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. [...]
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
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.
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 [...]