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Army JROTC Bruin Battalion
Instructor: LTC(Ret) Jacqueline Bullock   

Welcome to the Forest Park High School Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Web page. We invite you to review our page. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at 703-583-3200 or email us: Bullocja@PWCS.EDU.

Purpose: The purpose of Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC), is to teach high school students the value of citizenship, responsibility, a sense of accomplishment, while instilling in them self-esteem, teamwork, and self-discipline.

Our focus is reflected in our mission statement, “TO MOTIVATE YOUNG PEOPLE TO BE BETTER CITIZENS.”

SEE THE FOLDER BELOW FOR SCHOOL YEAR 2016-2017 JROTC ENROLLMENT APPLICATION!!

The SY 15-16 Military Science I, II, III and IV course syllabus is in the group files section at the bottom of the page.

NOTE: Our Bruin Battalion Master Activities Calendar for SY 2015-2016 is published in the Group Files Section.
 
Tasks for Completion
No "Tasks for Completion" exist(s)
Bruin Battalion News
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JROTC 3rd Annual Awards Banquet
The 3rd Annual Awards Banquet for May 17, 2016 has been postponed. The new date for the Awards Ceremony is 24 May 2016.
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JROTC Supports the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure!
JROTC Cadets will, once again, support the support the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Washington, DC on May 7, 2016. Cadets will serve as Volunteers and motivators to race participants as they complete the 5K run or walk to stomp out breast cancer! Come join the effort and show your support.
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JROTC Information Night
Come out and hear about our JROTC Program! Information Night is scheduled for May 5, 2016 at 6:30 pm. Meet the Senior Army Instructor and Army Instructor as they provide an overview of the Program. The Cadets will be there to discuss JROTC Teams and answer your questions!
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2016 Manassas Air Show!
FPHS is performing at this year's 2016 Manassas Air Show! The show has free admission and will occur on Saturday, 7 May 2016.
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JROTC to Participate in PWCS School Board Meeting
FPHS JROTC Cadets will conduct Color Guard, lead the Pledge of Allegiance and speak at the upcoming PWCS School Board meeting to be held on 20 April 2016.
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JROTC 100th Anniversary 5K Run
Come join all Cadets of all services as we participate in the celebration of 100 years of JROTC (1916-2016). Across the United States, JROTC units will simultaneously run a 5K on 23 April 2016 beginning at 11:00 am. FPHS JROTC will run with other PWCS JROTC units at Battlefield HS.
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BRUIN BATTALION DINING IN
Cadets of the Bruin Battalion Celebrated the JROTC 100th Anniversary at this year's Dining In, held on 1 April 2016. Thanks to the Bruin Battalion Support Organization (BBSO), the cadets had a wonderful time exercising traditional military formal customs and courtesies!
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WSHS Basketball /Color Guard Tournament
FPHS JROTC participated in the 3d Annual Woodbridge Sr HS Basketball/Color Guard and Academic Tournament held on 9 April 2016 at WSHS. FPHS placed 1st in the Color Guard event. Go Bruins! On Time, On Target, Never Quit!
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BRUIN BATTALION CYBERPATRIOT TEAM

The Bruin Battalion JROTC CyberPatriot Team competed today, Saturday, January 30, in the state round competition (missing from photo, Technical Mentor Army Cyber Warfare SGT Casey Doolin, Cadet Lewis and Cadet Somane).

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REMINDER: BRUIN BATTALION UNIFORM INSPECTION/WEAR
Welcome Back!

UNIFORM INSPECTION/WEAR REMINDER................
Regularly scheduled uniform inspection/wear will be on Tuesday and Wednesday of each school week, to include after Monday holidays or Teacher Workdays’.

Tuesday (February 2) and Wednesday (February 3), is the Bruin Battalion scheduled Uniform Inspection/Wear dates for the week of February 1-5.

You can only wear a long black coat over the "CLASS A or ASU COAT." Short coats "ARE NOT" authorized for wear over the CLASS A or ASU coat.

UNIFORM INSPECTION/WEAR MAKE-UPS..............
Uniform inspection/wear make-ups will end at the end of this grading quarter, January 29, 2016. Cadets will only be allowed to make up the uniform inspection/wear date due to an absence (excused) on the designated inspection/wear date.
NOTE: Parent/guardian of cadet should email or send letter/note to the AI or SAI.

As a LEADER, it is the sole responsibility of the cadet to contact the AI or SAI directly to schedule your make-up date.
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JROTC Awards Night
"Bruin Battalion" JROTC Awards Night

The Mid-Year Awards Ceremony is now scheduled for Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 6:30 pm.
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FOREST PARK RAIDER TEAM COMPETES
On October 17, 2015, the Forest Park High School JROTC Bruin Battalion Raider Team traveled to Alexandria, VA, where they participated and competed in the T. C. Williams High School Army JROTC “Annual Invitational Raider’s Meet.” The events consisted of the modified Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) which included the one minute push-up and sit-up events and a one mile run, 5 KM Road March/Run, Litter Carry, One Rope Bridge and the Logistic Relay.
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Drill Team Takes Home Trophies!!
JROTC DRILL TEAM TAKES HOME TROPHIES
On early Saturday morning, 17 October 2015, our Army JROTC Bruin Battalion Drill Team traveled to Spotsylvania, VA, to represent our school at the Courtland High School “JROTC 9th Annual Back to School Drill Competition.” Our Drill Team’s outstanding performance was rewarded with 2nd Place, Overall Winner. Included in the Bruin success was the achievement of 1st Place, Squad Drill, 3rd Place, Color Guard, and 3rd Place, In-Ranks Inspection.

Thank you to Courtland High School Army Instructor Master Sergeant Mose Mallard and his Cadets for hosting the Drill Competition, held at Spotsylvania High School.

"GO BRUINS"
Bruin Battalion Formation (Weekly)
The Bruin Battalion Morning Formation is held weekly on every Thursday, 7:00 - 7:25 am. No Battalion Formation will occur over scheduled PWCS Holiday Break or due to a "Code Green or Red Day."

NOTE: Battalion Formation is a graded event. See you in the gymnasium.
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The Forest Park JROTC Cadets represent Forest Park High School at the 31st Army Ten Miler

The Army Ten-Miler 'Warrior Tent,' in its fifth year, was originally initiated to provide a means of honoring all the amazing wounded, ill or injured service members and veterans who participate in the race. For the past two years the Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) cadets have come out as volunteers to help set up the tent, serve meals, and support and interact with the athletes who have turned their adversity into inspiration for others. Following the race, the JROTC cadets enjoy greeting their guests with delicious homemade chili and hot beverages under the comfort of the Warrior Tent.

The Forest Park High School JROTC cadets from Woodbridge, Va., begin their day with the preparation of the Warrior Tent in the Hooah Tent Zone. Cadets place banners and poster displays of wounded, ill or injured service members and veterans both inside and outside of the tent.

The cadets then move to the starting line to join the more than 35,000 registered race participants and thousands of spectators, in pre-race activities. As the race kicks off, the JROTC cadets cheer on loudly in support of the more than 100 athletes who will complete in the Wounded Warrior and Wheelchair category.

ANNOUNCEMENT: We have a website!!!
Our battalion has an official website, which is under the title "Official Bruin Battalion Website" in the Links section of this page. Check the website regularly for updates on events that our battalion does and pictures of your cadets!!!
JROTC Teams
Practice is on Thursday 2:15-4:00 pm.
Practice is as required.
Practice is Mon and Wed 2:15-4:00 pm.
Practice is Thursday 2:15-4:00 pm.
Team practice is on Tues and Thurs 2:15-4:00 pm.
Practice is as required.
Team practice is on Thurs 6:00-9:00 pm.
Practice is Tues and Thurs 2:15-4:00 concurrent with Raider practice.
A sports physical is required for participation on this team. Team practice is on Tues & Thurs 2:15-4:00 pm.
Group Files
 AJROTC - Why Join?
Information on why Army JROTC is the best course elective for your student.
 AJROTC Course Syllabus
SCHOOL AND AJROTC REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ACADEMIC SCHOOL YEAR
 AJROTC Key Information
General information
 AJROTC Newsletter "The Bruin Beat"
The Army JROTC Newsletter
 AJROTC Parents
Information for Parents of JROTC cadets.
 AJROTC Policies
AJROTC Policies and Procedures
 AJROTC Summer Camp 2015
Summer Camp Forms
 Bruin Bn Alumni Update
Information about and to our Alumni!
 Bruin Bn Support Organization (BBSO)
Want to support JROTC? Here is how.
 Cadet Leaders
Info for the Cadet Leaders of the Battalion
 Guest Speakers to FPHS AJROTC
Guest speaker information
 Student Instructional Material
Information on student lessons and curriculum.
 Student Reference Materials
Reference manuals and guides.
 SY 2016-2017 JROTC Application
Application for admittance into the FPHS JROTC Program
Contacts
+ 1) LTC (Ret) Bullock, Jacqueline, SAI
+ 2) 1SG (Ret) Garris, Anthony, AI
+ 3) Cadet/LTC Curell, Matthew, Battalion Commander
+ 4) Cadet/MAJ Baptiste, Shani, Battalion Executive Officer
+ 5) Cadet/SGM James, Mario, Battalion Command Sergeant Major
Click on name to see details.

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