as his son West Point Graduate and former JROTC Cadet at Mobile at Murphy High School. Hooah! Check out the video HERE
Huntsville JRTOC Pioneers Space Force Affiliation The Huntsville High School JROTC program is among the first in the country to convert their affiliation from the Air Force to the Space Force. On January 12, 2022 a transition ceremony commemorated the historic event. Huntsville High is one of 10 units across the United States chosen to convert. The event was officiated by Col Lindhorst, USSF Delta 13 Commander, and the Air Force was represented by Brigadier General Leslie Maher, the Holm Center Commander and Lieutenant Colonel (ret) David W. Murphy, Huntsville High School Senior Aerospace Science Instructor. “The Space Force is incredibly [...]