All Eleven Phoenix Union JROTC Programs Attended the 29th Annual Armed Forces Career Officer Day

Posted by Communications on 11/30/2017

All eleven Phoenix Union JROTC programs attended the  29th annual Armed Forces Career Officer Day luncheon at McCormick Ranch, Scottsdale Arizona on   November 21.    The PUHSD cadets joined Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps JROTC programs from throughout the state. Recruiters from the United States Military Academies (West Point, Annapolis, Air Force and US Coast Guard), ASU, Arizona, NAU, New Mexico Military Institute, Norwich and Emory Riddle Aeronautical University attended.

This program designed to expose high school Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) Cadets to the challenges of a career in the military and the rewards of service to the country.  The event focuses on all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces and exposes cadets to the opportunities in attending college on the path to becoming a commissioned officer in the US Armed Forces.

Over 340 JROTC students, educators, sponsors, military members, recruiters, veterans and family members attended.