11 Phoenix Union Army Junior ROTC Units Attend The Armed Forces Career Officer Luncheon

Posted by Community Relations on 12/2/2015

Eleven Phoenix Union Army Junior ROTC units joined 25 other JROTC schools across the state attending the Armed Forces Career Officer Luncheon, November 24 at McCormick Ranch Golf Club in Scottsdale.   This event began 28 years ago by then Phoenix Union District Army Instructor Colonel Pat Patterson created the luncheon as a way to support the military and encourage quality young men and women to become officers in the Armed Forces. The student cadets learned about service opportunities, and met representatives from college ROTCs, service academies, and other schools such as Mew Mexico Military Academy and Norwich Academy, and heard from young officers who spoke about their personal stories. Phoenix Union’s Army Instructor Lieutenant Colonel Pete Sandberg was recognized for honoring the legacy of Col. Patterson and keeping Armed Forces Career Officers Day alive and well.