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  • 25 Air Force Junior ROTC Cadets Selected for Elite Cyber Academy

    Virtual cyber academy will prepare Air Force JROTC cadets for in-demand computing and cyber security careers.
  • Air Force Junior ROTC wins AFA Chairman’s award

    The Air Force Association recognized Air Force Junior ROTC with the Chairman’s Award for Aerospace Education Achievement during the Air Force Birthday Dinner Sept. 18, 2019, in National Harbor, Maryland.
  • 36AS's Pilot for a Day

    The 36th Airlift Squadron recently rebooted the Pilot for a Day program to inspire the next generation to consider pursuing careers in the world of aviation. The day included a full tour of the squadron, a mission brief, aircrew flight equipment familiarization and culminated in a C-130J Super Hercules flight.
  • AF JROTC teams places 2nd at JLAB

    Hands were in the standby position as members of the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps competed in the 8th Annual JROTC Leadership and Academic Bowl, in Washington, D.C., June 21-24, 2019.
  • Air Force announces Junior ROTC instructors of the year

    The Air Force recognized the performance of two of the best instructors in its citizen development program by awarding them Air Force Junior ROTC Instructor of the Year awards for the 2018-2019 academic year. The selection announcement was made June 12, 2019, at Headquarters AFJROTC here.Retired Col. Gina Humble, Baltimore Polytech Institute,
  • Junior ROTC cadets off and flying in Chief of Staff of the Air Force Flight Academy Scholarship program

    The inaugural class of Air Force Junior ROTC cadets participating in the Chief of Staff of the Air Force Flight Academy Scholarship program this summer are off and flying, many already hitting their solo milestone.
  • Air Force celebrates three-peat win at the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Leadership and Academic Bowl

    The Air Force took top honors for the third year in a row at the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Leadership and Academic Bowl in Washington, D.C., June 23-25. The Air Force Junior ROTC team from Scripps Ranch High School, San Diego, battled it out to take home the trophy for a third time.
  • Air Force soars during 2018 National High School Drill Team Championships

    The nation’s top Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets traveled to Daytona Beach, Florida, May 4-6, for the 2018 National High School Drill Team Championships. The high school students showcased their skills in both armed and unarmed categories in front of judges and military training instructors from all branches of the military during the three day event.
  • AFJROTC: Inspiring youth toward STEM careers, creating opportunity

    Part of Air University’s mission is “We produce the future ... ”  Efforts to do just that begin with Air Force Junior ROTC, which is our high school citizenship program with 120,000 cadets and a consistently diverse participation with typically 58 percent minority and 38 percent female enrollment.   Outreach efforts by DoD, Air Force, AFJROTC, Air
  • South Carolina AFJROTC unit receives record number of AFROTC scholarships

    Air Force ROTC recently awarded scholarships to seven Air Force JROTC cadets at Clover High School, South Carolina, a new record for the school. “That’s nearly one-third of my senior class,” said retired Maj. Brian Batson during a recent interview with the local newspaper The Herald. “You could tell this class was special when they started with us
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7/2/2020
Some 120,000 members of the National Guard have responded this year to natural disasters, have participated in global military operations, responded to civil disturbances and responded to COVID-19, the chief of the National Guard Bureau said.
7/2/2020
The assistant secretary of defense for health affairs, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for military personnel policy and the Washington Headquarters Services director gave a Pentagon briefing on COVID-19 response efforts.
6/30/2020
Speeding ahead with the development of hypersonic weapons will require the Defense Department to be far less risk-averse than it is now, DOD's director of defense research and engineering for modernization said.
6/30/2020
The Missile Defense Agency is looking to adapt current technologies against the hypersonic threat while looking toward new capabilities.
6/26/2020
NATO welcomes nuclear arms talks between the United States and Russia, but would like China to join the negotiations, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.
6/26/2020
China is actively working in Europe and Africa to subvert the infrastructure that has maintained peace since the end of World War II, the commander of U.S. Naval Forces in Europe and Africa and NATO's Allied Joint Force Command said.