Tuesday, May 10, 2022

American Legion Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) awards program.

 JROTC is a high school elective program whose mission is to teach students citizenship, leadership, character, and community service. The core values are at the heart of JROTC, whose creed emphasizes working to better the cadet's family, school, and country. The 1st District supports this program by awarding candidates an American Legion Scholastic Excellence Award and American Legion Military Excellence Award. 

Below is the 1st District Adjutant Gary DeMars granting C/SGT Parrish Poe a Military Excellence Award, which consisted of a medal and ribbon, and C/SGT is also holding a certificate from another organization. C/SGT Poe is a Communication and Media Arts Highschool student in Detroit, Michigan.