Sixteen Cadets from the Rockcastle Battalion Drill Team competed in the Alvin C. York Drill Competition at Jamestown, Tennessee December the 8th, 2018.
The first event of the day was the colorguard portion of the competition commanded by Cadet Command Sergeant Major Hunter Medley. Cadet Second Lieutenant Sarah Pride was the state flag and Cadets… Continue Reading Rockcastle Drill Team Competes in Alvin C. York Competition
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Several Cadets participated in the triennial Joint Program of Accreditation December the 4th, which includes two mandatory briefings, a platoon drill inspection, a colorguard inspection, and a Cadet portfolio inspection.
Cadets Amber Doan, Aleya Powell, Hunter Medley, and the rest of the battalion staff presented the Battalion Improvement Plan, which consisted of the plan our battalion took to improve Cadets’ understanding… Continue Reading Rockcastle JROTC Participates in Inspection
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Twenty-seven Cadets from the Rockcastle County High School JROTC helped assist local reenactors of the Laural Home Guard at the Wildcat Mountain Civil War reenactment from October 19th to 21st.
On arrival the first day, Cadets Benton Kuntz, Chanler Cole, Hunter Medley, Jake Neeley, Elijah Vaught, Caleb Tompkins, and Larry Vanwinkle were tasked with finding and setting up a… Continue Reading Wildcat Mountain Cadet Assistance
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Thirty-two Cadets from the Rockcastle County Rockets JROTC competed in the Whitley County Raider and Drill competition October 13th, 2018.
The competition consisted of the Raider Gauntlet, a land navigation event, the colorguard and squad drill, a rope bridge challenge, an obstacle course, and a tug-of-war challenge. Every event tested our cadets physically and mentally, as well as… Continue Reading Whitley County Raider & Drill Competition
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Twenty-seven Cadets from the RCHS Raider team competed in the EKU Cadet Stakes competition September 29th. The competition consisted of six events starting with a Modified Physical Fitness Test (MPFT), then a one-rope-bridge, grenade toss, boat relay race, litter relay race, and a mystery event.
The Modified Physical Fitness Test is an Army physical fitness… Continue Reading EKU Cadet Stakes Raider Competition
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Seventy cadets from the Rockcastle Battalion marched in the annual Livingston Parade on Saturday, September 1st, 2018. Cadet CSM Hunter Medley commanded the main formation and cadets DeMarcus Robinson and Kayli Blevins held the JROTC battalion banner. Cadet Cpl. Eli Price commanded the colorguard and cadets Caleb Tompkins, Sarah Pride, and Connor Philbeck held the… Continue Reading Rockcastle Battalion Marches in Annual Livingston Parade
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Seven cadets from the Rockcastle County JROTC Raider team participated in the Mountain Raider challenge this Saturday, April 14th, hosted by the Knox County JROTC Program and members of the National Guard on the Harold L. Disney National Guard Training Site in Artemus, Kentucky.
The competition started with the APFT (Army Physical Fitness Test) that… Continue Reading JROTC Brings Home Mountain Raider Trophy
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Rockcastle County JROTC held their 21st annual dine-in on Friday, April 13th. The dine-in contained an opening statement by the previous battalion commander, Cadet Colonel Clare Beichler, a slideshow of all the major battalion activities in the 2017-18 year, the senior slideshow that recognizes the graduating seniors and their parents, a dinner provided by Limestone… Continue Reading RCHS JROTC 21st Annual Dine-In
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A group of cadets participated in a community service event at the Civil War Reenactment during the weekend of October 20-22, 2017. Henry Smith, the Operations Officer from the Laurel Home Guard, has said on numerous occasions that, without help from the Rocket Battalion JROTC it would be hard to host Camp Wildcat to the… Continue Reading JROTC Cadets Serve at Wildcat Mountain
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Twenty-three Rockcastle County High School JROTC Cadets traveled to Whitley County High School on October 7, 2017 to compete in their Raider and Drill Competition. The team was highly motivated performing their best on each event. The competition consisted of eight events: obstacle course, pioneer gauntlet, rope bridge, academic test, color guard, mile run, archery,… Continue Reading RCHS JROTC Competes in Raider & Drill Competition
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