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FHS Air Force Junior ROTC wins award
Floresville High School Air Force Junior ROTC male and female teams win Air Force Service Championship trophies at Camp Bullis U.S. Open Raider Meet.
Unit TX-20012 at Floresville High School has been selected to receive the 2013-14 Air Force Junior ROTC Distinguished Unit Award. It is the fifth year in a row the unit has earned the award.
The award recognizes Air Force Junior ROTC units that have performed above and beyond normal expectations, and that have distinguished themselves through outstanding service to their school and community while meeting the Air Force Junior ROTC mission of producing better citizens for America.
The objectives of the Junior ROTC program are to educate and train high school cadets in citizenship and life skills; promote community service; instill responsibility, character, and self-discipline through character education; and provide instruction in air and space fundamentals. Enrollment is open to all young people who are in the ninth grade or higher, physically fit, and are citizens or nationals of the United States.
Air Force Junior ROTC is located in 884 high schools across the United States and at selected schools in Europe, in the Pacific, and Puerto Rico. Junior ROTC enrollment includes more than 108,000 cadets.
For more information about the Air Force Junior ROTC department at Floresville High School, contact Lt. Col. Steven Rakel or Master Sgt. Walter Cook at 830-393-5370.
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