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New Herndon High School Junior ROTC Cadets Learn Important Lessons at Camp

by RestonNow.com — August 22, 2017 at 4:00 pm 3 Comments

Herndon High School freshmen who are joining the school’s Navy Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps learned all about the program last week during a New Cadet Introductory Course camp.

The incoming cadets learned how to march, how to wear and care for their uniforms, and how to handle a rifle among other valuable lessons. In addition, they participated in community service, including a cleanup of Dranesville Road near the school.

Students also learned the importance of physical fitness as a cadet, including through completion of an obstacle course.

Awards were presented to the top-performing cadets for academics, drill and physical fitness during the orientation course.

  • Chuck Morningwood

    I wonder how many of them will be coming home in body bags because if the Clown in Chief’s new escalation in Afghanistan.

    • Mike M

      In my experience they don;t fret so much about that as your standard L-word.

    • TheKingJAK

      You obviously won’t have to worry about that.

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