Thursday 18th May President John Griffin…

Presented AUSA Big Bend congratulations and awarded the junior reserve offices training corps leadership and academic achievement medal and certificated signed by Robert Brooks Brown General, U.S. Army Retired President and CEO of AUSA National to Cadet Destin W. Anfinson. We also awarded Destin a two-year premier membership to AUSA Big Bend Chapter for his dedicated participation in liberty county high school JROTC

James S. Rickards High School

April 19, 2018  
Congratulations to our JROTC Drill Team Cadets for their outstanding performance last weekend at the Florida state JROTC drill championships held in Lakeland, FL. They competed in eight different events including Color Guard, unarmed drill, and armed drill, and are excited to report that they earned a 12th, 11th, 9th, 9th, and a remarkable 4th place finish. The 4th place team commanded by Cadet Major Chrishana Williams was comprised of six Cadets making their first trip to states. The state of Florida has over 400 Army JROTC programs, with over 30,000 Cadets, by far the most of any state in the nation. Unlike high school sports there are no classifications (1A, 2A, 3A, etc.) so they are competing against schools/JROTC programs with 3000+ students with JROTC enrollment of 300+ Cadets. Any results in the top 10 are amazing, so with 5 results in the “top 10ish”, a great accomplishment, and a reflection of their discipline, commitment to excellence and outstanding mentorship and training from MSG Kerrison. Hooah!

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