Please come out June 23rd and have your car washed by cadets at the Woodmont pool! Adress is 2334 Traymore Rd, North Chesterfield. We will be out there from 10:30 to 5. This fundraiser will be supporting cadets going on the trip to Germany in 2018, so please come out and show your support for JRHS NJROTC!
This weekend a group of fine cadets did gave up an hour of their time to helpkeep Old Gun clean. This act of good citizenship and service was dedicated in honor of Lance Corpral Linn’s sacrifice. You can read more on the amazing story of LCPL Linn’s life here https://jrhsnjrotc.org/honor-guard-homepage/in-memoriam-lance-corporal-karl-r-linn/. Hoorah cadets, job well done.
On Friday, May 26th, the x Memorial day assembly was held at James River. NJROTC would like to thank all of the guests that came out in support of LCpl Karl R. Linn, LCpl Jourdan L. Grez, and all service men and women. Thank you all and have a happy Memorial day!
On Wednesday, 8 March, JRHS NJROTC held an All-Company formation recognizing several cadets for outstanding effort over the past month. Several Cadets received their PT ribbons and the top ten scorers on the National Academic Exam were given medals; in addition, Cadet Wright was advanced to the rank of Cadet Seaman and Cadet Logan Easingwood was officially named as Color Guard Commander. This month’s Cadets of the Month are as follows:
(NS1) c/SN Ryan Watson: Recognized for outstanding commitment to Drill Team and Raiders.
(Upperclassman) c/SA Leslie Hernandez: Recognized for her outstanding commitment to the Air Rifle Team and PT team.
Bravo Zulu, cadets! Job well done!
On Saturday, 11 February, the JRHS NJROTC Drill Team traveled to Lee-Davis High School to compete in the Lee-Davis Drill Meet. Hoping to end off the season on a high note, the cadets put forth a good showing, gaining points in Uniform Personnel Inspection and placing third in Armed Basic and Second in Color Guard. Despite some difficulties involving scoring, which were rectified with the help of cadets Willett and Popp, the meet ran well and the cadets enjoyed themselves. Whether or not our unit makes it to Area Five Championships at this point, we can certainly say that this season was a good one! Hoorah, cadets! Job well done!
On February 4th, JRHS NJROTC drill team traveled to Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek/Fort Story in Norfolk to compete in the Princess Anne Cavalier Drill Meet. Held at the same venue used for Area 5 Drill Championships, the team placed sixth against 10 other top tier teams, including three teams who placed in Nationals last year. Although our teams did not bring home any trophies, Armed Exhibition gained 16 points in the two-event tally, while Armed Standard matched their best score for the season! Hoorah, cadets! Job well done!
On Saturday, 10 December, 2016, the JRHS Drill Team traveled to King George High School in King George County, VA, to compete in the King George Drill Meet. Facing stiff competition from many other units (including a Marine Corps ROTC unit), our teams performed quite well. The UPI team secured a second place finish, our highest placing this season in that event, and Cadets May and Willett were two of ten finalists in a game of armed knockout (which, despite not being a scored event, managed to raise morale). This meet was a good way to end off the 2016 calendar year; however, there’s still a few more months left on the road to Area 5 Championships. Keep checking our website for more information on how our unit is doing.
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On Saturday, 12 November, the Drill and Athletic teams traveled to Osbourne Park High School to compete in the Osbourne Park Combined Meet. The teams put out a good showing at this final combined meet of this year’s season, placing Third in both Academics and the 8x200m Relay. Cadet LTjg Zachary Popp also tied for Second Place in the individual Academic score category. Despite not bringing home as many trophies as usual, the Drill and PT teams still managed to gain points toward the Area 5 two-event tally in many events, including UPI. Congratulations to all Cadets who stuck out the long day!
On Saturday, 22 October, JRHS NJROTC traveled to Potomac High School in Prince William County to compete in the Second Annual Potomac Combined Meet. Facing tough competition from some of Area Five’s top units, the unit secured a first place win in Unarmed Exhibition Drill and a third place finish in overall drill. Hoorah Cadets! Job well done!
On Friday, 4 November, 2016, JRHS NJROTC hosted the annual JRHS Veterans’ Day Ceremony. This year’s theme was in honor of all Veterans who served our nation during the Cold War and the Ceremony featured a Roundtable discussion with several veterans who answered questions submitted by James River students about their time in uniform. After the ceremony, the Cadets and veterans reported to the Memorial for a wreath-laying ceremony.
- Official Party:
- Lieutenant Colonel Phil Koren, US Army (Ret.)
- Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Ritchie, Virginia Army Reserve National Guard
- Master Sergeant George Corbett, US Army (Ret.)
- Specialist Carl Robinson, US Army (Ret.)
- Dr. Jennifer Coleman, Principal, James River High School
- Center for Leadership and International Relations
- National Anthem:
- Color Guard:
- c/ENS Aundrae May, Right Rifle
- c/ENS Spencer Willett, American Flag
- c/PO2 Clark Brandau, Navy Flag
- c/PO2 Kiara Prera, Right Rifle
- Armed Forces Tribute:
- Light/Sound Direction:
- Side Boys:
- c/ENS Victor Bellamah
- c/ENS Anthony Ing
- c/CPO Quinn Lilly
- c/CPO Thomas Kaupish
- c/SN Gustavo De’Matos
- c/SN Logan Easingwood
- c/SN Joel Ezell
- c/SA Stella Crump
- Bosun’s Whistle:
- Bell Ringer:
- c/LTjg Emma Friedrich
- c/LTjg Daniel Markey
- c/ENS Alex Freeman
- Memorial Walk Detail:
- c/SA Jesse Oliva
- c/SA Stella Crump
- c/SA Savva Sidorov
- c/SA Eric Alvarenga
- c/CPO Devin Lowe
- c/ENS Anthony Ing
- c/ENS Spencer Willett
- c/LTjg Thomas Shashaty