Ex­plor­ing JROTC’s Rich His­tory In Hawai‘i

MidWeek (Hawaii) - - Front Page - JUST THOUGHTS Bob Jones

tar­get­ing stu­dents as young mil­i­tary.

icy mem­o­ran­dum says that “while not de­signed to be a is noth­ing in ex­ist­ing law that pre­cludes ... fa­cil­i­tat­ing t he re­cruit­ment of young men and women into the U.S. Army.”

mil­i­tary dis­ci­pline and lead er­ship in­struc­tion help stu dents be achiev­ers.

For­mer state Sen. Po hai Ryan, a Kame­hameha Schools alumna, said, when her school was bail­ing out, gram which has a long his­tory at Kame­hameha and has pro duced a lot of gen­er­als, in man Adm. Robert Ki­hune and re­tired Na­tional Guard Gen. Ed Richard­son.”

Shelbi Davis, a for­mer in Sedalia, Mis­souri, may have ex­pressed it best for the pro side:

“The in­struc­tors are like your par­ents i n t hat t hey want the best for mem­bers, help en­sure they get to col ar­ships — all very im­por­tant be­cause a lot of kids in high

In 2004, then-Rad­ford High School JROTC cadet and 11th-grader Me­lanie Leonard re­ceived na­tional news­pa­per cov­er­age as she saluted dur­ing a Me­mo­rial Day cer­e­mony at Pearl Har­bor.

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