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The appeal of JROTC

Army JROTC poses for a picture shortly after their Raider Team Tryouts. Their upcoming Raider Competition is the Black Cat Raider Challenge in Fredericktown, Missouri, in early April.
Why do some Davenport West students take JROTC, and others don’t?
February 15, 2019

“Present colors!” The cadet wielding the saber issues the command for you and your fellow Color Guard members to move into the next position. Carrying a decommissioned rifle, you change your hold on...

Davenport North/West Marine Corps JROTC wins big in Des Moines

Davenport MCJROTC receives nine trophies at the award ceremony. Photo published with permission by Ryan Rice.
April 1, 2018

On Saturday, Mar. 31, the Davenport North/West Marine Corps Junior Reserves Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC) program competed in a drill competition at North High School in Des Moines, Iowa. They competed...

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