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Mar 28 2017

Rockcastle JROTC Dining-In

By: CDT 1LT Ryan Martin

Rockcastle County JROTC held their first annual Dining-In on Friday, March 24th. The event consisted of a tribute to the US Military Forces, a dinner catered by Limestone Grill, a tribute to the seniors and their parents, a slideshow reviewing the many events of the past year and …

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Jan 18 2017

Annual Sgt. York Drill Meet

The Rocket Battalion Drill Team competed in the Annual Sgt. York Drill Meet in Jamestown, Tennessee. Rockcastle competed in two color guards, platoon and squad drill, IDR, academic team, and squad inspection. The Academic Team placed third in their category, and Cadet Chanler Cole placed sixth overall in event-wide IDR competition. The participating cadets are …

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Oct 24 2016

Clay County JROTC Raider Competition

By: CDT 2LT Ryan Martin

The Mighty Rocket Battalion competed in a raider competition in Clay County on Saturday, October 22nd. Approximately 20 teams from various schools around Kentucky participated, including two teams, A and B, from the Rocket Battalion. The competition consisted of numerous challenging events, including Tug-of-War, Rope Bridge, a field obstacle course, …

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Oct 11 2016

Whitley County Raider/Colorguard Competitions

By: CDT 2LT Ryan Martin

The Rockcastle County Rocket Battalion Raider and Drill teams competed in the Whitley County Raider/Colorguard Competition this past weekend on Saturday, October 8th. The Drill Team competed in the areas of Squad Drill, Color Guard, and Academic Team, the two former consisting of the graded execution of a predetermined sequence of …

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Sep 21 2016

Estill County JROTC Raider Event

By Ryan Martin

The Rockcastle County High School JROTC Raider Team competed in the 3rd Annual Spartan Crucible Competition in Estill County on Saturday, September 10th, 2016. Seven teams from around the state competed in the event, with each team consisting of ten cadets and three alternatives, with a minimum of two female cadets on …

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Jun 14 2016

RCHS JROTC Program Attends Junior Cadet Leadership Camp

Eleven Cadets in the Rockcastle County High School JROTC Program attended Junior Cadet Leadership Camp from May 28 to June 1, 2016, at the Bluegrass Army Depot.  This camp gave our cadets the chance to lead, face their fear of height and water, and work with other cadets from the following JROTC programs (Clark Range, …

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May 19 2016

Martin Places 1st in 7th Brigade Essay Contest

Wednesday, May 18th, Cadet Ryan Martin was awarded 1st place in the 7th Brigade Essay Contest. The Junior ROTC has an essay contest every year, and this year the essay was about what JROTC was like 100 years ago, what it’s like today, and what it will be like 100 years from now. Ryan’s essay …

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Apr 27 2016

George Rogers Clark Annual Raider and Biathlon Invitational

On the weekend of April 15 and 16, 2016, two teams from the Rockcastle County High School JROTC Rocket Battalion traveled to Fort Boonesborough to compete. The two teams that competed were the Rocket Raiders and the Rocket Biathlon Rifle team. The Raider team competed in many events such as: Mountain Trek, River Trek, Land …

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Mar 09 2016

JROTC Service Learning Project

On Wednesday, March 9, 2016, eighteen Rockcastle County High School JROTC cadets cleaned the war memorial located in front of the Rockcastle County Courthouse as a service learning project.

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Oct 26 2015

JROTC Volunteers at Wildcat Mountain Civil War Reenactment

On the weekend of October 17th and 18th a group of cadets from the Rockcastle County High School JROTC Rocket Battalion went to The Wildcat Mountain Civil War Reenactment Battlefield to participate in a community service event. Each cadet had a different job and contributed differently during this event. The group of cadets sectioned off …

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