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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… Continue Reading Whitley County Raider/Colorguard Competitions

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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… Continue Reading Estill County JROTC Raider Event

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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,… Continue Reading RCHS JROTC Program Attends Junior Cadet Leadership Camp

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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… Continue Reading Martin Places 1st in 7th Brigade Essay Contest

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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… Continue Reading George Rogers Clark Annual Raider and Biathlon Invitational

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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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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… Continue Reading JROTC Volunteers at Wildcat Mountain Civil War Reenactment

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JROTC Competes in Raider and Drill Competition

On October 3rd, 2015, the Rockcastle County JROTC Battalion traveled to Whitley to compete in Whitley County High School’s annual Raider and Drill Competition. The competition consisted of many events that tested the training and endurance. The events consisted of Squad Drill, Color Guard, One Rope Bridge, Field Obstacle, Obstacle Course, Tug of War and… Continue Reading JROTC Competes in Raider and Drill Competition

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JROTC Helps Out at Little World’s Fair

On Saturday August 8th, 2015, 14 cadets from the Rockcastle JROTC Rocket Battalion attended the Little Worlds Fair in Brodhead, Kentucky for community service purposes.

While attending the fair, these highly-experienced cadets were in charge of the food stand, where they take people’s orders, deliver food and drinks, turn in money to the fair staff,… Continue Reading JROTC Helps Out at Little World’s Fair

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Junior Cadet Leadership Camp

On May 23rd, 12 cadets from the mighty Rocket Battalion of Rockcastle County High School traveled to the Junior Cadet Leadership Camp at the Bluegrass Army Depot for training in leadership, discipline, teamwork, and the experience of what enlistment in the US Army would entail.

Some of these Junior Cadets were given the opportunity to… Continue Reading Junior Cadet Leadership Camp

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